When Livy OaBrien spies a young boy jostling a man walking along the boardwalk, she recognizes the act for what it is. After all, she used to be known as Light-Fingered Livy. But that was before she put her past behind her and moved to the growing town of Chestnut, Illinois, where sheas helping to run an orphanage. Now sheall do almost anything to protect the street kids like herself. Sheriffas deputy Jake Russell had no idea what he was in for when he ran into Livyaliterally while chasing down a pickpocket. With a rash of robberies and a growing number of street kids in townaas well as a loan on the family farm that needs to be paid offaJake doesnat have time to pursue a girl. Still, he canat seem to get Livy out of his mind. He wants to get to know her better . . . but Livy isnat willing to trust any man, especially not a lawman.Jake rested his forearms on a stack of cloth, heat creeping up his neck. ... The men up front would have a field day if they overheard him talking doll making. a Theya#39;re easy enough to ... Jake fingered the disfigured dog in his pocket. aHow manyanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. - 2011-06-28|