By Kate George
A California holiday appears like an exceptional suggestion to Vermonter Bree MacGowan until eventually a useless girl falls into her lifestyles, she's kidnapped from her mattress, and her boyfriend disappears thoroughly. It's adequate to make a lady want she'd by no means heard of California. fortunately for Bree, a rugged undercover federal agent is set to maintain her from changing into a casualty in his newest case, yet Bree is lower than cooperative. it may be she doesn't comprehend he's on her facet, or perhaps she's simply undeniable hardheaded. both manner, it's adequate to make a man want he'd by no means heard of Bree MacGowan.
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Allen asked. He stood at the gas barbecue on the rental house’s back porch. Moths ﬂuttered around the porch light. Over his navy blue ﬁsherman’s sweater and khakis Allen wore a Hail to the Chef apron they found hanging on a hook in the pantry. He was a tall, ruggedly handsome thirty-eight-year-old. Susan had fallen in love with his thick, wavy salt-and-pepper hair and pale green eyes. He had a scar on his left cheek that looked like a dimple, so it appeared as if Allen were smiling even when he wasn’t.
Say good-bye, Mattie,” she repeated. ” he called, waving at the stranger with his free hand. The man stood up, but didn’t leave the table. “Hey, listen, I’m sorry. I was just . ” Susan kept walking, pulling Mattie along. But she realized they couldn’t make a clean getaway. They had a long drive ahead, and Mattie would need to use the restroom. She bypassed the glass door exit and headed toward the alcove where there was a wooden highchair along with several orange plastic booster seats in a stack.
In so many ways, it was. She felt lucky to work at home with the part-time consulting-nurse job. Walt was a great dad, very doting. He was an engineer for Boeing, and every afternoon, when he returned home from work, he’d look after Michael so she could have a run, go to the store, or just steal some alone time. Susan remembered many an afternoon, handing the screaming baby to Walt before he even made it through the front door. Walt. If someone had ever told her she’d end up marrying a man who was follicularly challenged, she would have told them they were crazy.
California Schemin' by Kate George