By Barbara Freethy
Difficulty IN PARADISEKatherine Whitfield hadn't left her seamless lifestyles in California to get mixed-up with a coarse round the edges guy like Zach Tyler. along with his well-worn denims and sluggish, seductive smile, he used to be not anything yet a cowboy at the flawed aspect of the Mississippi -- a diversion in her heartfelt quest to find the daddy she by no means knew. Zach has a steady hand with horses and a seductive contact with women...and whilst he is taking Katherine in his fingers, he unleashes the eagerness simmering slightly below her cool external. definite, her probing questions and tantalizing methods can cause not anything yet difficulty -- yet occasionally a guy wishes a bit trouble... TROUBLE IN PARADISEKatherine Whitfield hadn't left her seamless lifestyles in California to get mixed-up with a coarse round the edges guy like Zach Tyler. along with his well-worn denims and gradual, seductive smile, he used to be not anything yet a cowboy at the improper part of the Mississippi -- a diversion in her heartfelt quest to find the daddy she by no means knew. Zach has a steady hand with horses and a seductive contact with women...and whilst he is taking Katherine in his hands, he unleashes the eagerness simmering slightly under her cool external. sure, her probing questions and tantalizing methods can cause not anything yet difficulty -- yet occasionally a guy wishes a bit trouble...
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Suddenly, a child burst through the doors of the restaurant, holding a large milk shake in her hand. The little girl's small face was covered with an ear-to-ear smile and a matching smear of chocolate. A tall man stepped out of a car. "Over here, sweetheart," he called. "Daddy, Daddy. Look what I got," the child said. The man held out his arms with a wide, beaming grin, and the child ran into his embrace. He kissed the top of the little girl's head, and the small affectionate gesture tore at Katherine's heart.
He walked over to Katherine, who had frozen in disbelief. " he asked. She wiped her eyes with her hand. " she echoed in confusion. " His spine stiffened. He should have known somehow this would turn out to be his fault. , who seemed to be in shock. He was staring at Katherine and shaking his head, as if he had no idea what had happened. "I thought this was going to be a nice place," Katherine said with a sigh. "Golden's. " "Romantic? If you want romantic, you'd better get the hell out of Paradise," he said sharply.
Katherine had no idea how to reply. She doubted Zach would be happy to know the hotel maid was giving her the rundown on his family history. Maggie disappeared into the bathroom, only to reappear a few seconds later with the old towels heaped in her arms. "He's awful cute, though," she said with a yearning youthful sigh. " "His fiancée. " Katherine couldn't believe what she was hearing, and although she didn't normally gossip, she found it impossible not to ask one more question. " "Didn't even blink.