By Susan Wiggs
A talented yet bothered health practitioner, Blue Calhoun runs a thriving scientific perform from his Nob Hill mansion in San Francisco whereas elevating his son on my own after an unthinkable tragedy. Then sooner or later a feminine fugitive with a gunshot wound looks in Blue's surgical procedure. even if she holds a pistol geared toward his middle, the desperation in her eyes awakens Blue's compassion. Reluctantly he's attracted to her fragile good looks, her nerves of metal and the secret surrounding her circumstances.Isabel Fish-Wooten has spent such a lot of her lifestyles at the run, yet every thing adjustments while she forces a stranger to save lots of her existence. but her rescue comes with an unforeseen expense. As Isabel recovers from her wounds, she reveals herself touched through this outstanding guy and yearns to arrive out to him and his rebellious son.From danger-filled again alleys to the glittering ballrooms of excessive society, Isabel and Blue confront the violence and corruption that threatens their newfound ardour. Theirs is an unforgettable quest to find an extraordinary and unique love, and the dear reward of a moment likelihood at happiness.
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She’d sailed three of the seven seas. For the past year, she’d been touring the vast United States of America. The rollicking, high-rolling spirit of the wild land and ambitious people suited her perfectly—until last night. After so many years on her own, she was supposed to be good at survival. Yet only this morning, she’d nearly thrown herself into the jaws of the enemy. Dr. Calhoun had patched her up beautifully, and she had actually begun to feel safe, up until the moment the nurse had sent her fleeing for her life.
Like Blue, she had detected the crackle that charged the air lately between their children. Lucas and June had grown up together, practically brother and sister, but a few months ago all that had changed. The change coincided with a certain lush ripeness that had come over June in her fifteenth springtime. “I’ll be home by suppertime,” said Lucas, snatching another muffin and rushing out the door. “Maybe there’s hope for the boy yet,” Blue mused, watching the lanky, loping adolescent hurry toward St.
He demanded. No greeting, no explanation, no apology for putting a stranger into his dead mother’s bed. Yet there wasn’t a trace of anger in his voice, only desperation. “Hurry,” Lucas continued, motioning with his hand. ” Blue was seized by a swift memory he didn’t know he had—Lucas at age five, running across the stockade at Fort Carrington with his hands cupped around some delicate, precious treasure. He barged into Blue’s dispensary and opened his little hands to reveal a tiny unfledged baby bird, its skin the color of bruised flesh, its beak grotesquely large, its head too big to be supported by its skinny neck.
A Summer Affair by Susan Wiggs