Dockside by Susan Wiggs
By Susan Wiggs
Lengthy, Lazy Days . . . scorching summer time Nights together with her daughter grown and flown, Nina Romano is able to embark on a brand new event. She's waited many years for relationship, shuttle and chasing desires. yet simply as she's starting to get pleasure from being on her personal, she unearths herself falling for Greg Bellamy, proprietor of the fascinating hotel at Willow Lake and a unmarried father with little ones of his personal. Greg misplaced his first marriage to a difficult profession. Now he is decided to make a brand new begin prior to it truly is too overdue. Juggling paintings, elevating his younger son and assisting his approximately grown daughter face life's final problem, he has no time to fall in love. nonetheless, with Nina Romano, love feels splendid this time round. From the award-winning writer of summer time at Willow Lake comes an unforgettable tale of a woman's emotional trip from the heartache of the previous to pray for the long run.
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She knew what was out there. When she was mayor, one of Nina’s priorities had been to dedicate a page of the city’s Web site to local business opportunities to attract investment. ” Jenny pulled on her T-shirt. “The two of you want the same thing. ” “I don’t know why you’re so upset by this. You were willing to run the place on behalf of the bank. Greg is offering you virtually the same deal, only he wants to pay you a much bigger salary. ” “It’s completely different. The bank would have sold me the place as soon as I could qualify for a loan.
I better stick with the academy. ” “No, but—” “It’s all right,” she said. ” Just then, a shadow loomed over them. She stopped walking and looked up. Uh-oh. Maybe Laurence had spoken too soon. “Greg Bellamy,” she said with forced brightness. ” Greg stood over the fallen cadet, wondering if he’d broken anything. It had all happened so fast. One minute he was getting a sweater from the car for his sister. The next, he was driving his fist into some cadet’s jaw. The guy was gigantic, but Greg had the element of surprise.
His parents were going to wonder where the heck he’d gone. He could tell Nina to wait right here while he went inside to explain, but he knew she’d seize the chance to bolt. He’d have to risk his parents’ displeasure, because the idea of keeping this underage pretty-baby from pedaling home through the dark night was more compelling. He slung her bike into the trunk of his car and held open the passenger-side door. ” “I’ll get the seat wet. ” Nina gave an elaborate shrug. ” Greg was startled by the resentment in her voice.