By Janet Evanovich
Alexandra (Barney) Barnaby roars onto the Miami seashore scene in scorching pursuit of her lacking child brother, "Wild" invoice. depart it to the maverick of the kin to get Barney concerned with high-speed vehicle chases, a look for sunken treasure, and Sam Hooker, a NASCAR motive force who’s strong at revving a woman's engine. Engaged in a dangerous race, invoice has "borrowed" Hooker's sixty-five-foot Hatteras and sailed off into the sunset...just whilst Hooker has plans for the boat. Hooker figures he will connect himself to Barney and perhaps run into scumbag invoice. and higher but, perhaps he will get fortunate in love with Bill's sweetie pie sister. The pedal must visit steel if Barney and Hooker are looking to be the 1st to pass the end line, shop invoice, Hooker's boat...and perhaps the area.
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And he had a scar running down the side of his face into his mouth where he was all drooly and snarly. And his eye . . his eye. Actually he didn’t have an eye. Only one. The other one was fake, but it was a cheap fake. Like it was sort of too big for the real eye. And it didn’t move. No matter what the real eye did, the one big cheap fake eye just stared out at me. Didn’t blink, or anything. It was . . ” “Did Puke Face say anything interesting? ” “He said Bill had a woman who belonged to his boss, so he was going to trade me.
The driver’s-side window slid down. ” Hooker asked. “I’m wet. ” “No problem. The leather will wipe dry. ” I scurried around to the passenger side and wrenched the door open. ” “Sooner or later, your brother’s going to get in touch with you. ” “Yeah, right. That’s gonna happen. Anyway, I — 29 JANET EVANOVICH haven’t got anything better to do. ” I wanted to get rid of Hooker, but I didn’t have a plan. Truth is, I didn’t have a plan for anything. Alexandra Barnaby Girl Detective was stumped. Just pretend it’s a transmission, I thought.
I wanted to think that the day couldn’t get any worse, but I knew worse was possible. “Sure,” I said. ” We were on Collins, heading south. The art deco buildings were lit for the night and neon was blazing everywhere. There were surprisingly few people on the street. ” I asked. ” Midnight! I’d be comatose by midnight. I couldn’t remember the last time I stayed up that late. It might have been New Year’s Eve three years ago. I was dating Eddie Falucci. I was a lot younger then. I pulled the visor down to take a look at my hair in the mirror and shrieked when I saw myself.