Here’s a sneak peek at the Prologue of ‘The Congressman’s Daughter’! Enjoy!
Sixteen year-old Jane Grant held the dummy firmly as her father’s blows landed on target again and again. The smack of his fists echoed in the martial arts studio. Finally the instructor called for a halt.
“Well done, James. You’re improving. You haven’t quite caught up with Jane here,” the Sensei winked at her mischievously, “but you’re improving.”
Mr. Grant laughed between breaths as he panted from exertion. “Thanks, Jack, I’m flattered.”
Jane grinned at her father. “Maybe you’ll catch up one of these days, Daddy.” She joked as she put on her shoes and gathered up their gym bag. “Can I drive home?”
Jack waved, and Jane and her father exited into the warmth of a Texas evening.
“Jane, there’s something your Mom and I have been praying about, and before we come to a decision, I wanted to see what you think. If I go ahead with it, it’s going to change a lot of things for us.” Mr. Grant said slowly as Jane backed the car out of the parking lot.
Jane was honored that her father valued her opinion enough to confide in her. Especially if the subject was as important as his voice betrayed.
“What is it, Daddy?”
“Well, I’ve been thinking about running for congress.”
Jane was taken by surprise, but she trusted her parents. “It’s up to you and Mama. I’ll support whatever you decide on.”