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Chapter 11

Another Friday at the store had come and gone, and Harper had managed to successfully dodge any contact with Blaise . . . or Ava. The dream haunted her. She did not often dream in color, but this dream had … Continue reading

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Chapter 10

The next day was Friday, and though it would have been good to go in and encourage sales from holiday foot traffic, she opted to call a gal that she had used on and off to fill in when she … Continue reading

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Chapter 9

The pain was not as raw as it once was, but it was still there, and the bone deep questions loomed larger than ever. She had never been one to easily let things go, but this was different—bigger. Her loss … Continue reading

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Chapter 8

The next few weeks were kind of a blur. With Halloween and Thanksgiving, time seemed to accelerate. Christmas was approaching at break neck speed. When Graham was alive, they both had been involved in church musical productions, so rehearsals, potlucks, … Continue reading

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Chapter 7

Saturday morning, Harper woke gently with a smile on her lips. She wasn’t even sure why at first. Why this lightness in her chest? The realization came slowly that her conversation with Blaise last night fed her in some deep … Continue reading

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Chapter 6

She woke with the sun the next morning. In November, that was a little late for her typical routine. She had forgotten to set an alarm, so she skipped the walking the dog thing, skipped the breakfast thing, and opted … Continue reading

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Chapter 5

By Thursday night, Harper realized she had not given much serious thought to the idea of hosting a “church” in her shop. It wasn’t that she was so run off her feet she didn’t have time; though, there had been … Continue reading

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Chapter 4

Harper felt the brush of Graham’s lips on her forehead. He never wanted to wake her before he left for his run, but the soft kiss was his goodbye. Though she never opened her eyes, as a light sleeper, she … Continue reading

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Chapter 3

Mondays were typically pretty slow, but this was turning out to be a particularly slow Monday, so slow, in fact, that the bell over the door remained silent till she turned the Closed sign around at noon. Harper often ate … Continue reading

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Chapter 2

Harper had just turned the coffee maker on and set water to boil for tea when the soft sound of the bell jingled above the door. She had found the tarnished brass bell at the local antique mall. It was … Continue reading

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