By Sylvia Day
By no means combine enterprise with excitement. by no means carry politics into the bed room. In a manner I did either whilst I took Jackson Rutledge as a lover. I can't say I wasn't warned.
Two years later, he used to be again. strolling right into a deal I'd labored challenging to shut. below the tutelage of Lei Yeung, one of many sharpest businesswomen in big apple, I had picked up something or on the grounds that Jax walked away. I wasn't the lady he as soon as knew, yet he hadn't replaced. not like the final time we'd drifted into every one other's lives, I knew precisely what i used to be dealing with... and the way addictive his contact may well be.
The internal circle of glamour, intercourse, and privilege was once Jax's playground--but this time, I knew the principles of the sport. within the cutthroat company international, one adage ideas all: hold your enemies shut and your ex-lovers closer...
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Chaz lowered the chair, then raised it again. He brought it down with a great crash against the coffee table. A chair leg splintered. The coffee table collapsed. Chaz, triumphant, looked at Greg and Blake. “Three minutes,” Blake said. “And that isn’t my furniture,” Greg said. ” With a snarl fit for a threatened tiger, Chaz lunged for the door and lurched down the hall. ” Greg followed to be certain the idiot drove off the lot, Blake right behind him. ” Chaz climbed into a bright yellow Hummer without responding.
Jase’s parents! I lost my smile. Had they come to tell us what had happened to Jase? If their expressions were anything to judge by, the news wouldn’t be good. ” I ushered them to table one, glad the café was almost empty. ” Mrs. Peoples was pale too but in the way of someone who was troubled, not ill. She folded and unfolded a tissue with nervous fingers. “We just want to ask some questions. ” Margaret was lean to the point of gauntness, and I wondered how much of her build was due to worry over Jase when he’d been missing the first time.
I was being hard on this kid. Nineteen and undecided wasn’t that unusual. Just because at his age I’d already been on my own for three years, responsible for Lindsay, who was six years my junior … Bill gave Clooney, who was watching him with a rather sour look, a sharp elbow in the upper arm and asked, one guy to another, “What do you suggest, Clooney? ” Clooney’s relaxed slouch disappeared. I saw the long-ago medal-winning soldier of his Vietnam days. “You will call me ‘sir’ until I give you permission to call me by name.
Aftershock by Sylvia Day