By Ken Follett
Sentenced to a lifetime of distress within the Scottish coal mines, twenty-one-year-old Mack McAsh hungers for break out. His in simple terms best friend: appealing high-born Lizzie Hallim, who's trapped in her personal form of hell.
In 1766, from the teeming streets of London to the infernal carry of a slave send headed for the yank colonies to a sprawling Virginia plantation, stressed teenagers, separated by means of politics and place, are sure through their look for a spot referred to as freedom....
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Pulling her purse closer, she lifted her gaze from black motorcycle boots and clean, but well-worn jeans, to a dark blue sweatshirt with light chest hair peeking out the top, to a freshly shaven face, warm hazel eyes, and dark blond hair tied neatly in a ponytail. He no longer resembled that disgustingly filthy man she’d stumbled over in the cemetery. This clean, handsome guy looked as if his fairy godmother had touched him with a magic wand. From filthy frog to Prince Charming in twenty minutes.
She blinked and rubbed her eye. ” “Nope. ” “Pervert,” she muttered, and her eyes opened wide. ” Using two fingers, he held up the gun she’d tucked under her pillow last night. He put it on the dresser and she threw her pillow at him. <> Neen came out of the bathroom to find Greg sitting at the desk; wire frame glasses perched on his nose, punching the keys on a laptop computer. ” “You. ” She sat on the side of the bed and pulled her socks on. “My mother said my father died when I was a baby, and I didn’t have any grandparents.
Greg glanced at Neen. ” Neen didn’t want to talk about family. She buried the only member of her family she’d ever known in a cemetery in Tacoma. ” As he pulled off the highway, he said, “Biology doesn’t necessarily connect us. It’s love that matters, and the woman who raised you loved you. ” He parked and turned off the engine. ” She unfastened her seatbelt and leaned over to give him a gentle kiss. “Thank you,” she whispered. He was trying to make her feel better about herself, but at that moment, she felt adrift.