By Jennifer Crusie
On Wednesday, Quinn McKenzie adjustments her lifestyles. On Thursday, she attempts to get someone to note. On Thursday evening, someone does.Quinn McKenzie is relationship the world’s nicest man, she has an exceptional activity as a highschool paintings instructor, she’s surrounded by way of friends and family who depend upon her, and she’s bored to the purpose of madness. but if Quinn comes to a decision to alter her lifestyles by way of adopting a stray puppy over everyone’s objections, every thing starts off to spiral uncontrolled. Now she’s dealing with dognapping, breaking and coming into, seduction, sabotage, stalking, extra secrets and techniques than she fairly desires to recognize, and males who're without warning loopy . . . for her.
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Lois stood up. “That’s ridiculous,” she said and went back out to the shop, slamming the door behind her. “You know, I don’t understand Barbara,” Quinn said, frowning as she patted the dog in her lap. “She’s a nice woman. ” “Because she’s not a nice woman,” Darla said flatly. “What’s with you telling Lois to be free? ” “I just thought she should think about it,” Quinn said, settling back in her chair, not meeting Darla’s eyes at all. ” “It is in Tibbett,” Darla said. ” Quinn made a face. “Oh, come on.
Ignore what the big blond guy says. The dog relaxed away from the box a little and looked at her with caution instead of terror in its worried little eyes. Progress. If she had another ten hours and a ham sandwich, it might even come to her on its own. ” Bill loomed behind her, cutting off the afternoon light that came dimly through the wall of windows and casting a shadow over her so that the dog shrank back again, anxious at the darkness. It wasn’t Bill’s fault that he was huge, but he could at least notice that he cast considerable shade wherever he went.
Nick appreciated the color for a moment, the copper in her hair, the honey of the oak floor, the soft blue of her sweater and the faded greens of the rug, and most of all Quinn herself, everything she was, glowing in the middle of all that warmth. Then he registered what she’d said. ” “I had a fight with Bill. At least, I think it was a fight. It’s hard to tell because he never gets mad. I told him I was keeping this dog and he said no. ” Quinn was so flustered, widening her big hazel eyes at him, that Nick grinned.