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The Sheriff #53 (13.1) by Julie Lynn Hayes
The parking lot of the old Hamilton factory was completely empty, the building long vacant. The owners had packed up years ago and left town. A forlorn For Sale sign was staked into the ground, giving the name of a local realtor. A few of the windows were broken, probably by kids with nothing better to do than test their skills at rock throwing.
Which made this an ideal location for dealing with Jordan, once and for all.
Now, how to diffuse the situation so that no one got hurt. Roy decided to draw on his knowledge of human nature, garnered over many years as a private investigator and then lawman. To calculate what that asshole might do.
Here Kitty, Kitty: Chapter 6.1 by Carol Pedroso
Simon blinked awake and immediately wondered where he was.
He sat up in the really comfortable bed he’d been laid in and looked around. The room was almost bare except for the bed and a dresser in a far corner. It was obviously a guest room, buy the question was whose guest room?
He could hear Kitryn’s voice and a woman’s softer tones. He moved as quietly as possible to get out of bed and pad to the doorway to see if he could get any more information before he was discovered to be awake.
“How are we going to get out of here?” I asked. The wasps were still close by, cycling through their mesmerizing patterns as the swarm rose and fell. Several people had to be snapped out of it when they started watching again.
“The ship keeps in touch with crew periodically when we’re on planet. When they don’t get a response, they’ll send another shuttle.”
“Which will be just as vulnerable.”
Lakshou shook his head. “They’ll send the captain’s personal shuttle. It’s equipped with weapons and advanced scanning. They’ll figure it out.”
“So we wait.” I should be good at that,
He grinned at the unrepentant tease, stepped close and wrapped his arms around Gage. He stood rocking his husband, pressing their bodies against each other as they enjoyed being together. Ben pushed his hands higher and teased the thick nipples marking the corners of Gage’s chest.