By Susan Wiggs
A proficient yet bothered doctor, Blue Calhoun runs a thriving clinical 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 appears to be like in Blue's surgical procedure. even if she holds a pistol geared toward his center, 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 so much of her existence at the run, yet every thing adjustments whilst she forces a stranger to save lots of her existence. but her rescue comes with an unforeseen cost. As Isabel recovers from her wounds, she unearths herself touched through this extraordinary 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 specific love, and the dear present of a moment probability at happiness.
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Oh, sorry. ” He put up a hand to forestall further sarcasm from his son. He sent him down to the surgery for supplies, and the boy hurried out, more obedient and unquestioning than he’d been in ages. After Lucas left, Blue eyed Miss Fish-Wooten with resentment. “So I’m to start and end my day with you,” he muttered. Her eyelids fluttered but didn’t stay open. There was such delicacy about her. It was hard to believe she had survived the day. “Give me one reason I should save you,” he said. “Because I’m a doctor who took an oath?
But he couldn’t shake loose his suspicion that she had shot a man. Or the knowledge that she was armed and dangerous. If she shot another person, the fault would be Blue’s. “I need your advice,” he said to Rory. He explained about the woman disguised as a boy—wounded, armed and endowed with a baffling and unexpected charm. “She walked away and I don’t know where she went,” Blue concluded. ” “Now you give her description to the police and let them try to find her. ” A born womanizer, Rory often encountered problems when his many liaisons intersected.
I swear on the saints, I told him—” He broke away and went to the foyer, taking the stairs two at a time. Sancha’s room was off-limits. Lucas knew that. No one went there, no one touched her things or used the furniture. Only Bernadette and the day maid went there to keep the room spotless, as though waiting for her to return. “For the resurrection,” he’d overheard Bernadette say to the maid when she hadn’t known he was listening. He burst inside and stopped short. Twin gas jets above the bed hissed softly into a taut, charged silence.