A mature man in his 50s, admittedly handsome and intelligent. As a childhood classmate of Violet, he desired her from the time he was 5 years old. She has neither desired, nor seen him – except for a horrid experience that is tied forever to the shame on her sixteenth birthday.
Right now in the story writing: Edward is reminded of a crime that he was unable to prevent. He is pulled between job and Violet's re-appearance in the small town of Hartingheim.
The scene opens with him finding her on the side of the entry to her childhood home.
And for the first time, Violet notices Edward.
Meet Violet Buchannen.
She is the youngest of five sisters, a 58 year old journalist and female advocate. She's lived her life without a man, which doesn't mean she hasn't wanted one!
Her life has been riddled with male relationships that have never gone far. Her walls were built at 16 and no one will succeed in tearing them down. Or, will he?
Being called back to the United States from her charming international home on the sides of a mountain in Germany, she is thrown together with family members that have come to despise her for finding a life outside of small town Hartingheim, Texas.
Meet Emma Buchannen.
She is the fourth daughter born to Jenny and Big Monroe Buchannen. Highly educated, she left her big city life to come home when Jenny began bouts with illnesses, leaving her mother weak and disoriented.
Emma has been the steady force in the family. Never marrying or even dating, Emma determined to fight for the battered woman, has earned a living giving counsel to lawyers trying such cases.
After years of being separated these two sisters are thrown together to deal with family struggles. They find themselves, for the first time in years, on the same side and playing field. Can they catch the evil that forced their hearts to close and put them away for good?
Will these two women heal from their past experiences and find their hearts' desires?
And those heart's that have been broken. Will they be opened to love that was there all along?
I honestly don't know, yet! But, I do know that good and evil; human trafficking, and love that knows no bounds are all part of the story.
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I'm a seasoned romantic.