By Jayne Ann Krentz
Rebecca Wade wasn't the type of girl who'd promote out simply. and she or he wasn't approximately to allow Kyle Stockbridge get his palms at the land she'd simply inherited. the truth that the land in query was once the thing of a centuries-old feud made her all of the extra made up our minds, in particular while Kyle "almost" had her believing that he enjoyed her.
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Word is, anyone who wants to see Ballard and Stockbridge go at it better get down to Cully’s Tavern,“ he announced. „Stockbridge is in there shootin’ pool, I hear, and Ballard just drove up. “ „Here we go again,“ Ethel Crocket said with a sigh. „Yup,“ said Herb, looking enthusiastic. „Nope,“ said Rebecca very quietly and very firmly. „Excuse me, Herb. “ Herb asked in astonishment. „To see the local sights. “ Herb stared at her. „Outside to the left. Half a block down. Can’t miss it. But you shouldn’t be headin’ there, ma’am.
A rumble of questioning surprise went through the sleazy room. She scanned the row of faces at the bar and then looked over at the pool table. Kyle was leaning over the table, cue poised for a shot. The planes of his face were harshly illuminated by the triangle of light that shone down on the table. An intricate series of balk was lined up on the green felt. A tall, strikingly handsome man with copper-colored hair was lounging nearby. He was watching Kyle line up the shot with the same attention he would probably have given a rattlesnake.
Said she was too young to start a family. There wasn’t enough money. She wanted to have some fun before she got tied down to a baby, et cetera, et cetera. We had one last big fight during which I really lost my temper, and she ran home to her parents. “ Kyle rubbed his jaw. „I thought I did in the beginning. As I said, I was in my idealistic phase. But whatever I felt for her at the start of the marriage was long gone by the time the divorce papers arrived. “ „You might be interested to know that Alice predicted the same ending to your marriage that your father did.
A Woman's Touch by Jayne Ann Krentz