An Everlasting Love by Bette Ford

By Bette Ford

A horny NFL celebrity reunites together with his misplaced love and unearths a relatives he by no means knew existed during this interesting new modern African American romance.Brynne Armstrong, a counsellor at a Detroit women's centre, again to Detroit after an abrupt break-up together with her boyfriend Devin Prescott, megastar NFL quarterback. For the prior 4 years her existence has revolved round paintings and her 3-year-old daughter Shanna, yet that adjustments while Devin abruptly reappears.Devin is stunned to run into Brynne at a celebration. His previous discomfort returns as he recollects how Brynne left him with none clarification. yet he eventually will get his rationalization, or not less than a part of it, while Brynne tells him she left simply because she was once pregnant. What she does not inform him is that she grew to become pregnant after being raped, and does not comprehend if the infant is Devin's or her attacker's. She hasn't ever attempted to determine Shanna's father's identification out of worry that it might be the attacker, yet now she needs to be aware of the reality and asks Devin to take a paternity attempt. They observe that he's the daddy. now not realizing approximately her assault, he is livid and damage that she was once dishonest on him, and that he neglected the 1st years of his daughter's lifestyles. As he spends time with Shanna he feels pressured approximately Brynne. He nonetheless loves her yet thinks he cannot belief her. Brynne additionally nonetheless loves him, yet she's by no means advised someone approximately her assault. She is petrified of what he'll imagine, or if he will even think her. yet they comprehend they need to be a kinfolk, and that may suggest taking hazards and studying to belief one another back.

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Her stomach tightened with nerves, and she wondered if she would be able to eat. “Hi. Sorry, I’m late. ” She rushed on to say, “As you can see, the menu is simple, but the food is excellent. I recommend the club sandwich, but the spaghetti is exceptional. I know it isn’t—” Devin reached across the small table, covering her tightly clasped fingers. ” She nearly jerked her hand away but thought better of it. “It’s just—” she stopped abruptly, wondering how in the world she could find the words to tell him why she had packed her bags and left St.

Only for a time she had been his woman. Lost in thought, she nearly jumped when he said, “You came to Ralph’s party with a girlfriend, which made me assume you weren’t involved with a man. You don’t have a ring on that left hand. Did I assume wrong? Are you available? ” She bristled. “Living together isn’t my style. ” “We both know you’re not here for old times’ sake. You made that clear the other night when you skipped out on me without so much as a goodbye. ” She couldn’t fail to note the stubborn angle of his jaw.

My master’s is in counseling. ” Her priorities had changed since she had her daughter. She was waiting until Shanna was older. ” Although he smiled, his gaze held no trace of humor. “I decided to work a few years before going back,” she hedged. He surprised her when he said, “You’ve cut your hair. I liked it long, but it’s beautiful, just as you are. But then you don’t need me to tell you that, do you? ” Brynne swallowed a gasp as shivers of awareness ran up and down her spine. Devin’s full, mustache-framed lips and good looks had always captured her attention.

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