By Stephanie Bond
With fugitive mom and dad, a brother dodging personal loan sharks, a hunky cop who's made her outlaw relatives his enterprise, a buff physique mover seeking to make a circulate on her and her ex-fiancé again within the photo, Carlotta Wren proposal her existence couldn't get any longer advanced. And then...
Her ally jumps at the body-moving bandwagon.
Her fugitive mom and dad telephone home.
Her identification is stolen by way of 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 genuine aim! Throw in facing her motley group of relatives, pals and wannabe fans, and Carlotta starts to imagine that reformatory isn't this kind of undesirable substitute after all....
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With that he exited the dining room. He moved with quiet grace unusual in a man his size. He returned in less than ten minutes, took a seat across the table from Jenny where a plate had been placed. Is this the niece? It must be, he said without waiting for answer. She has the same fairness as her aunt. �Thank you, Jenny said. Then Anna entered with an extra dessert and coffee. The doctor's attention was directed at these until they were all but gone, the beauty of Cora's niece utterly forgotten.
Richard ran into the downpour. A moment later, her coat pulled over her head, slightly hunched to make herself a smaller target, she ran too. The pavement lighted with a reflection of a wide, jagged run of lightning. She almost slipped and fell on the slick macadam, regained her balance only by the sheerest luck. She found the passenger's door, opened it and slid into the small, low-slung sportscar. Again, yellow light shattered the even black glaze of the sky, but she felt safe from it now. She had heard that the four tires of an automobile grounded it in a storm.
The same as the other times. I couldn't stir her. Breathing well, all life systems in good condition. I am more certain than ever that it has nothing to do with the vitamin deficiency. Cora asked. Malmont said. That child is fragile, Cora. She isn't a tough number like her brother. They didn't find anything at the hospital before. They won't find anything again. Richard asked. Richard cried. Malmont said to Richard. I was about to say that I would wait a while yet. The child has had a potentially damaging infancy, with a mother who was indifferent to her, moving from hotel to hotel, from one nanny and part-tune governess to another.