Affair by Amanda Quick

By Amanda Quick

Charlotte Arkendale knew all there has been to grasp approximately males. in any case, she'd made a occupation out of guidance marriage-minded girls clear of untrustworthy individuals of the other sex.Yet not anything may have ready her for Baxter St. Ives - an arresting stranger too bold, too decided, too harmful to be her new man-of-affairs. nonetheless, maybe he was once definitely the right individual to assist Charlotte examine the new homicide of 1 of her consumers. So she gave him an opportunity, by no means realising that Baxter, a talented scientist, could quickly behavior a dicy exploration into the alchemy of hope, with Charlotte as his topic. yet at the same time he units out to seduce Charlotte, a twisted killer lies in wait, able to half the lovers... or see them joined jointly perpetually - in demise.

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Valerie’s dad had heard my demo and he was willing to give me an audition. A fifteen-minute slot in his busy day. I tried to tell you—” Meg closed her eyes for a moment, remembering. Brad had told her he wanted to postpone the wedding until after his trip to Nashville. He’d promised to come back for her. She’d been furious and hurt—and keeping a secret of her own—and they’d argued…. She swallowed painfully. “You didn’t call. You didn’t write—” “When I got to Nashville, I had a used bus ticket and a guitar.

Meg huffed out a sigh. ” He grinned. “Nope. ” Brad pushed back his chair, returned to the jukebox, and dropped a few coins in the slot. An old Johnny Cash ballad poured softly into the otherwise silent bar. Meg took a swig of her iced tea, in a vain effort to steady her nerves. She was no teetotaler, but when she drove, she didn’t drink. Ever. Right about then, though, she wished she’d hired a car and driver so she could get sloshed enough to forget that being alone with Brad O’Ballivan was like having her most sensitive nerves bared to a cold wind.

Guess he’s prideful about the paint on that fancy jitney of his,” he said. ” Meg didn’t comment. Angus was full of the nineteenthcentury equivalent of “woman driver” stories, and she didn’t care to hear any of them. They topped a rise, Olivia still in the lead, and dipped down into what was probably a broad valley, given what little Meg knew about the landscape on Stone Creek Ranch. Lights glimmered off to the right, revealing a good-size house and a barn. Meg was about to ask if Angus had ever visited the ranch when he suddenly vanished.

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