By Barbara Delinsky
From long island instances bestselling writer Barbara Delinsky comes an emotional conflict of wits, will, and fervour, first released in 1996. A felony powerhouse, Assistant District legal professional Laura Grandine stares around the aisle at her opponent, Maxwell Kraig, the popular big-city legal professional imported to her small Massachusetts city to behave because the safety for the accused. tricky and proficient, Laura has constantly fought demanding for each victory, and he or she understands that she has stumbled on a important adversary within the expert and charismatic Kraig, a guy whose fiery spirit and wish to win fit her personal. yet their severe passions aren't restricted to the courtroom—as outdoors, a livid contest rages among them, person who could lead on to incomparable pleasure . . . or insufferable heartbreak. simply because, underneath her tough external, Laura Grandine is a girl who aches to like and be enjoyed. however it needs to be on her personal phrases.
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If it was a personal warning he wished to issue, he was too late. Frank’s obvious disapproval of her assumption immediately brought a flush to Laura’s cheeks. She had misinterpreted him, taking his words personally when they had been intended on a purely legal level. “Oh, you mean, jury type of thing,” she mumbled apologetically. ” He overlooked her lapse. “Female witnesses are apt to be awed, perhaps intimidated by him. That we cannot help. But the jury is another matter. ” Laura’s own legal acuity grasped this dilemma.
By the time they finished eating, coffee had been brought to the table, hot and strong, just as Laura liked it. Howard grinned jovially. “I have this strange feeling that neither of you will be wanting any dessert,” he announced, as he patted his own slightly too snug vest, “but I for one wouldn’t miss it. ” His eye twinkled naughtily. “So”—he glanced at Max briefly before his gaze settled on his disconcerted daughter—“if you’ll excuse me…” Despite his famous I-know-you-can-do-it-sweetheart look, Laura felt abandoned.
As soon as the words were out, she regretted them. It was a suspicious expression that father showered on daughter this time around. “I don’t think you’ll have much to worry about,” he began cautiously. ” Laura glanced away in a moment of petulance. If anything, her father’s comment should have eased her worries. She certainly would be safer from Max’s 34 / BARBARA DELINSKY magnetism if his date were present. Yet, that very presence disturbed her. Standing unobtrusively by, Sandy now paralleled her own thoughts.