The Homecoming (The Texas Brand, Book 9)

By Maggie Shayne

After witnessing a brutal crime, Jasmine Jones left city with not anything yet her seven-year-old son and the development blocks of a complete new id. And even though she hadn't intended to mislead the close-knit Texas manufacturers, claiming to be their new neighbor, Jenny Lee, used to be her basically probability at survival. Jasmine proposal her mystery was once secure - until eventually one model begun asking questions...

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Jessi made up her brain an outstanding hour in the past. She pulled me apart after the meal, stated she concept Jasmine used to be ideal for Luke. " "Yeah, Chelsea thinks Jasmine and little Baxter healthy into this kin like lacking puzzle pieces,'' Garrett stated. Elliot grinned at Luke. "Well, hell, cousin, that nearly seals your destiny, then. If Jessi and Chelsea wish her in, she'll be in, and you are the merely unmarried male left to marry off to get her in. " Luke felt the blood drain from his face. "Marry? " Lash nodded. "Shoot, they are most likely picking plant life by means of now. " Luke simply stood there, feeling his head spin and his belly lurch. after which all of them burst out giggling. It used to be one giant masculine roar, and such a lot of arms slapped his again and shoulders that he figured he'd be bruised the next day to come. Then Garrett was once in his face. "Hey, do not appear like that. We have been simply teasing you, Luke. Come on, do not faint on us. " He shook himself, shot Garrett a scowl. "I do not faint," Then he led the mare the remainder of how one can the good, speaking as he went. "Shoot, i needed to speak to you men approximately whatever very important, and also you all need to burst off on me like a host of freaking.... "Brothers? " Garrett requested once they received to the sturdy door. He pulled it open and led the pony within. all of the others trooped prior, and Luke stood there having a look in at them, a horse at his facet. "Yeah," he stated with a grudging smile. "Yeah, that is precisely what you are performing like. " He led the opposite horse inside of, now not indignant. Then he held her whereas Wes rubbed her down. "So what are you aware approximately her? " Garrett requested. Luke sighed. "That's what i wished to speak about. She's in hassle, Garrett. And what i have chanced on up to now does not glance reliable for her. " Garrett lifted his brows. "But you do not think the facts you are seeing? " "No. and that i don't need you all going opposed to me in this. i need to provide her the good thing about the doubt. i need to aid her and Bax get previous this difficulty, no matter what it truly is. " the lads checked out one another, then at Luke. Garrett acknowledged, "You're the one that is familiar with her most sensible, Luke. We belief your judgment. should you say she's okay, then she's alright. should you take her aspect, now we have your again. " "And if it seems you have been wrong," Wes acknowledged, "then we will all be improper with you. " round him, the opposite males nodded in contract. Luke decreased his head. "Thanks. that suggests much" "So? What have you ever figured out? How do we support? " the pony was once dry now, and Wes opened the stall. Luke led her inside of, and Elliot poured a scoop of grain for her. Garrett lower back the opposite mount to its stall besides, and so they all accrued in the midst of the solid in a semi-huddle. "Baxter advised me a few males attempted to shoot him and Jasmine, and he turns out to imagine these males are nonetheless after them. Had a nightmare final evening. negative child is terrified, and he is evidently been via whatever. Jasmine will not speak. yet she's received units of identification in her handbag. One belonging to Jenny Lee Walker and one to Jasmine Delaney Jones. And the picture at the Jenny Lee Walker license seems to be not anything like Jasmine.

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