Follow the Heart releases in about four months, so I figure it’s time to start whetting your appetites for it. On Tuesdays, I’ll be sharing some of my favorite lines/passages from random spots in the book. No spoilers, but hopefully enough of a glimpse into the characters and story that you’ll want to read it.
Let’s kick things off with the end of Chapter Three, shall we.
Andrew kept smiling at her in that infuriatingly superior way. He straightened and hefted the spade over his shoulder. “And that, Miss Dearing, is the very attitude that leads to overgrowth and destruction in nature—and chaos and ill discipline in people.” He inclined his head and walked away, whistling.
Kate stared after him, speechless. Had he just called her chaotic and ill disciplined? She took a few steps after him—desperate to ask him to clarify—but two other men approached him and she stopped.
She looked down at the shrub, which had started falling over again. With determination, she crouched and shoved as much of the dirt Andrew Lawton had dug up back over the shrub’s roots, and pounded it back into the hole with all of her frustration.
Next time she saw Andrew Lawton, she would be the one to walk away whistling. Just see if she didn’t.