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Adam Haines was once an artist vacationing the Fairchild mansion to do a little undercover digging, and that used to be an issue for a guy who most popular to be effortless. a bigger challenge used to be Kirby Fairchild, daughter of the world-famous painter he'd been despatched to enquire. She used to be half baby, half elf, and the main interesting girl he'd ever encountered. even though, Kirby had a disconcertingly fluid judgment of right and wrong -- one thoroughly at odds with Adam's personal code of ethics. Adam wanted he wasn't wrapped rather so tightly round her little finger....
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She’s gashed her leg. It’s bleeding but I don’t think it’s a break. ” “I’ll break more than her damn leg,” Janie snapped. ” She stepped gingerly into the boat, reaching for her extremely pale partner. Janie’s bravado bubble burst immediately and tears began spilling down her face. Marsha wrapped her in a protective embrace, pulling her into her broad shoulder. They snuggled close as the medics sutured and bandaged the cut leg and swollen ankle. ” Solley asked several hours later when the walking wounded finally returned from the hospital.
All because this very angry woman had descended on her like a raging, red sandstorm. ” “Well, I can’t answer that since I wasn’t there. ” Gin frowned as she joined the dots. She’d passed the door of the children’s room last night as Janie and Marsha were putting them to bed. Pausing to take pleasure in the sweet family scene, she’d caught the tail end of a conversation about making babies. Her name and Solley’s were mentioned in the mix, to her horror, and she’d fled before Janie and Marsha could tease her.
After a long hesitation, Solley said, “We probably were a bit too…familiar or overenthusiastic with each other, or something. ” A sensible woman would agree and move on, but Gin gave in to an impulse. ” Solley tensed visibly and her generous mouth tightened along with her voice. ” Her eyes dared Gin to challenge her. Gin opted to defuse the rising tension. ” She placed a hand lightly on Solley’s arm. “What say I take the kids with me? Give you some space. Let’s call it an ‘I’m sorry I didn’t deal with this at the time’ apology.