M. Lee Prescott
Book: Emma’s Dream – Book 1 – Morgan’s Run Series
A woman is the last thing on
Ben Morgan’s mind as he comes home to Morgan’s Run, his family’s ranch in
Saguaro Valley. Doctor’s orders, he’s home to heal, but the sooner he can get
back to Santa Barbara, the better. Then he runs into Maggie Williams on Main
Street, prompting vivid memories of a magical night, and Ben’s ailing heart
skips a beat.
Father of her beloved five-year-old daughter, the eldest of the Morgan sons is the last person Maggie expects to have crashed into her car and back into her life. For years, she has struggled to forget him and to make a life for herself and her daughter, Emma, the mirror image of a father, who is unaware of her existence. Now, here he is, looking more gorgeous than the day he ran out of town. Maggie swears Ben Morgan will never break her heart again.
“Maggie groaned and buried her head deeper, praying this was all a bad dream. If she hadn’t had to make a quick run to the bank, she’d be at work in the cool, dark stables. “Please just go. I’m fine.”
She could feel his heat, his nearness rattling her to her core. A part of her longed to lean against him and draw comfort and strength from his warmth, but the wiser half screamed danger. She kept still, hoping he would disappear.
“You don’t seem fine. Look, I’m sorry.” Ben placed a hand on her shoulder. It sent shivers of warmth all the way to her toes. “And I’m not leaving until I’m sure you’re okay.”
Oh, no you don’t. Maggie stood and shook herself, stepping away from his electric touch. She put on her sunglasses. Another second near him and she feared she might actually swoon. His soft chestnut eyes regarded her with obvious concern. Although he looked tired and thin, Ben Morgan was still drop-dead gorgeous, in faded jeans and sneakers, his broad shoulders straining the seams of a worn Stanford tee shirt.
“I’m fine, really. It’s been a crazy day and you caught me at[…]”
Excerpt From: M. Lee Prescott. “Emma'sDream” Amazon Apple Books
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GRACIE’S SPECIAL BURGER SAUCE
· 1/2 cup good quality mayonnaise
· 1/2 cup ketchup
· 1/2 cup avocado oil
· 1/3 cup white vinegar
· 1/4 cup sugar
· 1 small yellow onion, roughly chopped
· ¼ C sweet pickle relish (or dill, depending on taste)
· 3 tsp. pickle juice (sweet or dill pickle juice depending on relish used)
· 1 teaspoon sweet Hungarian paprika
· 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
· 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
· 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
· 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
· Pinch cayenne pepper
Place all ingredients in a blender, food processor or Vitamix and blend until smooth. Serve with any kind of burger – beef, turkey, chicken, or veggie – or over grilled portabella mushrooms.