By Linda Lael Miller
Vintage romance from cherished number 1 long island instances bestselling writer Linda Lael Miller.
In 1886, stunning Banner 0'Brien overcame each predicament and received her coveted clinical degree. nonetheless she longed to flee from Oregon...and the nightmares that left her shaking, screaming one man's identify.
Banner fled to the Washington Territory to just accept place with Dr. Adam Corbin...arrogant, good-looking, and rumor acknowledged, violent. even though Banner revered his abilities, she used to be unnerved by way of the very nearness of this moody, strong guy. His previous used to be a secret, that will problem her to the utmost...for Banner was resolute to win Adam Corbin's center
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I – I am running to someone,’ I said. ’ said Lizzie. ’ ‘No, he’s family, not a sweetheart,’ I whispered. ‘That’s better. Though how come you’re looking for family round here? ’ ‘I think my mother did,’ I said. I looked hard at Lizzie, trying to gauge her age. The lines on her face were set hard and deep and she looked many years older than my dear little mama – though in the last few desperate months of her life she had aged visibly too. ‘She was called Ida,’ I said, clutching hold of Lizzie, suddenly desperate, and deciding I could trust her.
I’m sure it’s not always the woman’s fault if she has a baby out of wedlock,’ I said. ‘I know that, dearie, but there’s the shame of it all the same,’ she said. ‘And what would I have done once the child was born? ’ I said, my voice wobbling. ‘I couldn’t have borne being separated from my firstborn,’ said Lizzie, sipping her tea and sighing. ’ ‘Perhaps you’d have had no choice,’ I said fiercely. Lizzie looked at me. ‘All these perhapses! ’ I felt myself flushing as red as my hair. ‘Perhaps it did – but I know my mama loved me with all her heart and soul,’ I said, my eyes filling with tears.
There now,’ she said, giving me a pat. She sat me at the table and bustled around the kitchen. She took a saucepan from the sink and tried to scrape it out. ‘He had a fish stew for his supper but he’s cleared the pot. ’ She found a loaf in a crock and cut me two thick slices of bread and a generous chunk of cheese. They were both a little stale but I ate them gratefully enough. Instead of a cup of tea she fetched me a pint of ale from the bar. ‘There now, this will warm you up,’ she said. I did not care for the taste at all, but I drank a few sips obediently.
Banner O'Brien (Corbin, Book 1) by Linda Lael Miller