By C. Kelly Robinson
Fast-rising checklist exec Tony Gooden has his priorities in line: earning profits and loving the only lifestyles. yet his online game is thrown off stability while he sees Serena Kincaid, the one girl he ever placed himself at the line for.
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The same vision of her in the pink strapless gown from Devon’s wedding, the same one that had followed him from the night of his trampling through those weeks in the hospital. The vision he’d thought would recede once he enacted his plan to do something important with his life. Once he slept with a new woman. Tony had come to admire Nana Quay in the few weeks they had been acquainted, and the next minutes cemented his opinion. With very few words, the chief not only got him talking about the previous night’s controversial events, he lured the complete truth from the very pit of Tony’s evolving soul.
That’s me,” he replied, stopping as he stepped to within a foot of her. His left leg felt like acid had been poured through its veins and he was struggling to keep his shoulder bag steady, but he wasn’t copping to that. He was a new man and all, but he was still the man. “Let me take that satchel at least,” the sister said, extending a hand and sending a shot of relief through Tony’s soul. Grabbing it with one hand, she reached out with the other. “I’m Audrey Jacobs, principal of the Rowan Academy.
Jamie had gone out to Colorado three days after her return from Kym’s wedding last week. She took his excuse—hooking up with the American teammates from his Italian team for an early start on preseason conditioning and seeing to some issues at the nonprofit foundation they ran together—at face value, but the blind faith that required was a humiliating burden. Add to that the fact that Levi, a thirty-year-old former pro boxer, was very much a brother in his prime, and he should have had a chance with her.
The One That Got Away by C. Kelly Robinson