By Stephanie Bond
With fugitive mom and dad, a brother dodging mortgage sharks, a hunky cop who's made her outlaw family members his enterprise, a buff physique mover trying to make a circulate on her and her ex-fiancé again within the photograph, Carlotta Wren concept her existence couldn't get from now on advanced. And then...
Her ally jumps at the body-moving bandwagon.
Her fugitive mom and dad cellphone home.
Her identification is stolen via a look-alike.
Her look-alike is located, well...dead.
Under suspicion for homicide, Carlotta discovers that her devious double might've been got rid of accidentally--and that she may be the actual aim! Throw in facing her motley team of relatives, neighbors and wannabe fanatics, and Carlotta starts to imagine that reformatory isn't any such undesirable substitute after all....
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Those high heels changed everything, lifting her mouth that much closer to kissing range… Alex shook his head, as if to rid it of wayward thoughts. No kissing tonight, no, no, no. No kissing, no touching, no fondling. Nothing. Nada. But she was like a human bag of potato chips. One taste and you couldn‟t stop. Caitlin was standing right in front of him, looking up, while he was giving himself strict orders to behave. ” Her voice was low, almost shy. ” Nothing else would come out. Great. He‟d managed to avoid swallowing his tongue, only to have it stick to the roof of his mouth.
It occurred to him that some women were smart not to use lipstick. Her lips were a very pretty color all their own—a smooth, glistening pale pink. He could kiss her without getting glop on his face. His cock pulsed at the thought of kissing her, diving into that pretty mouth, licking into it… He jerked himself back to reality. Think about something else, he ordered himself. Ratso escaping and Lopez laughing all the way to the bank came to mind, and his cock subsided. “We‟re looking for someone,” he found himself saying.
She stepped out onto the cracked pavement. A bell echoed distantly as Alex pushed down on the heavy brass handle of the hotel‟s front door and shouldered it open. He let Caitlin pass then followed her in. His disapproving gaze took in the peeling wallpaper and cracked flooring. His disapproval turned to fury when he saw that the front desk was unattended, the keys hanging on a plywood board. ” he murmured to Caitlin. “Four forty-six,” she replied. ” Alex reached across the front desk and lifted her key from its hook.