The breeze blowing across the bay held the chill of true autumn. Derrick had hoped that taking the boat out for a short sail would help to clear his mind. But it seemed that chaos was determined to reign supreme.
He'd told Anna that he was falling in love with her. He'd had no idea whatsoever that he was going to say such a thing when he'd gone into school earlier today. But when she'd ambushed him like she had, announcing that she didn't want to see him anymore, he'd scrambled for some way to change her mind. His declaration of love had been a secret weapon he hadn't even known he'd possessed, until the sentence had tumbled out of his mouth.
After he'd said the words, however, he'd felt glad about it. Glad that Anna knew how he felt.
Here is a heartwarming story for cold evenings... Excerpt from The Single Daddy Club: Derrick by Donna Fasano, included in A Touch of Passion
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