By Nora Roberts
From no 1 manhattan Times-bestselling writer Nora Roberts comes a singular of a girl who wishes not anything, a guy who sees every little thing, and the net of deceit, greed, and threat that brings them together—and may possibly tear them aside . . .
When expert house-sitter Lila Emerson witnesses a murder/suicide from her present apartment-sitting task, lifestyles as she is familiar with it takes a dramatic flip. without notice, the lady without everlasting ties unearths herself virtually wishing for one. . . .
Artist Ashton Archer understands his brother isn't able to violence—against himself or others. He recruits Lila, the single eyewitness, to aid him discover what occurred. Ash longs to color her as intensely as he hungers to the touch her. yet their research attracts them right into a rarified circle the place precious antiques are got, bought, gambled away, and stolen, the place what you own is who you're, and the place what you want turns into a dangerous obsession. . . .
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She opened the door. So Matt knew she wanted him to go. That made Matt mad. She was not being fair. Matt said, “Fine with me. ” But she was the only girl he wanted to date. Matt left Sue’s house. And he went home. He called Troy as soon as he got home. ” “At home,” Matt said. “Why aren’t Troy asked. ” “She broke up with me,” Matt said. ” Troy asked. “Because I was late. She said I didn’t care about her. Just because I was late. And I didn’t call,” Matt said. Troy said, “Why didn’t you call Sue?
He hurried into the gym. He didn’t see Coach Karr or any of the team. Matt ran outside. He saw the team bus going down the school drive. But it was too late for him to catch up with it. 46 He was too late. And the coach had left him. First Miss Brent. Then Sue. Then Troy. And now Coach Karr. They didn’t think it was OK for him to be late. 47 Maybe he was the one with the problem about time. And not all of them. He had to quit being late. And he had to get to places on time. Matt hoped Carter High would win the game.
Reese. He left his science book on his desk. Matt found out what he needed to know. Then he quickly left. He had Miss Brent next. And he could not be late to her class. The school day went by too slowly for Matt. He was in a hurry to pitch. He was sure he could beat Hillman. Matt was glad when school was over 42 for the day. He went to his locker. He got what he needed out of his locker. Then he hurried to the gym. He put on his uniform as quickly as he could. He could hardly wait to leave for the Hillman game.
The Collector by Nora Roberts