Things are changing faster than Dirk can keep up.
A surprise visit from Dirk forces them to confront their feelings.
Liz pressed send, set the cell phone on the arm of her recliner, and snuggled in to watch the Minion movie for the hundredth time. Before she had time to get comfortable, Cameron whimpered the one phrase every mother dreads hearing…
It was February 13th. Angst took over Dirk’s mood. He and Liz weren’t together for their one month anniversary, nor would they see each other for Valentine’s Day.
The boys parked on the other side of Bryce and huddled together. Liz knew from the posture they were planning what they’d never get away with. Still, it warmed her heart.
There was no Jorgen (Just a Friend ) to save me. The cars behind me drove by, leaving me to a fate that sent my overactive imagination into overdrive. Situations like this explain my aversion to suspense books and movies. Seriously, this was prime, stranger danger, CSI episode material.
Someone was watching her. Her eyes darted to the door that separated the basketball court from the concession area. When they landed on Dirk, looking as handsome as ever in his flannel shirt and jeans, her heart leaped. Liz swallowed hard and forced her betraying heart to calm
Dirk returns to Three Creeks for his weeklong hiatus from the job. His first lesson in long distance relationships hits him quicker than he expected.
An acute awareness of their surroundings struck Liz. She was the only single person in the group. Everyone else was married or had brought a date.
Part One of Home for the New Year. When Dirk returns to Three Creeks, Liz fights to remind herself of all the reasons why she shouldn’t like him. It’s a struggle when her friends and family have an agenda of their own.