By Kate Collins
The relationship scene could be a killer...Determined to aid her roommate Nikki out of her singles droop, Abby Knight encourages her to offer velocity relationship a try out. in fact, Nikki desires the man on the very backside of Abby?s record, Jonas Treat?a.k.a. ?Treat the Cheat??and figures only one date with him couldn?t damage. yet then Jonas is located dead?and facts issues to Nikki as his killer. To transparent Nikki?s identify, Abby enlists assistance from her hunky ex-Army Ranger boyfriend, Marco. yet Marco?s rambunctious nuclear family turns Abby?s annoying lifestyles right into a catastrophe region. along with her endurance heavily wilting, and a killer at the unfastened, Abby is set to dig herself out of this mess?before somebody buries her instead...
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Then threw her napkin into the air. Even Grace got into the spirit and clapped. Genteelly, of course. “Well, dang it, sweetie,” Lottie cried, grabbing me by the shoulders and giving me one of her big Kentucky squeezes, “it’s about time. Me and Gracie thought you two were never gonna get back to the way you were before. ” “I always applaud your cautious nature, dear,” Grace said, “on the rare occasion you exhibit it. ” At that she rose and took hold of her sweater as though it had lapels, a sure sign she was about to share a quote.
With a muffled sob, she threw off the blanket and ran out of the room, followed by Simon, who clearly thought she had woken him to play tag. Down the hallway, I heard her bedroom door slam. A moment later, the door opened and I heard a thud. The door shut again and at once Simon came trotting toward Marco, the only male he’d ever bonded with. Obviously Nikki wasn’t up for feline company, either. Marco crouched down to rub Simon’s head, causing him to purr loudly and butt his head against Marco’s knee.
Hear, hear? CHAPTER FOUR At noon on Monday, instead of grabbing a bite to eat from the deli on the square, I rushed home to share some exciting news with Nikki. She was standing at the kitchen counter making herself a tuna-salad-and-cream-cheese sandwich on white bread, with a side of ice cream, something the old Nikki never would have eaten. ” “Ha. Funny. ” I held the newspaper ad in front of her. “See? Listen to this: ‘Meet your dream date and you’ll be on cloud nine. Register today for the Cloud Nine Date Night event.