By Therese M. Travis
Annabelle Archer has been crushing on Rick Stockton for years. And now, whilst he notices her, it's in simple terms simply because her brothers and sisters make it most unlikely for him to overlook her. Annabelle nonetheless hasn't determined if God's will skill she spends her existence taking good care of her six siblings, or if He has extra in brain for her. Rick Stockton doesn't brain that church actions and Annabelle's brothers and sisters retain throwing Annabelle and Rick jointly. He simply isn't convinced what it skill. yet because the childrens preserve attempting to flip Rick right into a snow angel—with sugar, child powder, and more—he'll paintings on figuring it out. Spending time with Annabelle's relatives offers Rick a eager for one among his own...and an idea to make it occur. This Christmas, Annabelle could locate there's a distinct angel in her nook, person who will stick round for a life-time.
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No. Not from the loss of blood. Concussion. " Phillip took this information into his mind carefully, as if he were undecided where to lay it. Danelaw stood up. " he asked. " Phi11ip did not answer, but he did not protest when the man 51 put him on his stomach and untied his nightshirt. Nor did he think it strange that the man knew his way around a hospital. He shivered at the first icy touch of alcohol against his skin, but he soon relaxed under the hypnotic rhythm of the man's slow fingers. And he started to talk.
No, don't do that," Bruner said, to Phillip's surprise. He explained, "You'd be doing yourself more harm than good. " He was remembering how proud his father had been of him the day he had been commissioned, how his father had flown East to see him graduated. Phillip thought of returning to Devereaux in disgrace. A prison sentence. Absurd. It must not happen. He bad been a fool to risk his commission against the satisfaction of baiting his captain. He could see a hundred things he could have done to save himself all this embarrassment.
He could appreciate Francis' hatred for him, for he returned it; but Bruner was beyond all reason. Beyond reason, too, but by another standard, was this man Danelaw. o~lems before him, the first of which was Timothy Danelaw. Was the obvious explanation the only reason for the man's interest in him? Homosexuality was no stranger to the Navy or to Phillip. Many years ago, and without too many serious qualms, Phillip had admitted to himself that certain men found him more than interesting. He looked upon this fact as a potential weapon which he might better use to his own advantage rather than have it used against him-so long as it was confined to those limits within which he had been reared.
Annabelle's Angel (Christmas Holiday Extravaganza) by Therese M. Travis