He gently lifted my hand to his lips, and gave it a chaste kiss. “Miss Chastity, would you do me the honor of allowing me to call on you tomorrow? I haven’t forgotten my debt—not only did you help me with Jessica, but I should like to help you find news of your friend tomorrow, before I take my sister back home.”
One look into his piercing blue eyes, and I knew there was no way I could ever say no to Carl Ward. I wasn’t sure he could help me, but more than anything, I wanted to see him again.
“Oh, Mr. Ward,” I said. “Nothing would please me more.”