By Susan Wiggs
A talented yet surgeon, 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 in the future a feminine fugitive with a gunshot wound looks in Blue's surgical procedure. although she holds a pistol geared toward his middle, the desperation in her eyes awakens Blue's compassion. Reluctantly he's attracted to her fragile attractiveness, her nerves of metal and the secret surrounding her circumstances.Isabel Fish-Wooten has spent so much of her lifestyles at the run, yet every thing adjustments while she forces a stranger to avoid wasting her lifestyles. but her rescue comes with an unforeseen rate. As Isabel recovers from her wounds, she reveals herself touched by means of this notable 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 a unprecedented and specified love, and the dear reward of a moment probability at happiness.
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It was too close to what had actually befallen her mother. ” He grew serious. “But if anyone ever tried to harm a hair on your head—” he dared to reach out, to touch the shining obsidian silk of her hair “—I would save you, June Li. ” Her blush deepened to the color of a ripe persimmon. He was pretty sure he was blushing, too. His ears felt on fire. “But I don’t want you to have to defy your father for my sake,” she added. “I do that enough on my own,” he admitted. ” June took the pitcher and headed for the door.
The cook and housekeeper, who disliked each other and rarely spoke, were engaged in a loud conversation that stopped the moment Blue stepped into the room. ” he asked, looking from Mrs. Li to Mrs. Riordan. “Is not my fault,” said Mrs. Li. “I told him it was a terrible, desperate idea,” said Mrs. Riordan, tucking a lock of ginger hair into her cap. She was uncommonly beautiful, too young to have endured what she’d suffered until Blue had offered her employment keeping house for him. “Told who? ” he asked.
If her head would stop whirling, if her mouth weren’t so dry, she would ask where she was. And then she would tell him not to look so concerned. She thought she detected shades of guilt in his stern face. This wasn’t his fault, she wanted to tell him. He probably saved lives every day and shouldn’t regard her as a failure. Holing up in a filthy shed and coming down with a raging fever had been her fault entirely. She was beyond saving, and had been for a long time. He paused by the bed to study her while she regarded him with curiosity and mounting confusion.