By Sherryl Woods
Daisy Spencer's identify is on everybody's lips...How might the practical daughter of Trinity Harbor's self-proclaimed patriarch have taken within the boy stuck hot-wiring her motor vehicle? even if the boy is a modern day Huck Finn or no longer, Trinity Harbor is in an uproar. yet for Daisy, guiding the orphaned ten-year-old is straightforward, an break out from her personal tragic prior. she will be able to forget about the town's nay-saying. the sole problem is...that guy. That guy is the boy's uncle, Walker Ames, a difficult D.C. cop who sees his unforeseen nephew as his final probability at redemption. quickly he is commuting to the fascinating fishbowl of a city, the place every person assumes he is seduced Daisy--their most sensible Sunday-school instructor! yet to Walker, Daisy is a disconcerting mixture of fascinating innocence and smart-mouthed pleasure in a city that isn't as sleepy because it seems.
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King waved his latest housekeeper out of the dining room. Never could trust the help not to pass along every word that was spoken in his house. ” “I should have known you didn’t just invite us over here for a nice dinner,” Tucker grumbled. “He never does,” Bobby agreed. “Steak always comes with a price. ” King scowled at the pair of them. “Don’t smart-mouth me. ” “Last I heard, Daisy was a grown woman who knew her own mind,” Bobby said. “What’s she done that’s so all-fired wrong? She saw a kid who needed someone and she took him in.
He’d been at it for fifteen frustrating years now, and not a day went by anymore when he didn’t wish he’d chosen another profession. Unfortunately, law enforcement was the only one he cared about, and he happened to be good at it. His arrest-conviction ratio was the best in the department, because he refused to give up until he had the right suspect in custody. Few of his cases were ever relegated to some cold case file left for others to solve years from now. ” his boss asked when he spotted Walker crossing the squad room and heading straight for the industrial strength coffee.
Daisy had fully expected to be confronted by her father before that first day was out, but when that day passed and the one after without a visit, she thought maybe he was going to keep his nose out of her plan to keep Tommy. Not for a single minute did she believe he might not know what was going on. Not only did her father stay away, so did everyone else, aside from Tucker, who’d been poking his nose in on a regular basis, most likely to count the silver behind her back. At any rate, after the better part of a week she was beginning to believe that everything was going to work out just as she’d intended.
About That Man by Sherryl Woods