Laura grew up in Southern Arizona. She met her husband, Rob, at Northern Arizona University where she earned her bachelor degree in Elementary Education. She considers raising their six children together to be the best full-time job she'll ever have. At the end of a busy day of running them around to their various practices and events, Laura likes to curl up with a good book or write one of her own. You can find out more about Laura on her website http://www.lauralwalker.com/.
The last thing Valerie wants or needs is to work for her childhood tormentor, Gage. But Valerie’s husband walked out on her and her children. Now she needs a job. Gage, on the other hand, has just taken custody of his four-year-old son and is swamped trying to balance his career, be a daddy, and fix past mistakes. Together they discover that when it comes to the Church and each other, it’s all about second chances. This sweet romance will renew your faith in love and redemption.
The grim line of Gage's mouth told her all she needed to know about to about how he felt about missions. He obviously hasn't come back into the Church, she
thought sadly. He was one against the world, a feeling she was very familiar with lately. For some strange reason, the thought made Valerie want to wrap her
arms around him.
Which, of course, she would never do.
"What's wrong, Gage?"
He shrugged as if whatever was bothering him was of no consequence, but Valerie recognized the signs of someone in distress--the averted gaze and loud
swallowing. The jawline that was tight enough to crack his teeth.
And although he was obviously trying for a light tone, Valerie didn't miss the strain in his voice. "I'm just trying to figure a few things out. Mainly, I've decided that I
need to file for custody of my four-year-old son, but the logistics of that change will be difficult to work around, especially where my job is concerned."
She hadn't known that he'd gotten married. No sooner had that thought come when another followed, which formed a sick feeling in her stomach. What if Gage
hadn't married her?
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