Levi touched his hand to her chin and gently moved her face to look him in the eye. She
was uncomfortable as he studied her face. Then his eyebrow went up, and Janie knew it was
over. He had found her out.
“Janie Dunn Atwood, I know what you are thinking, young lady!”
Janie folded her arms across her chest and scooted a few inches away from her husband.
“No, you don’t, Levi Atwood. No one can read a person’s mind.”
Levi reached for her and slid her back to his side. “Well, I can read yours, and you are
still planning on running away, aren’t you?”
Janie bit down on her lip and whipped her face toward Levi and glared. “I will do as I
please. I am a grown woman.”
Levi grabbed her and sat her on his lap. “You are my wife and you are staying here, and
if you do run, I’m gonna add to the spanking you are going to get for running away in the first
Janie froze. Her stomach flip-flopped, but she tried to remain unaffected.
“You most certainly will not, Levi Atwood.”
“We will see.”