By Kristin Hannah
Devon O'Shea involves the Yukon Territory looking for gold, yet in its place she reveals Stone guy McKenna, a mountainous slab of animosity who believes the Yukon is not any position for a girl. while he makes an attempt to persuade her of this with a savage kiss, she reveals herself feeling, for the 1st time in her lifestyles, female and alive. And Devon starts off to wonder whether she can have struck gold in the end . . .
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Tightening her grip on the handle, she picked up her pace. There was only one way. She had to get past Stone Man's gruff facade. Somehow she had to glimpse the man behind the icy mask, the man who'd taken those photographs. Chapter Eight 83 Stone Man snapped open his pocket watch. He took one look at the time and immediately tensed. Seven o'clock. Just one more hour, he thought sullenly. One more hour of glorious silence before he had to shut up shop and head for home. " The word came out of his mouth in a disgusted sigh.
She'd done it again. Outthought him. And he'd made it so easy. A few hot beans, a soft smile, a few well-chosen words, and he'd actually listened to her jabberings. He ought to shoot himself. Now, before it got worse, before he lost his mind completely. "No," he said through gritted teeth. " She was beside him in an instant. Without a word she laid her soft, white fingers atop his forearm. He felt the heat of her skin through the flannel of his sleeve. Her touch was soft, yet firm. Politely demanding.
The photograph brought it all back to her, made her ache] for all the comforts she'd never have. A husband's soft kiss,! a child's toothless grin, a hand to hold hers through the cold, waning years of her life. 77 She swallowed, tasting the thickness of unshed tears in her throat. Just like the woman in the picture, she was alone and lonely. " She heard the father's query through the fog of her own thoughts. Snapping herself back to the present, she snatched up the picture and slammed it facedown on the table.
A Handful of Heaven by Kristin Hannah