Poplar Mountain is a romantic suspense set in the Kentucky Mountains in 1939.
Patty was quiet the entire way home. Once in awhile, she sighed happily, but she didn’t say a word. Lucius and Dollie tried to talk, but her complete silence made them want to whisper. When the truck stopped, Patty didn’t wait for Lucius to open the door. She got out and walked into the apartment, leaving them alone. Lucius chuckled as he watched her.
“One day, I hope I love a woman so well, she’s speechless.”
Dollie punched him—hard. “Are all men like that?”
“Like what?” He rubbed his arm, genuinely puzzled.
“Only interested in one thing?”
He bridled slightly. “Dollie, if all I wanted from you was sex, you’d be naked.”
She gasped, scooting away from him. Past the point of caring what he said or what she thought of it, he continued.
“I love you…
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