By Amanda Matetsky
Secret novelist and crime reporter Paige Turner is extremely joyful to work out the most well liked express on Broadway-but whilst she visits the superstar the following morning, he is been in advance chilled. together with her buddy Abby, Paige embarks on a quest for the killer that has her springing everywhere in the urban like an overheated tom cat.
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I loved her like a sister. And if she ever had to suffer the brutal social ostracism of unwed motherhood, or the wrenching torture of giving up her baby for adoption, or—worse—the pain and horror of a squalid backstreet abortion, I didn’t think either one of us would be able stand it. Abby tossed her head and let out a loud guffaw. ” she insisted. ” I teased. ” We were both laughing now—which was the way most of our sex-focused sparring matches ended: in a draw, with a couple of chuckles and no hard feelings.
I cried. “No more catty remarks. I promise! ” “I don’t have them yet,” she admitted. “I have to pick them up at the theater. ” I groaned, feeling a big wave of doubt crash over me. “Who was supposed to do that? How do you know the tickets will be there? And what’ll we do if they’re not? Jesus, Abby! ” In an effort to curb my rising temper (and rising temperature), I gazed up at the Catalina swimsuit ad plastered above the seats across the aisle, imagining that I was the pretty redhead in the green-and-white strapless one-piece, bouncing in the surf instead of the subway.
He went through hell with his unfaithful ex-wife, and their divorce was pretty awful, and he doesn’t want Katy—or himself—to be subjected to anything like that ever again. ” I was getting pretty emotional myself. “Cool down, kiddo,” Abby said, lifting her heavy braid off her neck, letting the breeze circulate underneath. “Don’t say another word. I get the picture already! You’re a prude, and Dan likes it that way. He’d rather trust you than shtup you. And you—you’re even worse! You’d rather suffer than be satisfied!
Murder on a Hot Tin Roof (Paige Turner Mystery) by Amanda Matetsky