About That Man

About That Man

eBook - 2001
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Sensible spinster Daisy Spencer decides to take in a precocious youngster, much to the town's surprise, and finds herself up against the boy's uncle, rugged D.C. cop Walker Ames, only to find herself attracted to him.


Daisy Spencer's name is on everybody's lips…

How could the sensible daughter of Trinity Harbor's self-proclaimed patriarch have taken in the boy caught hot-wiring her car? Whether the boy is a modern-day Huck Finn or not, Trinity Harbor is in an uproar. But for Daisy, guiding the orphaned ten-year-old is easy, an escape from her own tragic past. She can ignore the town's nay-saying. The only real obstacle is…that man.

That man is the boy's uncle, Walker Ames, a tough D.C. cop who sees his unexpected nephew as his last chance at redemption. Soon he's commuting to the charming fishbowl of a town, where everyone assumes he's seduced Daisy—their best Sunday-school teacher! But to Walker, Daisy is a disconcerting mix of charming innocence and smart-mouthed excitement in a town that's not as sleepy as it looks.

Publisher: Don Mills, Ont. : Mira, c2001
ISBN: 9781426827310
Characteristics: 401 p. ; 18 cm


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Sep 17, 2017

I really enjoyed the banter between characters. A lovely story!

Jan 24, 2016

This is the best book! It is highly entertaining, very hard to put down, and very funny! I love this book!


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