By Brenda Jackson
For Erica Sanders, discovering a soul mate used to be the simple half. Brian Lawson is the fellow she wishes, and everybody is of the same opinion they are the fitting couple. Almost each person. the only exception is Erica's mom, Karen, who prefers her daughter marry one other guy. Karen even hires a personal detective to enquire Brian, however the fact he uncovers is the very last thing she expected—a devastating betrayal that rips either households apart.
Convinced that her courting cannot be salvaged, Erica ends her engagement. but she has lingering doubts over her selection, particularly as soon as Brian's appealing unmarried neighbor begins pursuing him. an opportunity assembly proves that the eagerness among Brian and Erica hasn't dimmed—but neither has the selection of others to maintain them aside, or the surprising lengths Karen will visit so that it will undermine her daughter's relationship.
As secrets and techniques previous and new are printed, Erica and Brian locate themselves stuck among the bonds of the earlier and an doubtful destiny, every one making painful discoveries approximately who to think and belief. Masterfully advised and laced with the sensuality and drama that Brenda Jackson does most sensible, this is often an unforgettable tale of relationships at their most complicated, and the way demanding it may be to choose from dwelling separate lives—or retaining quickly while love hangs via a silken thread….
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Our daughter has fallen in love. ” She waved off his words with an elegant hand. “Happy? The very thought makes me want to have a stiff drink. Spare me the spiel about love, Wilson. It has nothing to do with our daughter. We raised her to expect the finer things in life. Love won’t keep those expectations coming her way. My ancestors, yours and the Hayes’s have established their places in Ohio’s history. We aren’t regular people and everyone in this town knows it. They go out of their way to give us the respect we deserve.
She decided to ask. ” Erica’s brows lifted in surprise. ” Brian chuckled. ” At her doubtful look, he leaned over and brushed a kiss across her lips. His eyes were gentle and held a depth of understanding that she couldn’t help but appreciate. “I told you not to worry, Erica. Everything will be fine. ” Hearing him put her mother’s very thoughts into words made her shiver. ” His laughter filled the room and he pulled her into his arms. “Baby, no one can talk me out of marrying you. Besides, Mom wouldn’t think of doing so anyway.
He chuckled. “I went this morning but almost forgot to do so this evening. ” April nodded and glanced down at the Saint Bernard on the leash. Fluffy had returned to her side and was staring over at Pebbles as if the dog was definitely an object of interest. Didn’t big and little dogs usually get into barking matches? Surprisingly, the two seemed to like each other. April returned her gaze to Griffin and then wished she hadn’t. He was dressed casually, as if he’d been out on a date. She didn’t want to think of him with another woman; in fact over the years she’d done a pretty good job of not thinking of him at all.