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Online Romance Novel — Chapter 11
Jeff gazed out the wall of windows at a world that
“Jeff? Hey, boss!”
Jeff shook his head as if to clear it and turned to
“Is that all you wanted to say about Dr. Gant’s
“Oh. Uh, I don’t know. Where’d I stop?”
She read the last sentence he’d dictated. Jeff tried
“Maybe we should finish this in the
“Sure, Marge. No problem. Maybe I’ll be sharper
“You might try getting some sleep. That’d
“Get out of here,” Jeff said. “Next
“Now that you mention it, you seem to have left
Jeff waved his hand at her, shooing her out of the
“Okay. I can take a hint. I’m going. I’m
Jeff listened to her soft chuckle as she closed his
Three long weeks.
He realized now that he should have made Haley listen
After another week had passed, the anger and hurt
Tiredly, Jeff picked up his briefcase and opened it to
* * *
Haley stared out the cab window at the black glass
She stepped out of the cab and shivered. Somehow New
Still, freezing her toes off would be worth it if Jeff
* * *
Jeff stared at his coffee. Anger coursed through him.
“Get me a reservation on the first flight to
“Good morning to you too!” Marge grinned up
“It is a good morning,” Jeff said heartily.
“Looks like you had an epiphany during the
“You might say that.” Jeff winked. “I
“I’ll let you know when I have your
“That’s for me to know and you to wonder
“Got that reservation already?”
“Not yet, Mr. Talent,” Marge said, formally.
Jeff dropped the phone and raced to the door. When he
Gone were the ponytail and jeans. No thermal knit
Jeff couldn’t suppress his grin of delight.
“How astute you are, Mr. Talent.” Haley
Jeff devoured her with his eyes. She was wonderful
Cautiously, he stepped back. “Why don’t you come
She breezed past him. He caught the scent of perfume,
“You can wipe that silly grin off your face,”
His was the face she saw in her dreams. He was the man
Jeff realized he was still holding the door wide, and
What could he say to make her fall into his arms?
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