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In First a Dream, sequel to Acts of Love, Daly continues the romance of Retta and Dallas. The story begins with Dallas's arrival in Thirty-Nine Palms to work for the summer at Rancho Arabian caring for the Bradleys' Arabian horses. Dallas proves to be a valued hired hand, even supervising the birth of a foal to an expensive mare who unexpectedly delivers. The romance between Retta and Dallas does not progress as well as they had envisioned, however, as Dallas seeks a commitment and understanding from Retta she is unprepared to give. Dallas matures and eventually concludes he should return to Pennsylvania, finish his last semester of high school, and accept the college scholarship he has been offered.

An unexpected inheritance makes it possible for Retta also to return to Pennsylvania to complete her senior year and to await the day she may be ready to give...

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