A Family At Last by Jacqueline Diamond

By Jacqueline Diamond

The Wait could simply Be Over

Years after a teenage prank ended badly and a tender boy's testimony positioned his ally in penitentiary, Downhome, Tennessee, remains to be attempting to heal the scars of the previous scandal. Now the 2 are again in town--one attempting to transparent himself of homicide, the opposite of betrayal--and long-buried emotions were stirred.

Karen Lowell is once more stuck among the 2 males, with much more now at stake. Her brother's ongoing campaign to shift blame clear of himself has already poisoned her prior, and now it's tainting her goals for the future.

Because Karen yearns for a lifestyles that might contain pediatrician Chris McRay, the fellow who's now--as he was once such a lot of years ago--her lover. A lifestyles the place she and Chris can be a relatives at last.

The selection is hers. Can she make it?

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Calves dotted the fenced-in fields, as did the new foals tottering on long, shaky legs as they ran alongside their mamas. It was spring. A time of renewal. Cat felt it in every facet of her being. A short distance ahead, she noticed an old car on the side of the road. When she passed, she saw it was empty and thought nothing of it. But no sooner had she passed than she realized someone was on foot on the shoulder ahead. Most likely the driver of the car. It wasn’t Cat’s habit to pick up hitchhikers, but the person on foot was a young teenage girl carrying a small suitcase, so she changed her mind.

Not for anybody. And she was ready to put as much passion into a family as she had into avenging her father’s murder. All she needed was the chance. After she returned from Austin, she would give Art a call. As she drove, she couldn’t help but notice how clear the air was and how blue the sky. That blue was echoed by the bluebonnets blooming in the pastures and along the roadsides. Calves dotted the fenced-in fields, as did the new foals tottering on long, shaky legs as they ran alongside their mamas.

His eyes were dark, and his mouth was wide and full. He had a stubborn cut to his jaw and a head of thick, black hair that he wore in a short ponytail at the nape of his neck. He’d been a part of the Mexican police department in Chihuahua for eleven years, the last five as a detective in Homicide. He was a proud man who didn’t play favorites, and he was not influenced by people with money. This morning, he’d had a fight with his wife, Conchita, a flat tire on his car and had burned his tongue on his first sip of coffee.

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