This time she felt it, the luxury of his voice suffusing her chest, and the sound combined with the warmth of his arms, the pointed pressure of his chin on the top of her head, served to romance her.
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Nathan hadn’t kissed her like that, but Ezekiel would have no way of knowing it. His overtures had been bold, like he was, daring. Not sensitive and giving like this.Ezekiel pulled back and unspeaking, tucked her head to his chest. One of her hands raised, almost involuntary, scooping beneath his shirt to a place in the center. “I’m not Nathan,”…
She’d fall hard and fast for him if she’d let it. But the pain of her mom’s betrayal and what still lay unsaid with her dad stopped her, and instead, she teetered on the edge, her mind warring with the daydream spun around her.
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Her mom and dad’s divorce, although it was years ago, still causes friction in nineteen-year-old Hannah Giselle’s life, friction she hopes two weeks alone with her dad in the northern California mountains will help begin to heal.
But her mom’s resentment seems to follow her there, taking a firm grip in the secrets which soon come to light. Her dad had a fiancée she knew nothing about, a lovely woman whose unresolved disappearance quickly turns her already troubled world upside down.
She finds comfort in the arms of handsome local, Troy Lansing. He’s stronger than he knows and, despite his personal doubts, the steady hand she needs. Especially when yet one more revelation tears her life apart.
A clean, romantic suspense for young adults by best-selling author, SUZANNE D. WILLIAMS.