By Fern Michaels
An injured ex-athlete discovers that giving up at the video game of existence isn't an option...
As some distance as former NFL famous person Jake Masters is worried, desires are dicy propositions. Years in the past he got here achingly just about reaching his ambition of enjoying within the great Bowl--before a spinal harm ended his profession. limited to a wheelchair, unwilling to take an opportunity on one other dicy surgical procedure which can repair his mobility, Jake now remains cocooned at the back of the enforcing gates of his lavish home.
But his dual sister, Beth, has no goal of letting him languish there endlessly. After years of flitting from one failed enterprise notion to a different, all fueled by way of Jake's generosity, she now owns a hugely profitable matchmaking carrier. And she's gifting the enterprise to Jake--whether he likes it or not--while she follows her goals of creating it as a singer in Nashville.
Though Jake had lots of ladies falling in every single place him on the height of his good fortune, he understands not anything approximately matchmaking. He's keen to attempt for his sister's sake, and it's quickly transparent that he wishes an assistant. input Gracie candy, whose narrow body belies a take-no-charge sturdiness that may placed any linebacker to disgrace. Grace starts via revamping the company and shortly she's overhauling Jake's complete life--and to his large shock, Jake's having fun with it. but if their consumers develop into sufferers of robbery, Gracie and Jake needs to reconcile their very assorted outlooks if they're to have any probability of saving the business...and if Jake is to make one other play for the existence he concept he lost...
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They were all terrified of Jesse, and they all knew that any call would be thrown out anyway. Even if he did pound her to a pulp right there, people would turn their backs. She’d received the pitying glances, the incredulous looks. People wondered why she stayed. She wanted to tell them it wasn’t by choice — she wanted to beg for help. But she wouldn’t involve anyone else. This was her misery and she would either be freed from this hell or she’d die trying. Her sides had begun to ache, but the car was now close.
The second they clenched she’d known she was in trouble. This man’s hands were sitting idly at his hips, just sort of hanging there. “Can I please sit down with you for a few minutes of your time? ” His voice, she was sure, was supposed to convey trustworthiness. That made her more suspicious. “Sorry. ” She took her chances and darted through the door, not looking back as she made her way to her locker. Thankfully, it was open, since the only other person on shift was a nice kid whom she actually trusted.
She’d missed it. “Please,” she begged whoever might be listening, and this time when she pressed the key forward, thankfully, it slid into the ignition. She turned the key so hard that she was afraid she’d break it, but her car started on the first try. The fates must be lining up in her favor. ” So close. He was so very close. She backed the car out of the parking spot and saw him only about ten yards behind her. “Please, please, please…” she begged as she threw the car into drive and slammed the gas pedal all the way to the floor.