By Sherryl Woods

ISBN-10: 0778329755

ISBN-13: 9780778329756

Daisy Spencer's identify is on everybody's lips...How may well the practical daughter of Trinity Harbor's self-proclaimed patriarch have taken within the boy stuck hot-wiring her automobile? even 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 simple, an get away from her personal tragic earlier. she will be able to forget about the town's nay-saying. the sole 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 probability at redemption. quickly he is commuting to the captivating 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 is not as sleepy because it seems to be.

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Oh, Daisy,” the social worker murmured when she’d heard what Daisy had to say. “Are you sure you want to do this? Tommy’s a real troublemaker. ” “He needs love,” Daisy retorted. ” Daisy demanded. “Of course not,” Frances said, as if the very idea that someone would consider a Spencer unfit was ludicrous. “Then that’s that. ” “Until I find a relative,” the social worker reminded her. “Or not,” Daisy said. ” Frances sighed. “I will. ” “Then you be real sure not to tell him,” Daisy retorted. ” Frances was still sputtering over the threat when Daisy hung up.

King could all but hear the laughter of his family and friends at that. It was true, subtlety wasn’t exactly his style. Never had been, but for once he could see the value in using other people to do his dirty work. His sons, for instance. Tucker and Bobby ought to be able to straighten out this mess. Tucker was the sheriff, for goodness’ sakes. Maybe he could wave that badge of his around and get Daisy to see reason. King sighed. Not likely. Tucker took his duties seriously. He wasn’t likely to use his office to carry out his daddy’s personal wishes.

All Daisy had cared about was having children she could shower with love. Adoption would have suited her just fine. But Billy hadn’t been able to see beyond the fact that his fiancée was barren. Billy had wanted sons and daughters of his own. He’d wanted his blood running through their veins, proof of his manhood running through the streets. He’d wanted to start a dynasty as proud as the Spencers’. When Daisy couldn’t give him that, he’d taken back his ring and gone looking for someone who could.

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