Devon Murphy leads a life with no surprises. She spends her time working part-time at a coffee shop, building her online graphics design business and keeping tabs on her aging father. The only tricky situation in her life is a shallow relationship with the pampered and affluent Michael Turner, who sees her as one in a string of women to conquer.
Brandon lost his father, and now his only goal is to carry on the family business and live life on his own terms. Then one snowy evening he walks into the coffee shop and is enchanted by the red-haired barista behind the counter. Can Devon and Brandon’s attraction for each other be strong enough to help renew their faith and erase their deepest disappointments?
“Hi, Bub. Is Daddy asleep?” She peeked down the hallway and saw that his bedroom light was off. A vociferous, gulping snore tore through the peaceful silence. Rolling her eyes, she walked through the kitchen and opened the back door. Bubby carefully picked and sniffed his way to his favorite spot, did his business and quickly came inside.
After finishing her bedtime ritual in the bathroom, Devon puttered around her room, hanging up clothes and reading a couple of chapters from the romance novel. Letting go a leisurely yawn, she put the book on the nightstand and scooted herself under the covers. Bubby curled up in a tight ball at the foot of the bed.
She began to think of Michael and his childish attitude. Perhaps, she thought, it would be best if they broke off the relationship. It didn’t seem to be giving either one of them what they wanted or needed. His blatant disregard of her dad’s situation was proof of that. She stared up at the ceiling fan above her bed and felt ashamed of the apologetic way she’d responded to him. Suddenly she remembered a phrase her mom repeated to her in times when she felt weak in her faith. “Devy, serving God is like buttoning your blouse. If you get the first button right, everything else lines up.” The words seemed to come so easily to her mom that even when the cancer took away her physical strength, her faith in God still remained strong.
“Mom, please help me get it right,” Devon whispered, as she pulled the blanket to her chin, closed her eyes and drifted into sleep.
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