By Janet Evanovich
Alexandra (Barney) Barnaby roars onto the Miami seashore scene in sizzling pursuit of her lacking child brother, ''Wild'' invoice. go away it to the maverick of the relations to get Barney concerned with high-speed motor vehicle chases, a look for sunken treasure, and Sam Hooker, a NASCAR motive force whoвЂ™s stable 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 whilst Hooker has plans for the boat. Hooker figures he will connect himself to Barney and perhaps run into scumbag invoice. and higher but, perhaps he will get fortunate in love with Bill's sweetie pie sister.
The pedal should visit steel if Barney and Hooker are looking to be the 1st to go the end line, retailer invoice, Hooker's boat...and probably the realm.
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He probably had a bunch of them under his bed, rolling around like dust bunnies. It was still in the front of my mind when I woke up. It didn't stay there for long. 43 I opened my eyes and stared up at a very scary guy. He was at the side of the bed, snarling down at me. Hard to tell his age. Late twenties to midthirties. He was maybe six foot four, and his muscles were grotesquely overdeveloped, making him look more science fiction creature than human being. He had a thick neck and a Marine buzz cut.
How about giving the NASCAR thing a rest," I said. He returned to the living room. "Why don't you like NASCAR? " "NASCAR's boring. " "Shopping for shoes. Having dinner in a nice restaurant. " 36 "Honey, that's all girl stuff. " I was going piece by piece, picking through the clutter on the floor. I was torn between wanting to put things away and restore order, and feeling like I needed to keep the integrity of a crime scene. I decided to go with restoring order because I didn't want to believe something terrible had happened.
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. Damn. No umbrella. No car. Four long blocks between me and Bill's apartment. " Hooker wanted to know. "I don't have a car.