By Sylvia Day
By no means combine company with excitement. by no means deliver politics into the bed room. In a manner I did either while I took Jackson Rutledge as a lover. I can't say I wasn't warned.
Two years later, he used to be again. jogging right into a deal I'd labored challenging to shut. less than the tutelage of Lei Yeung, one of many sharpest businesswomen in ny, I had picked up something or due to the fact 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 each one other's lives, I knew precisely what i used to be dealing with... and the way addictive his contact may possibly 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 enterprise global, one adage principles all: hold your enemies shut and your ex-lovers closer...
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You have to take care of yourself, too, Mom. Between your part-time job and serving as full-time caregiver for Meemaw, you’re wearing yourself out. Not to mention the way you’ve been fretting about me since my surgery, despite my assurances that I’m healing rapidly. ” All three siblings had offered to pitch in to hire round-the-clock help for their mother and grandmother. Their late father had left his widow in decent financial shape, but she still worked ten hours a week keeping books for a little insurance office owned by a longtime friend.
Though her expression held sympathy, Meagan continued to speak firmly. “I know you do, but I’d like you to open your eyes for just a minute. ” Her face pinched and dazed, Nina responded to the resolute tone. Still clinging to Seth, she squinted up at Meagan. “I—I don’t think so. ” Meagan held Nina’s other wrist now, her fingers placed purposefully on the older woman’s pulse. Definitely knew what she was doing, Seth concluded, rapidly adjusting his previous impressions of her. For some reason he couldn’t explain, he’d thought of her as an office worker at the hospital.
The housekeeper’s gray hair was in the usual loose bun at the back of her head, and her chubby figure was encased in dark stretch pants with a loose, floral polyester shirt. Seth had rarely seen her wear any other style. She was in her late sixties, but she looked and acted younger. Though a few pounds overweight and on medication for high blood pressure, she was in pretty good shape overall, bustling around the house with almost endless energy during the hours she worked for him, keeping his household running like a well-oiled machine.
Aftershock by Sylvia Day