By Tina Whittle
The puppy days of summer season have arrived, and Tai Randolph is feeling the warmth. operating her uncle's gun store is extra difficult than she ever imagined. Her ally Rico is competing for a countrywide slam poetry identify. And Atlanta is overrun with enormous quantities of fame-hungry functionality poets clogging the entire sturdy bars.
She's additionally bought her brand-new courting with company protection agent Trey Seaver to accommodate. SWAT-trained and rule-obsessed, Trey has a mind geared for facts and move charts, now not romance. And whereas Tai reveals him irresistibly interesting, courting a human lie detector who can kill along with his naked arms is a a bit precarious activity.
after which simply whilst she thinks she could get a deal with on issues, one in all Rico's fellow poets is murdered . . . and Rico turns into the best suspect.
Tai pushes up her sleeves and is derived to his protection with each trick in her e-book a bit mendacity the following, a bit snooping there. Trey wishes her off the case instantly. So does Rico. each poet in Atlanta has a mystery, it kind of feels, and considered one of them is keen to kill to maintain theirs quiet. yet another person desires her at the task, an individual shedding nameless clues and clandestine tip-offs her approach. somebody with an schedule that is having a look both certainly heroic . . . or downright lethal.
Will Tai's dating with Trey live to tell the tale one other foray into novice sleuthing? or even extra importantly, will she?
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I assumed in regards to the phrases flying backward and forward among him and Lex. anything greater than lacking funds used to be stewing, that used to be needless to say, and that i used to be making a bet it concerned Cricket. I stored my voice impartial. “Nothing that should cross anyplace, correct? ” “Exactly correct. ” He moved from at the back of the table, and that i him out, my rainy sneakers leaving half-moon prints at the wood flooring. He close the door to his place of work, locked it, then slipped the main in his pocket. “I suggest it, Tai. no longer a observe, to not someone. ” I nodded. “Got it. ” *** Back commonly room, I made a beeline for Trey, who hadn’t moved from his spot on the door. Rico, notwithstanding, used to be not at our desk. in reality, I didn’t see him anyplace within the room. I stepped correct in entrance of Trey and positioned my fingers on my hips. “All correct, the place is he? ” “Who? ” “Rico. ” Trey shook his head. “I don’t recognize. ” “What do you suggest, you don’t understand? Aren’t you presupposed to be staring at him? ” “No, I’m gazing the room. There’s a distinction. but when you need to comprehend the place he was once going the final time I observed him…” Trey pointed. “He left in the course of the double doorways resulting in the again. ” “But he’s now not there now! ” “Nonetheless. ” I made an exasperated noise. “Never brain, I’ll locate him. immediately i would like you to speak to Jackson. He’s within the kitchen. or even stick with Lex, he and Jackson have been heavily into it, after which Lex passed over the again way…” I grabbed Trey’s elbow. “Omigod, what if he used to be heading to the parking zone for a gun or anything? ” Trey placed his Pellegrino at the desk very conscientiously. “Say that back, extra slowly. ” “We don’t have time for slowly! you should do whatever! ” “Start by means of telling me who Lex is and why he and Jackson were…” He frowned. “What have been they doing? ” So I defined. fast. I passed over the half in regards to the leering and the innuendo, yet regardless of Jackson’s caution, i discussed the lacking funds. “How a lot is lacking? ” “Don’t fear approximately that instantaneously. locate Lex. Or Rico. Or Jackson. Whoever comes first. ” Trey scanned the room. “I’ll search for Lex first. yet Jackson should still inform the professionals in regards to the lacking cash, specially if he thinks he is familiar with who took it. ” This used to be Trey’s solution for everything—alert the professionals. He suggestion in hierarchies, top-down structures. yet a circulation chart wasn’t going to unravel our present challenge. “We’ll lecture Jackson later, ok? at once defuse no matter what time bomb is ticking. ” Trey’s expression sharpened. “Bomb? ” “Metaphor. ” “Okay. ” “Wait! may still I include you? ” “No. remain the following. ” He tossed that directive over his shoulder, already relocating towards the again of the eating place. i began to argue after which gave up. He had a plan, and as soon as a plan used to be in movement, he wouldn't deviate from it. I’d obvious the x-rays and MRIs. They appeared common in the beginning look, and but I knew that his skull used to be an actual maze of binary features. Left or correct. certain or no. cease or cross. and a part years had handed due to the fact he’d crashed his Volvo into that concrete embankment, rearranging his correct frontal lobe, completely rewriting his circuits.