By Janet Evanovich
Alexandra (Barney) Barnaby roars onto the Miami seashore scene in scorching pursuit of her lacking child brother, "Wild" invoice. depart it to the maverick of the kinfolk to get Barney concerned with high-speed vehicle chases, a look for sunken treasure, and Sam Hooker, a NASCAR motive force who’s strong at revving a woman's engine. Engaged in a dangerous race, invoice has "borrowed" Hooker's sixty-five-foot Hatteras and sailed off into the sunset...just while Hooker has plans for the boat. Hooker figures he will connect himself to Barney and perhaps run into scumbag invoice. and higher but, probably he will get fortunate in love with Bill's sweetie pie sister. The pedal must visit steel if Barney and Hooker are looking to be the 1st to pass the end line, keep invoice, Hooker's boat...and might be the realm.
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NASCAR Guy to the rescue. ” I followed him out the door, into a foyer with two elevators. Hooker pushed the button and looked at me. “Are you okay? ” That’s because my heart stopped pumping when I saw the elevators. “I’m fine,” I said. ” We stepped into the elevator, Hooker hit the lobby button, and the doors closed. I sucked in some air and squinched my eyes shut. ” So I was sort of proud of myself. ” Hooker wanted to know. ” Hooker slid his arm around me and hugged me close to him. ” Hooker parked the Porsche in front of Bill’s apartment building, and we both got out.
My name is Alexandra. ” We’d reached one of the high-rises. Thirty-five to forty floors of condos, all with balconies, all with to-die-for views. All significantly beyond my budget. I tipped my head back and stared up at the building. “Wow,” I said. ” “I do live here. Thirty-second floor. ” “Maybe some other time. Places to go. ” Small fear of heights. Distrust of NASCAR drivers . . especially ones that are turned on. The first drops of rain plopped down. Big fat drops that soaked into my pink skirt and splashed off my shoulders.
What are the chances of the bad guys returning? Low, right? ” I almost had myself convinced. ” Hooker eased the Porsche to a stop in front of Bill’s building. “I’ll be back at eleven,” he said. The last thought in my head was of Hooker scrounging a dress for me. He probably had a bunch of them under his bed, rolling around like dust bunnies. It was still in the front of my — 37 JANET EVANOVICH mind when I woke up. It didn’t stay there for long. I opened my eyes and stared up at a very scary guy.