A Thousand Voices (Tending Roses Series #5) by Lisa Wingate

By Lisa Wingate

Adopted at 13, Dell Jordan used to be enjoyed, mentored, and inspired to pursue her ardour for tune. Now, at twenty, after a 12 months overseas with a touring symphony, a scholarship to Julliard is within sight. yet beneath Dell's easily polished floor lurk mysteries from the previous. Why did her mom abandon her? Who used to be her father? Are there faces someplace that seem like hers-blood kin she's by no means met?

decided to discover solutions, Dell units off on a mystery trip into Oklahoma's Kiamichi Mountains, drawn by way of the one closing hyperlink to her origins- a father's local American identify on her beginning certificates. within the voices of her Choctaw ancestors, she'll become aware of the keys to a destiny not like something she can have imagined.

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Mrs. Bradford had always been tall and thin. “I . . ” To my horror, I started to giggle. ” Pushing out of the chair with one hand and holding her stomach with the other, she stood, then stretched out her arms, waddling around the desk to me. ” She pulled me close in a hug, and I felt something squirm against my ribs. ” I stepped back. ” “Probably Keiler Junior,” she joked, motioning me to one of the student chairs by the file cabinet. “Every time they do an ultrasound, he’s the active one. ” “Awww,” I said as she hobbled back to her chair.

They wouldn’t understand, Barry. They’d be hurt. I can’t even understand the way I feel. ” Chewing the side of his lip, Barry finger-combed a few strands of highlighted hair away from his face. “All right then, we’ll go next Friday. I have to work Monday through Thursday, but after that I’m off for the weekend. ” I squeezed his hand, filled with affection for him. “Thanks for understanding, Bear-bear, but I think this is something I’d better do alone. ” Clearly his feelings were hurt because I was pushing him away.

The dream about Grandma Rose, Mama, and Angelo wound through my thoughts like fine silver mist. I hadn’t dreamed about Mama in years. Why was I dreaming about her now? Finally, somewhere near morning, I drifted off. I was in a quiet, dreamless place when I heard James and Karen moving around the house, Karen getting ready to go to work downtown at the Jumpkids office, and James heading for the airport. He was already dressed in his pilot’s uniform. The sound of his heavy black shoes and rolling overnight bag on the ceramic tile told me he was about to leave.

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