The hurricane that devastates nineteenth-century Galveston suddenly brings together beautiful Mara Ashworth, a fabulous success in the world of high fashion, and rich, handsome John Halloran, a Texan sworn to let no woman have his loveShe recognized that she wanted, passionately so, to go with him, even for something as innocuous as ice cream. ... When they entered the ice cream parlor, Mara looked with already nostalgic eyes at the tall, gilt-framed mirrors that lined the walls, making the room ... There was a familiar sweet smell in the room, and the electric lights were soft and welcoming. ... serve. them. Later, as they spooned up orange sherbet, Halloran asked, aquot;Are you going to be at the auction tomorrow ?aquot; aquot;Yes.
|Author||:||Ann Forman Barron|