Cellar Door by Trisha Wolfe
English | 2019 | Romance | ePUB | 305 kb
Cellar Door: After witnessing a murder, Makenna Davies is abducted by the hooded vigilante, Luke Easton, and taken to his underground lair where she must unravel the mystery of her captor and the dark secret that entangles both their lives.
“Thank you.” I slip the list into her file, noticing first the four cars listed. Nice.
Even if nothing pans out, this will still be a worthwhile job.
Jennifer flips her silky blond hair off her shoulder. She flips her hair with purpose, in a way that states every woman she’s ever met must be envious of her.
And truthfully, I am.
I envy her very simple, uneventful life—a life where her biggest worry is fine lines cropping up around her eyes, so she tries not to smile as much.
Maybe I’m being too judgmental but, according to her background check, I can’t believe Jennifer Myer has suffered any real pain, the unbearable kind, where it hurts to breathe, to move, to live. Come on, her marriage is a farce.
I’ve seen women devastated by a cheating spouse. Their whole life shattered in one meeting. I doubt Jennifer will shed a tear. Too worried she’d smudge her Dior mascara.
I’m like an interpreter of sorts. They see the signs, sometimes even the proof, but they need me to decipher the meaning—to make it absolutely clear, leaving them with no doubt.
I’m paid to give broken people confirmation that their relationship may be over.
I always tell them exactly what I’m about to tell Jennifer Myer: “If you’re here, then you probably already know the truth.”
Which in Jennifer’s case is cha-ching to her ears. She picks up her Prada purse from the floor and stands over my desk. “Milton is going away on a business trip tomorrow. You can come by the house then, but I would like you to start tonight.”
I raise an eyebrow.
“Milton will want to see his…mistress,” she says, “before he leaves town. That makes sense, no?”