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Just eyes. ” He paused. “It’s good to be back, Callie. ” Serena, fully engaged with Bodine and the puppies, let out a joyous giggle. “Back,” she echoed. ” Then she turned her head and looked up at Callie, then Luke. ” she asked. Luke didn’t look away from Callie’s face. “Home,” he answered. CHAPTER THREE Saturday was a busy blur, spent doing housework and laundry and filling jewelry orders, with Serena’s help. Sunday morning at work, Hal and all the other regulars wanted a report on Callie’s Friday night “date” with Luke.
Bodine Martin,” Luke confirmed with a half smile. ” Bodine sat on her haunches, looked adoringly into Serena’s delighted face and licked her cheek. ” Serena whooped. ” Luke chuckled again. “She likes to repeat things,” Callie explained. “Most kids do,” Luke said. ” Callie asked. They’d abandoned Bodine, and Cherokee, too, but that didn’t mean they wouldn’t be back. “No,” Luke answered. ” He turned to Serena, who was fully occupied with the dog. ” Serena was enthusiastic. Callie had always admired the Banner ranch—unlike her own place, it exuded sunny grace.
Banner,” she told Luke, after sparing friendly smiles for Callie and Serena and patting Bodine on top of the head. ” No introductions were necessary—Kristen Young had lived in Parable all her life, and the previous summer, she’d washed dishes and bussed tables at Happy Dan’s. Pretty and intelligent, Kristen was an animal lover and an accomplished horsewoman. In fact, she was already considered a front-runner for that year’s rodeo queen title. “You can go,” Luke told the girl. ” Serena stared at Kristen with a fascination heretofore reserved for the dog—or Luke.