And his protection is just what Annie and her daughter need, as danger has followed them to their new home. Now her little neighbor Cindy wants her to find Cindy's lonely daddy a wife. And the reunion reminds Chloe of dreams best forgotten. But the quiet agony in Slade Donaldson's eyes told Tory his daughter wa. Mindy persuades Tory to see where Slade works. After talking with Tory, Slade wanders off by himself. Feeling as though he should have been able to do something to prevent the wreck, Slade has never been able to forgive himself for what happened to both his wife and child he only suffered minor injuries.
A sympathetic cop becomes the determined widow's staunchest ally-though helping her may break his heart. Colton vows to keep his heart out of the job, but his unwanted attraction to Lisette lowers his guard. Arianna is used to issuing orders, not taking them, but now, out in the wild, with a bounty on her head and a killer on her heels, she has only one hope of making it to testify—the handsome protector at her side. Protection that is the only thing keeping them from falling prey to a stalker's deadly schemes. The next day Slade brings Mindy to the stables after her morning physical therapy session. Bookseller: , Washington, United States.
She couldn't imagine having anything more in her already crowded lifeuntil jaded Nick Blackburn and his daughter moved in next door. Author: Just when Victoria Alexander was ready to abandon her lifelong dream of having a family, she bonded with a special child whose needs outweighed her own. Margaret Daley, an award-winning author of seventy-six books, has been married for over forty years and is a firm believer in romance and love. Tory Alexander is running away from her past and a secret that refuses to lay to rest. Cindy needed a mother's love, something the wealthy businessman couldn't provide for his precious child. A Family for Tory There's nothing more rewarding for riding instructor Tory Alexander than making her students happy.
Jesse's determined to help—and Nick's determined to keep his distance. Trembling, she makes an excuse to escape to the barn to see about the horses. Tory, who is six months pregnant, and Slade look on as Mindy opens all her presents with a huge grin. When the trio is abducted by a cadre of bad guys, Joe and Callie will have to fight to keep her brother--and themselves--alive. So when Slade, the father of her favorite student, asks for a favor, how can she refuse? Now Tory would do anything to help the little girl -- even if it meant marrying the child's father! Until a duo of pint-sized matchmakers show two stubborn grown-ups what being thankful truly means. Watson, but now that the woman is gone for at least the next week, he will be taking Mindy to her therapy sessions in between all the meetings he has scheduled.
And in spite of her own tragedy, Tory felt an inexplicable need to ease some of Slade's suffering. This is a wonderful read! He felt his prayers had gone unanswered in his time of need. Slade is dropping his daughter off for her riding lesson because his housekeeper who usually brings Mindy to her therapy sessions has been called away. She is standoffish with men, her fear always in the background even though she has managed to push the memories away most of the time. Children's book author Ellie Summers came to the festival to meet her new illustrator. By the end of the week Slade discovers that Mrs. Tory and Slade settle into a routine.
When Tory was twenty-three she was raped by a man who she had started dating and trusted. He also asks God to help him support Tory through whatever it is that is holding her back. But his five-year-old daughter deserves better. Jesse's determined to help--and Nick's determined to keep his distance. Just when Victoria Alexander was ready to abandon her lifelong dream of having a family, she bonded with a special child whose needs outweighed her own.
All her old fears surface despite her resolve to put everything in the past. She is used to working long hours, determined to make her program a success. Social worker Julia Saunders knows as much about heartache as he does, but Evan isn't ready to love again. She never wants to feel powerless again. It is Tory who makes him see how much his anger is controlling his life. Control is very important to her because of what happened to her.
Could God's grace now heal these broken hearts so that Tory could finally have the family she longed for? He has many of his own scars from the accident still not healed. Tory spends that time doing some work around the house. But is she really ready to be part of a family again? But the quiet agony in Slade Donaldson's eyes told Tory his daughter wasn't the only one who needed to be made whole again. Neither expect love to lead them where it does: right to each other. Judy asks Tory if she has told Slade about the rape. When she hears a scream, she rushes into the living room where Mindy fell asleep.
Slade fires her after Tory tells him how mean she is to Mindy. In the end, Slade realized he couldn't help her and walked away. Could God's grace now heal these broken hearts so that Tory could finally have the family she longed for. Love swells in her heart for the little girl who has gone through so much. The problem is that once you have gotten your nifty new product, the a family for tory daley margaret gets a brief glance, maybe a once over, but it often tends to get discarded or lost with the original packaging. They exchange words of love. Tory even tells him she will take Mindy to her speech therapy on Monday afternoon and he can pick his daughter up there instead of driving all the way out to the stables a twenty minute drive from town.