By Beverly Barton
From the again disguise: while a stunning scandal exposes southern secrets... because the blazing warmth of summer season provides method to sultry September, a shroud of suspicion settles over the Noble's Crossing, a sleepy Alabama city. not anything is because it turns out- and not could be back. Lane Noble Graham stands accused of murdering her ex-husband...and the single guy who may help, Johnny Mack Cahill vowed by no means go back to town that scorned him...or the girl whose love he knew he did not deserve!
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I'm not leaving," Will reassured her. "I was just-" Jackie quickly scooted the rocker into place in front of the nightstand. "Thank you," Will said. "I think I can handle things here. " "All right. But I won't be long. " Will sat in the rocker, opened the tattered volume of Hansel and Gretel and began reading. As was their usual routine, he stopped occasionally so that she could look at the illustrations. By the time he had finished the story, his aunt was asleep, a look of angelic peace on her beautiful face.
Johnny Mack released Lane. Anger exploded inside him like bottle rockets on the Fourth of July. He needed something to hit. A punching bag. Kent Graham. Buddy Lawler. "Why didn't Lillie Mae tell me about Will? " "I have no idea why she didn't tell you about Will or why she never told me that she knew where you were. But I assume Lillie Mae did what she thought was best for Will, just as I did. When you left, you swore you'd never come back. You washed your hands of Noble's Crossing and everyone in it.
I want to know the truth about my real father. My mother was trash and so was my father, wasn't he? " "No, Kent wasn't lying. But his rendition of the truth was slightly prejudiced. Kent had despised Johnny Mack since they were kids, and the two were al ways competing. You see, honey, the reason you look a little bit like Kent is because he and Johnny Mack were half brothers. " Lane gritted her teeth in an effort to stop herself from loudly and vehemently correcting Will. Calmly, she said, "Don't use that word to describe yourself.