By Jeffery Deaver
Taylor Lockwood spends her days operating as a paralegal in a single of latest York’s preeminent Wall road legislations enterprises and her nights taking part in jazz piano anywhere she will. however the rhythm of her lifestyles is disrupted whilst legal professional Mitchell Reece requests her assist in finding a stolen rfile which may expense him not just the multimillion-dollar case he’s protecting yet his profession to boot.
Eager to catch up with to this good-looking, awesome, and intensely inner most guy, Taylor indicators on...only to discover that as she delves deeper and deeper into what is going on in the back of closed doorways at Hubbard, White & Willis, she uncovers greater than she desires to know--including a plentitude of secrets and techniques harmful sufficient to spoil careers and hazardous sufficient to push somebody to dedicate homicide. but who's in a position to going to that severe? together with her lifestyles at the line, Taylor is set to profit the deadly answer....
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Holding on for her life, before it slipped away entirely, in falls and headaches and the horrifying sense of sliding away into insanity. All the bad things simply . . stopped. Her taut muscles loosened, her eyes closed, her nose was buried in a sweater that smelled of fabric softener and man, with a faint tang of smoke. She was being held tightly, engulfed in strong arms and warmth and her mind simply blanked. She was so used to the background buzz of anxiety and fear in her head, a constant hiss of static tinged with darkness, that she simply blissed out at its absence.
Interested. ” It had been so long since she‟d felt anything like this, since she‟d been part of that whole manwoman thing. Her only contact with men over the past nine months had been with doctors and physical therapists, then lawyers as she settled her father‟s estate. She‟d nearly forgotten that she was a woman. Daniel Weston made her feel female once again. She felt a connection to him and even though it was probably a sign of her craziness, because the connection was in her dreams, right at this moment she didn‟t feel cold and alone and listless, which had been her default emotional setting for more time than she cared to think about.
He touched his baseball cap with his index finger in a salute, then took off with a squeal of t ires, leaving her completely alone on the deserted street. The trip had been such a nightmare. She‟d regretted it the moment she‟d left the house in the pouring rain. The taxi had got caught in a jam due to the sudden downpour, tipping her out at departures barely in time to make it to the gate. Two huge Airbuses were boarding and the gates were crowded with far more passengers than the relatively small Tampa airport was equipped to handle.