Seeking His Love (Love Inspired Larger Print)
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Since losing his wife and child, widower Cam McKenna has tried to avoid children. But when he must temporarily care for his niece, Cam opens his home. With no idea how to relate to a fourteen-year-old girl, he seeks the advice of the new Christian Youth theater director. He's touched when Rachel Clark gives his niece a scholarship—and teaches him a thing or two about teens…and love. But why is Rachel so secretive about her past? The truth threatens their fragile relationship yet promises to bring them closer to each other—and the Lord— than either dreamed possible.
soda in the lounge, and we can talk about it?” Kayla pushed her hair over her shoulder with a trembling hand. “I’m not very good at drama.” “That’s okay. A lot of the kids who come to camp have never been on stage before.” “I’ll probably be the youngest one there and feel totally stupid.” “Actually, you’re right in the middle age-wise. We have three groups—kids who are ten to twelve, thirteen to fourteen and fifteen to eighteen. Since you’re turning fifteen pretty soon, you could try either
the co-op? He took a sip and glanced across the top of his mug. Rachel sure didn’t fit his image of a drama director. No flamboyant colors or avant-garde style. Just simple black pants that showed off her long slim legs and a soft blue sweater that accentuated her feminine figure. He pulled his gaze away and took a big gulp of hot coffee. Maintain your focus. It doesn’t matter that she’s attractive. His first concern had to be protecting the interests of the co-op. That was his priority, not
it! Knowing he understood why she poured out her heart to help the kids develop their talents and become the people God wanted them to be was such a special gift. She smiled up at him. “That’s the sweetest thing anyone has said to me in a long time.” Then she stood on tiptoe and kissed his cheek. “Thank you.” He grinned. “Wow. Guess I’ll have to think of some more brilliant things to say if I’m going to get a reaction like that.” Rachel laughed and gave him a playful nudge with her shoulder.
hugged him tighter. “I won’t let anyone hurt you,” he whispered and kissed the top of her head. “I promise.” A wave of guilt crashed over her heart. What would he say if he knew the rest of the story? Kayla stood and gave Rachel a hug. “Thanks for letting me come up and talk to you. I really needed another woman’s point of view.” Rachel held back a grin. “Any time. You’re always welcome.” “Uncle Cam is great, but he just doesn’t get guy-girl relationships.” Her face flushed and she bit her
the door of Lilly’s gallery after the co-op meeting. The group’s conversation faded until all he heard was his footsteps on the tile floor. He returned to the frame shop, unlocked the door and flipped on the lights. His shoulders sagged as he crossed the room and laid his pad, glasses and pen on the workbench. It was done. Rachel Clark and her kids were coming, and there was nothing he could do about it. With a shake of his head, he grabbed the stack of orders from the shelf behind him and