Lacesa escape from an abusive father ends in Liberty Mill. Here, she meets the charming Steel OaConner, a 3rd generation steel worker. Steel rescues her from an assault but isnat there to protect her from a disgruntled mob of fellow mill workers. Badly injured, uninsured, jobless and then homeless, Steel brings her into his home to mend. Steelas job at the mill ends when the mill closes. He decides that his fortune is south in Texasa greener pastures. He wants Lace to play married while sharing his bed. The news of an impending child sends Steel flying into a rage. This sends Lace fleeing north towards Liberty Mill. On the bus, fellow passenger, Bob Trout, insists she come with him to his daughtersa home. Lace doesnat feel comfortable indefinitely imposing on Bobas family. Her call allows Mrs. Castle to tell Steel where he can find her. Back in Liberty Mill, Steel gets work in nearby Pittsburgh, weds Lace and awaits the birth of their child. Frank a Karen Dailey quickly become friends to Steel a Lace. Laces father finds her with what could be disastrous results. Is there hope? Or will their love and life die with Liberty Mill?Ia#39;m just removing the bread from the oven as he strides into the kitchen. ... He closes the oven door and pulls me into his arms so abruptly I drop my crutches. ... The shower stall door comes open and Steel says, aYou could fall and get hurt.
|Title||:||STEEL & LACE|
|Publisher||:||Trafford Publishing - 2014-01-13|