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Andie Phelps is the envy of Santa Barbara. a loyal mom with a loving son and a winning husband, her maximum pleasure comes from attaining out to others. Melanie Johnston is the envy of nobody. A unmarried mother who works lengthy hours to pay the accounts, and her maximum joys relate to her teenager daughter and son. Then the twist of fate that alterations every little thing. whilst contrary worlds collide, the influence reaches a long way past those moms' own losses.
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You took that whole bike apart, right down to the seat. It took two days to get it back together again. " She choked out a laugh. "Remember? '" The granite stone sat cold and unmoving, seemingly untouched by the memories. She finished writing, then looked at the ground. "This is good for us, Jeff. To remember these good times. We need to focus on what we did have. " She touched the sod with her fingers. " Again, the choking threatened to close her throat, and the last thing she wanted was to lose it in front of Jeff.
In a California court, his parents are liable for his behavior. " "As I understand it, Mrs. " She already knew this, but it never failed to anger her. " She twirled her glass around, then set it on the coaster. "Jeff bought his car with his own money. " She laced her fingers together and pulled against her right knee. "I suppose that fancy car is what helped that other kid live long enough to say good-bye to his parents. " She sniffed and looked away. " He took a deep breath, no doubt preparing the high-pressure "take me because I'm high-powered" spiel.
The man's eyes were dark, hard. "What can I do for you, Mr. " He looked at his phone, a hand's reach away, then toward the giant of a man pacing toward him. Smith smiled, revealing yellowed teeth. " He reached into the breast pocket of his suit, removed an envelope, then dropped it on Blair's desk. "You, Mr. " The man doffed an imaginary hat, then ambled out of the office, whistling. Blair looked at the envelope. A summons? Not uncommon in his business, but still, there hadn't been so much as a complaint from a client in the last few months.