By Susan Wiggs
A talented yet stricken health professional, Blue Calhoun runs a thriving scientific perform from his Nob Hill mansion in San Francisco whereas elevating his son by myself after an unthinkable tragedy. Then someday a feminine fugitive with a gunshot wound appears to be like in Blue's surgical procedure. even supposing she holds a pistol geared toward his center, the desperation in her eyes awakens Blue's compassion. Reluctantly he's attracted to her fragile attractiveness, her nerves of metal and the secret surrounding her circumstances.Isabel Fish-Wooten has spent such a lot of her lifestyles at the run, yet every little thing alterations while she forces a stranger to save lots of her existence. but her rescue comes with an unforeseen fee. As Isabel recovers from her wounds, she reveals herself touched by way of this amazing guy and yearns to arrive out to him and his rebellious son.From danger-filled again alleys to the glittering ballrooms of excessive society, Isabel and Blue confront the violence and corruption that threatens their newfound ardour. Theirs is an unforgettable quest to find an extraordinary and exact love, and the dear reward of a moment probability at happiness.
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Calhoun,” the angel added. Dr. Calhoun. A swift memory swept over Isabel—broad shoulders, gentle hands, accusing eyes. A decidedly earthbound sort. When the angel went away, Isabel pushed herself gingerly to a sitting position. Her wound burned like hellfire and damnation. And it struck her then, a knife twist of revelation, that she wasn’t in heaven after all. That should be no cause for surprise. Certainly she’d never expected to find herself in paradise, given the way she’d lived. Very well, then.
They needed more medically trained personnel to work at the Rescue League, and Dr. Vickery could provide just that. Presiding over a sizable medical college, he could authorize students to work there as part of their training. Blue hoped he’d be amenable to an agreement. The moment he stepped into the hushed, understated opulence of the venerable San Francisco Club, Blue felt an unearned sense of privilege. The requirements for membership to the exclusive brotherhood had nothing to do with factors in his control.
And he knew the perfect place to take her in this too-large, too-quiet house. ” Mrs. Riordan called from the back of the house, toward the kitchen. “Yes, I’m off to get cleaned up for supper,” he said. He jerked his head toward the broad curve of the staircase, indicating to June that they were going upstairs. She shot him a dubious look, but complied. “We’re going to my mother’s room,” he whispered. June stood still. ” “It’s the best place for her,” he said. ” “Your father will—” “Just help me,” Lucas said, his arms trembling with his burden.
A Summer Affair by Susan Wiggs