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“Hello? Anybody there?”
Damn, she’d left the front door open. She rounded the corner and came face to face with a boy of eleven or twelve years old. “Hi, sorry but we’re closed and— ”
“I’ve been waiting for Mrs. Ainslie to come back and then we saw the door was open.”
His light blue eyes--Chris Pine eyes--looked at her expectantly as he clutched a red envelope folder to his chest. Once before, she’d seen eyes of that colour when she’d lived with Aunt Margaret the year her parents were posted overseas. The year of...
A man’s hand descended on the boy’s shoulder in a protective manner. “Good morning. Oliver here has been nagging me to bring him in so he can research his school assignment and Clarry Lansky mentioned our new librarian was arriving today—”
“I asked Dad to bring me in.”
“So, have we arrived before you’ve had a chance to find your way around?” A kernel of something long buried stirred within Claire at the sound of his voice and a memory ghosted through her mind.
Her gaze lifted from the boy’s bright face and travelled up a red plaid work shirt pulled taut over solid chest muscles, up a column of suntanned neck, over his square jaw and firm lips, and stopped at a pair of light blue eyes that left no doubt he was Oliver’s dad. Her tummy did a little tumble, or maybe a jig as those same eyes crinkled when he smiled.
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