Defiant Hearts by Melody Morgan

By Melody Morgan

Pioneering photographer Katie O'Rourke is infuriated by means of the intrusive protectiveness of Spence McCord, who accompanies her at the path from big apple to Colorado as a opt to her brother, till the not going fanatics all at once fall for every different. unique.

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Sometimes. Other times it just brought out their true nature. He could tell that cussing didn't come natural to her, but she sure did enjoy it. "I guess you can tell him yourself when we get there," he said as firmly as he could without pushing her too far. " was her only reply before she turned and stalked into the house, leaving a sputtering, embarrassed Mrs. O'Shea to deal with him. But before the older woman could get out an intelligible word, Katie whirled back through the doorway. "And furthermore," she went on, "I can't imagine why Tim ever thought he could coerce me into making this journey, which I have dreamed about for years, with someone I didn't even hire.

I wouldn't go with you to the corner and back. " Mrs. O'Shea shushed at Katie. "Keep your voice down. " "I don't care what they think," he heard her say as he mounted his horse. But the rest of their conversation was lost to him as he headed back up the street. Katie stood immobilized in her fury. Tim wouldn't get away with this! And he was a jackass! No, he was worse than a jackass but she wasn't exactly sure what that would be so she settled for a picture in her mind of her brother with long ears.

No, she corrected herself, Spence McCord had changed his mind. " she said, rounding on Spence. "I've been planning this trip for months. Years! " There probably wasn't another able and willing man in all of New York City, and if there was, how long would she have to wait before she found him? It was the beginning of May already and she had hoped to be on her way by the end of this week. But what chance did she have now? "I'll help you load your things," Spence said. " she repeated vacantly, trying to focus on his words instead of the defeat she suddenly felt.

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