Having been raised in Arizona, Laura L. Walker and her husband whom she met at Northern Arizona University think it’s a great place to raise their six children. Laura and her family enjoy camping on beautiful Mt. Graham, reading, and learning history together. At the end of the day, Laura loves to curl up with a good book or write one of her own. The Matchup is her second novel.
Q&A With the Author:
How do you spend your free time?
inside, if you’d like. We’re going to be here for a while.”
crossing his arms like he had all the time in the world, Gage replied, “No, I’m
good.” The truth was, he was concerned about Valerie. A few seconds ago, she’d
given the impression that she was indifferent to her child’s needs. Upon closer
inspection, however, she appeared to be on the verge of tears.
minutes alone with my son.”
shaky. Pushing himself off against the post, he came closer and crouched down
in front of her. “Is there anything I can do to help?” he asked softly.
gaze down. Something about the way she rubbed Justin’s back while
simultaneously cradling his head in her arms touched a place in Gage’s heart
that had long been dead.
heart constricted at the sorrow he found there. Who would have imagined when
they were young that they’d both be single parents? He’d always teased her so
that he could see a flare of indignation light her gaze. That fire had apparently
been extinguished a long time ago.