By Jill Eileen Smith

What rate needs to she pay for actual love?

Her days marked via turmoil and pale desires, Abigail has resigned herself to a existence with a guy she doesn't love. but if situations supply her a moment probability at happiness with the good-looking David, she takes a jump of religion to hitch his wandering tribe. nonetheless, her struggles are faraway from over. How can she percentage his love with the opposite girls he insists on marrying?

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He’d thought this news would calm her down, but instead she appeared completely bowled over. Damn, pretty soon she was gonna start making him nervous. ” She cautiously lifted her eyes to his—allowing him to notice they were hazel with tiny gold flecks that glittered a little, even in the shade.  . ” Huh. He hadn’t seen that coming. ” She gave her head a saucy tilt—and though he’d been thinking out loud more than trying to goad her, he liked this attitude a lot better than when she was jittery.

Tessa’s heart rose to her throat when she followed his pointing finger toward the edge of the yard, where the forest met the lawn—Mr. Knightley crouched there in the taller grass, peering at the milk as if it were prey. “Uh-huh,” she whispered. Both of them stayed quiet as Knightley slowly, silently inched toward the milk, his movements implying he thought he was being very sneaky about the whole thing. Once he started lapping at it, Tessa gingerly moved in to kneel beside him. He didn’t flinch when she reached to stroke his fur, too caught up in the milk, and she sighed, “Thank God,” giving the spotted cat an affectionate squeeze.

Well, this is sudden,” Amy mused, clearly taken aback. “Kind of,” Tessa agreed.  . aware. Of herself. Of possibilities. Then she’d seen someone skydiving on TV last night and she’d thought, Wow, that’s somebody who’s really living their life, grabbing it by the horns. “But not really.  . ” The sense of defeat she’d suffered upon leaving her job and moving home still stung. Every day. She’d accepted it, but she’d not gotten over it.  . ” Even though she’d had less flare-ups the last year or so, the unpredictability remained daunting, and she wanted very badly to overcome that worry.

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