By Fern Michaels
Again in collage, Jane Lewis could have given whatever to be like homecoming queen Connie Bryan. in its place, she was once simply simple Jane - obese, frumpy and painfully shy. That was once then. this day, a beautiful and assured Dr. Jane Lewis has a thriving psychotherapy perform, her personal radio speak express, a gorgeous previous Louisiana mansion, and her affectionate, nutty puppy, Olive, to maintain her corporation. the single factor lacking is anyone to percentage her existence. Jane hasn't ever forgotten Michael Sorenson, the boy she had trendy from afar in collage. Now, he is inspiring her to wish for a destiny jointly. She's additionally by no means forgotten the brutal, unsolved assault that ended Connie Bryan's lifestyles - and that haunts her nonetheless. all at once, the current collides with the earlier, as Jane unearths clues into the identities of Connie's attackers - clues that ship her right into a international of hazard and pleasure, demanding her to turn into a very notable lady . . . if she dares.
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It’s on the town’s historical register. It has a ghost. And a dog ghost,” she blurted, then wondered what had possessed her to tell him that. She was nervous. Befuddled actually. Was it because he was so good-looking, or did his smooth confidence intimidate her? Even in high school, he’d been confident and good-looking, she reminded herself. And back then he wouldn’t have given you the time of day. Mike leaned across the table. “Ghosts? Are you putting me on? Tell me about them. ” Jane squirmed in her chair.
Opening up the walls and finding them still there, intact, had been like finding a hidden treasure. Now, the shelves held all one hundred and three T. F. Dingle books, Trixie and Fred’s pen name. Their spines were unbroken, the brilliant, grisly covers as shiny as the day she’d arranged them. A stuffed Taco Bell Chihuahua in her mouth, Olive stood looking at Jane, her eager expression saying she wanted to play. Feeling guilty that she’d given Olive short shrift, she got down on her hands and knees and took the back side of the stuffed toy between her teeth and played tug-of-war.
Her own chair was ergonomic, comfortable but not too comfortable. It helped remind her she was the one in charge. Jane glanced at her watch as she adjusted a lamp shade. She made a mental note to water the maidenhair fern sitting beneath it. Two minutes until Brian Ramsey walked through the door. Her heart began to race. She gasped when the phone rang. “Dr. ” Brian Ramsey’s voice came over the line. “No, I don’t have a problem with the cancellation, Mr. Ramsey. I’m sorry your wife is under the weather.