Hope you enjoy it. This little snippet comes from early in Chapter Two.
Her slight form twisted in his arms in a half-hearted attempt to get him to release her. She might smell like a spring bouquet, but she was no wilting flower when it came to letting him know her mind. And he knew where her mind was at the moment—at that damn saloon.
"If I put you down, will you walk with me?"
Lilly’s hazel eyes met his, the gold flecks in the center catching the sunlight, her lips pursed into a rosebud.
"Of course I will," she said, and he knew she was lying.
"On second thought, I like you here in my arms." He held her close to his chest as he stepped from the street and onto the planked walkway, his boots heavy on the wood. With Doc’s office only a few buildings away, he had no intention of letting her go that easily. "It’s the only time I think you really listen to me."
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