Romance Novel: Day 26: Epilogue

Day’s Verse:
“I am my beloved’s and my beloved is mine,
He who pastures his flock among the lilies.”

Song of Solomon 6:3

Six Months Later

“Summer, call for you on line one.” Looking up from her computer monitor, Summer glanced at her phone. Sure enough, the red incoming call light blinked insistently.

“Thanks, Sarah,” Summer called to her half-assistant. “It’s probably Doug… Hello, this is Summer Robertson at The Seattle Times.”

“Hello, dearest, it’s Doug.” Her heart leaped to hear his voice, even though she’d heard it every day for months. The time she’d spent with him, snowshoeing in the Cascades, reading aloud, planning their garden plot for the spring and then planting it, jogging with Savannah, wandering museums as pretend tourists, seeing the sparkle of Pike Place Market at Christmas, sitting inside sipping hot chocolate on rainy days and talking, all brought Summer a deeper contentment than she ever could have imagined. And she knew without a doubt that this was the man she had been meant to love for life, a man who would day by day love her for who she was. Continue Reading >>