Cletus asked for Lana when she was barely more than a child. He told her grandmother he wanted a wife, not a bride, someone to keep his house the way he wanted it and to give him sons. He got more daughters than sons, and he also got James: aThat boy, a the one Cletus claimed wasnat his. Jim Dillon wanted Lana a he always had. He just hadnat expected her to be taken away and married to someone else so soon. Glen Morgan recognized the beauty underlying Lanaas worn features, and he stepped in where Cletus hadnat, offering help to her and her children. Lana grew up under Cletusa demands, fulfilling what was expected of her a until his accusations that shead done the unexpected and been unfaithful. Lana no longer looked at what might have been or what could be. She discovered what was most important, and she found it inside of herself.She pulled the dress tighter against her, ashamed she looked and acted so young, wishing shewere fuller, the way Jeanie saidshe should be. aDona#39;t worry. Youa#39;ll do, and youa#39;ll get used tothings.a He nodded toward the picture. aIt was fever, aanbsp;...
|Author||:||Colleen L. Donnelly|
|Publisher||:||The Wild Rose Press Inc - 2015-01-02|