By Susan Mallery
The unrelenting cheer in Fool's Gold, California, is bringing out the humbug in dancer Evie Stryker. She discovered early on that Christmas miracles don't ensue, a minimum of now not for her. And this 12 months feels like no exception. An damage has compelled her to come back to the kin fold, regardless of that they're estranged. She won't upload to the awkward state of affairs through being seduced via the bad-boy charms of her brother's ally, the final guy she should still ever are looking to date. even if she's recruited to degree the Fool's Gold iciness competition, she vows to do as promised, then stream ahead along with her lifestyles anyplace yet here.Jaded attorney Dante Jefferson is being used to the backwater city he now reluctantly calls domestic, however the pounding of little dancers' ft above his transitority place of work is greater than any guy must have to take! while he confronts their lovely instructor, he's unprepared for the appeal that sears him all the way down to the soul. Evie is his most sensible friend's sister--off-limits except he's keen to probability his middle. Dante has continually believed that love is the main risky strength within the universe, yet that was once earlier than he needed to reckon with the magic of a undeniable small city, the place miracles do appear to happen....
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10. ” The dead body said nothing and we became best friends. 11. ” And I walked away and I knew what a human looked like. I saw them everywhere. 37 12. I walked up to the dead body and the policeman and I played a few games of tic-tac-toe on the dead body and the policeman kept winning because he kept taking the middle spot like a cheating motherfucker. 13. ” 14. I stopped next to the dead body. A policeman looked at me. ” 15. I walked up to the body. I looked at it. I bent down and scooped some water from a puddle.
It looked like he was screaming but for some reason I couldn’t hear any screaming. He made a screaming face and his friend helped him up. The friend kept trying to put his coat over the man with the broken arm. It seemed like the friend was trying to make the man with the broken arm disappear into the coat. I would like to be able to make people disappear into my coat, but I wouldn’t know where to start. True. It’s like I’m always making a screaming face. 45 SOME SHIT ABOUT WHAT I’D DO WITH TIME TRAVEL I’d go to the date of my death and take of picture of my face right before I died and then frame it and go back to the present and stare at the picture.
Am the broken pencil. 41 “SUCKS ASS” WOULD BE A FUNNY WAY TO DESCRIBE SOMEONE’S HAIRCUT IF ASKED FOR AN OPINION I should wear a nametag everywhere I go—it would remove one more thing I have to say. I don’t laugh at anything anymore. Someone stole my carbon copy and is making it do dumb shit. And I’m just watching, laughing. 42 I LIKE WHEN SOMEONE ELSE SCRATCHES MY CHEST I have copies of your dental record and I cover my window with them so your teeth and their roots are the first thing to touch my face when I wake up.