By Nora Roberts
A unique of peril and keenness from number one manhattan occasions bestselling writer Nora Roberts.
The final thing NYPD Sergeant James "Slade" Sladerman wishes is to babysit a spoiled heiress. yet Jessica Winslow's antiques store is suspected of getting used via a global smuggling ring, and Slade is being despatched undercover to investigate—and maintain Jessica out of trouble.
The girl Slade meets isn't what he anticipated. And nor is the will that springs up among them...
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A unique of peril and fervour from number one ny occasions bestselling writer Nora Roberts.
The final thing NYPD Sergeant James "Slade" Sladerman wishes is to babysit a spoiled heiress. yet Jessica Winslow's antiques store is suspected of getting used by way of a world smuggling ring, and Slade is being despatched undercover to investigate—and hold Jessica out of trouble.
The girl Slade meets isn't what he anticipated. And nor is the will that springs up among them. ..
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BAAL You don't understand my soul. EKART Why don't we go lie in the water? BAAL My soul, brother, is the groaning of the wheat fields when they toss in the wind, and the gleam in the eyes of two insects that want to devour each other. EKART A July-crazed boy, with immortal guts-that's what you are. A dumpling that will some day leave grease spots on the sky! BAAL That's a lot of words. But it doesn't matter. EKART My body is as light as a tiny plum in the wind. BAAL The pale summer sky does that, brother.
Better to love than to enjoy. JOHANNES I can see how you win men's hearts, but how can you get anywhere with women? ( Emilie enters quickly) BAAL There she comes. Hello, Emilie. Johannes has brought his fiancee. Sit down! EMILIE How can you ask me to come to such a dive? -lt's j ust like you. BAAL Luise! A schnapps for the lady! EMILIE A re you trying to make me look ridiculous? BAAL No. Why shouldn't you have a drink ? It's only human. EMILIE But you're not human. BAAL How do you know? ( He holds out his glass to Luise) Not too stingy, young lady.
Teddy's schnapps, to celebrate Teddy's funeral! Fittin g and proper! Has anybody made a speech for Teddy yet! Wouldn't that be the right thing? BAAL I did. SEVERAL WOODCUTTERS BAAL J ust When ? now. Before you started talking big. It began with: Teddy has his rest . . You never notice anything until it's all over. -Let's get the sch napps! It's disgraceful. -And why, great Elephan t? It's Teddy's property . We've no right to break into that keg. Teddy has a wife and five poor orphans. A WOODCUTTER Four.
A Matter of Choice by Nora Roberts