By Alissa Johnson
Girl Kate Cole used to be a tender lady of outstanding attractiveness, notable expertise, and striking allure. She was once additionally a girl so remarkably susceptible to injuries that it was once usually thought of clever to maintain as a lot distance from her as possible.
Yet Andrew Hunter easily couldn't remain away. No different lady might do for his spouse. He might supply her experience, constancy, and a fortune so giant she'd desire numerous lifetimes to head via half it. What lady may possibly ask for more?
All Kate requested for was once a real love fit. And Mr. Hunter essentially had no room in his center for this type of foolish emotion. yet then how used to be it that it doesn't matter what event he dragged her on, it doesn't matter what mishap took place her, the glance in his eyes instructed her they were...DESTINED TO final.
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Blue tinted her mouth as she shivered. " Shenandoah looked up at the windmill towering over us. "I want to listen to the mockingbird. He barked like a dog this morning," she said. I placed a protective arm around her. "It wasn't a mockingbird," I insisted. I knew mockingbirds did sometimes bark like a dog, but not in this temperature. " I pulled her toward the door. " "No, it's not. " She glanced over her shoulder as I pushed her back into the schoolhouse. Miss Gibson and Josh Paul stood by the window, still talking about the weather.
About a mile from camp, I heard a clicking sound coming like dozens of butter churns hitting, wood on wood. I crept up the hill, crouching low. A band of Indians was crowded around a field. " Now that's more like it, I thought. "I'd say seventy-five or more natives cheered from the side. I watched from a clump of trees. They started swinging sticks at a small ball. When I crawled closer, I realized they were playing a ball game of sorts. A wild ball game. Turtle shells tied at their knees clicked and clacked as the players ran through the short grass.
Page iv Acknowledgements Special thanks to the editors of Windmilling, a history of Swisher County, for their labor in preserving county history. Thanks to all my critique partners, my sister, Ruth Sims, and other friends who have shared their knowledge so willingly. Last and most important, thanks to my husband, Dickey, and my best friendsmy daughters, Stephanie Nance and Cynthia Freeman. Page 1 Chapter One The coldest day in Texas was also the day I found out I was in love with Josh Paul Younger, just like every other sappy, twelve-year-old girl who lived in Swisher County in the Texas Panhandle.
Destined to Last (Providence, Book 4) by Alissa Johnson