By Robert B. Parker
Sunny Randall, "Boston's top woman gumshoe" (New York day-by-day News), returns as employed bodyguard for the spoiled, and probably harmful, prize lady consumer of a sleazy manufacturer. This time, she will get a bit support from Parker's well known personality Jesse Stone, creating a visitor visual appeal here
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Besides, if there was a fire and power failure, she’d be groggy and slow. End up burning to death or dying of smoke inhalation. And the idea of that had her sitting on the side of the bed with her head in her hands cursing herself for having an overactive and foolish imagination. “Just stop it, Reece. Stop it now and go to bed. ” She made one more round with the locks before getting into bed. She lay very still, listening to her heart thud, listening for sounds from the next room, from the hallway, from outside the window.
When she turned away, Linda-gail shot Reece an exaggeratedly dreamy look. Even as Reece’s lips quivered in response, Brody shifted his gaze, locked in on her face. The full-on stare made her stomach jump. Even when she quickly averted her eyes she could feel his on her, rudely, deliberately probing. For the first time since she’d begun her shift, she felt exposed and vulnerable. She pushed off the stool, stacked her dishes. Fighting the urge to look over her shoulder, she carried them back into the kitchen.
It had been months since she’d taken a sleeping pill, and she was tired enough tonight to sleep without help. Besides, if there was a fire and power failure, she’d be groggy and slow. End up burning to death or dying of smoke inhalation. And the idea of that had her sitting on the side of the bed with her head in her hands cursing herself for having an overactive and foolish imagination. “Just stop it, Reece. Stop it now and go to bed. ” She made one more round with the locks before getting into bed.