By Sherryl Woods
Daisy Spencer's identify is on everybody's lips...How may the practical daughter of Trinity Harbor's self-proclaimed patriarch have taken within the boy stuck hot-wiring her automobile? no matter if the boy is a modern day Huck Finn or now not, Trinity Harbor is in an uproar. yet for Daisy, guiding the orphaned ten-year-old is straightforward, an break out from her personal tragic previous. she will forget about the town's nay-saying. the only difficulty 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 likelihood at redemption. quickly he is commuting to the captivating fishbowl of a city, the place all people assumes he is seduced Daisy--their top Sunday-school instructor! yet to Walker, Daisy is a disconcerting mixture of captivating innocence and smart-mouthed pleasure in a city that is not as sleepy because it appears to be like.
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No, ma’am,” he said, his expression defiant. ” Molly meowed plaintively, as if to lend her support to Tommy. “There’s plenty of food downstairs in the kitchen, if you’re hungry,” Daisy said. “That’s now. Sooner or later you’ll send me packing. I need to have the money for backup supplies. I figured I could pawn this stuff over in Colonial Beach or maybe even down in Richmond. ” She brushed aside Tucker’s restraining hands and rested her own against the boy’s cheek. “We’ve been over this. I will not send you packing,” she said very firmly.
And Bobby…well, Bobby was an enigma to him. No telling what he would do—probably the exact opposite of what King wanted. That was the way it had been lately. Not one of his children paid a bit of attention to him, or to their Southern heritage. What kind of respect could a man expect in his golden years if his own children went around stirring up the kind of trouble Daisy had gotten herself into? Respect was important to a man. King had always liked being a mover and shaker in Trinity Harbor. He figured he deserved it, since his very own ancestors had wandered over from Jamestown to start the town.
She didn’t want anything to rock this new life she was creating for herself and Tommy. Wiping her hands on her apron, she took her time going to the door. When she found her minister, Anna-Louise Walton, on her doorstep, a welcoming smile spread across her face. The redheaded pastor had already made a huge difference in town with her blunt talk and warm compassion. Daisy had liked her from the instant they’d met. She also liked her husband, a former foreign correspondent who had taken over the town’s weekly newspaper.
About That Man by Sherryl Woods