By Angela Benson
Challenging years in criminal have replaced Wilford "Preacher" Winters for the higher. He did his time, now he'll "do the best thing." however the girls in his lifestyles produce other rules. Tanya, the graceful and attractive mom of his young ones, is way too happy with her pearls-and-Porsche way of life, and she'll do no matter what it takes to keep up it... His sister, Loretta, stored "the company" operating easily whereas Preacher was once within, and she or he cannot think he'd exchange effortless road bling for a nickel-and-dime dead-end job... His one-time female friend Serena, now married to his major guy Barnard, is hiding a secret—and if prior sins come to mild, they're going to wreck a number of lives and a really new, very invaluable friendship among Preacher and Barnard's beautiful-inside-and-out sister, Natalie. along with his global approximately to blow up throughout him, Preacher's going to want each ounce of his new-found religion to stay powerful. since it takes much to develop into a brand new guy, occasionally even a miracle.
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I’m not ready. Maybe we can have our own kids. ” “We’ve been trying for three years, Serena. ” Barnard paused for a second to collect his thoughts. “Besides, there are a lot of kids out there who need a home and who need love. And I have a lot of love inside me to give a child. I want children, Serena. ” “I want that, too, Barnard. ” Barnard looked at her, wondering if she understood the words she was speaking. “It doesn’t seem that way, Serena,” he said, choosing his words carefully. ” “It’s not that I won’t consider it ever,” she said.
He rubbed his hand across his son’s head, love filling his heart. “Morning, champ,” he said. ” Jake rubbed his eyes. “Bed,” he mumbled. Preacher caught the time on the foyer clock. Seven o’clock. Shouldn’t Tanya be up and getting the boys ready for school or day care or camp or something? “Come on then,” Preacher said. ” Preacher headed to his boys’ room, pausing a long moment outside their bedroom to glance down the hall at the master bedroom door. He moved toward the master bedroom with Jake on his heels.
I love you,” he said. ” That was true. Barnard had loved Serena since the day his sister had introduced him to her. A bit of a thing, especially when compared to his hulking body, Serena had fit him perfectly in all areas that mattered. Well, almost all. They’d both been raised in strong Christian families, he and Natalie with their mother and stepfather; Serena with her preacher father and housewife mother. Thus, they both shared the same basic Christian values. They UP POPS T HE DE VIL 29 both loved the Lord and wanted to serve Him and His people.