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By Elizabeth Lowell

Holly She is a delicate blameless haunted through thoughts of her prior and by way of desires of the fellow who as soon as shared her secrets...the simply guy she will ever really love. Shannon one of many world's nice beauties, her face and determine grace the style pages of the main dependent magazines. notwithstanding many hope her, just one could have her. Holly Shannon North She is a contradiction: guaranteed but susceptible, impossible to resist but untouched. future has introduced her again to Hidden Springs, the place she will be one individual, the place romance as soon as touched her delicate younger heart—back to Lincoln McKenzie, the proud California rancher, lengthy considering that hardened by way of life's tragedies. Now, within the icy sit back of a desolate tract hurricane, they have to locate the best way again to like together—to re-light the hearth whose therapeutic heat has drawn them domestic.

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They must. ” “On that, we are in perfect agreement,” she snapped, dropping her brittle accent for a tone closer to outright anger. Surprisingly, Linc smiled. “Maybe you do know her after all,” he conceded. “Better than you ever did,” Holly retorted. Instantly she regretted it. She didn’t want Linc to investigate how close her relationship was to Holly. She couldn’t bear to know that the contempt in his eyes was directed at herself rather than the high-fashion creation called Shannon. “I know Holly well enough to guarantee that we’ll shoot at Hidden Springs on Monday,” she said.

Slowly Holly bent to brush her mouth over Linc’s. For a long moment she kissed him, warming his cool lips, tasting the raindrops beaded in his mustache, trembling with memories. Part of Holly was ashamed of stealing back a piece of her dream while Linc slept, unable to protest the caress. Yet she couldn’t help herself. Nor did she really want to. It was little enough to warm the emptiness in her. When Holly lifted her head, there were tears caught in her lashes. She watched Linc for long moments, forgetting her own chilled body.

He had driven Holly to the hospital where doctors were trying to save her parents. He had held her through the long night while first her mother and then her father died. Linc had held Holly while she screamed and wept, held her while her world shattered, held her until she fell into an exhausted sleep in his arms. When Holly woke up, she was in a hospital bed and her mother’s sister, Sandra, was there. Holly knew her aunt only from a few faded photographs in a shoebox full of family pictures. Within a few days Sandra had taken Holly back to Manhattan, where Sandra owned an agency that specialized in high-fashion models.

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