By Jennifer Lewis
A guess so much Wild
With companies to overcome in Singapore and a centuries-old relations heirloom to discover in Scotland, investor James Drummond is not any stranger to a problem. yet making the mysterious Fiona Lam his represents his riskiest strength play but. whilst he deals her the moon and stars, Fiona counters with an offer of her own--a wager, to be exact.
Winning a high-stakes horse race opposed to James is Fiona's most sensible probability at reclaiming her family's factory...and her father's honor. Seducing James is simply a method to that end...until they turn out in mattress jointly! Then all bets are off....
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He must’ve hid everything for a reason, and I feel a responsibility to respect his privacy. After putting the watch in the bag again, I place the bag on the highest shelf in the closet, then head down to the kitchen. The room could use a major remodel. The linoleum floor is yellowed and scuffed, with faded black diamonds in the design. The off-white painted cabinets are chipped and dull. At least it’s clean, I think, noting that the movers have already stacked boxes against the walls and on top of an old gray Formica table.
But it’s all a lie. Everything isn’t fine. Something is wrong with this house. Papa Dan knew it the minute we arrived. ” More than once, Mom has mentioned that before he got sick, he told her he wanted to take a trip to Cedar Canyon. Now I wonder why he would want to come back after so many years away. Did he want to dig up a memory—or bury one? My gaze settles on a photograph on the nightstand: Papa Dan and my grandmother with my dad between them. I study their faces, remembering an album I found in Papa Dan’s closet when I was about six years old.
Translation: huge ego. I smile anyway; I can’t help myself. “Thanks for the tip,” I say. ” He hands me the spoon for the potato salad as I look back at the containers of food. ” he asks. ” I scoop the salad onto my plate and move down the bar. ” After placing wilted spinach leaves on my plate, I lower the tongs. He reaches for them and our fingers brush. I glance up quickly, embarrassed because I’m so flustered. ” I move to the next container and spoon more food onto my plate. ” I frown and look up again, thinking he’s making fun of me.