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He spent a moment in sincere thought. Walking away, he propped one elbow on the mantelpiece and stared down at Socrates, busily spinning in his treadmill. “I don’t believe I was born that way. In fact, I distinctly recall my mother saying what a fine baby I was, as fat and happy as a spring possum. I exhibited only average horribleness as a small boy. ” “It was the thing to do. ” An image formed in her mind of a towheaded youngster aboard a gritty train headed to a destination he feared. ” He shrugged.
She scooted her chair back to distance herself from him. He edged forward an inch. ” Another inch. ” She lifted her eyebrows. “I’ve always wanted to visit the Vat—” A door slammed in the lower hallway. ” called Helena’s voice. “—ican,” she finished, lurching up from the chair and staggering a little. He cursed under his breath. He’d been so close to cracking through her facade. ” Abigail flashed a look at Jamie. ” He tucked his thumb into the waistband of his trousers and drummed his fingers.
But as he continued, realizing what this was, he settled back and absorbed every single word. These were not trade secrets or notes on Rowan’s devices, as Jamie had suspected. What he held in his hand was something far more compelling. These were the secrets of her heart. It was a searing love letter to that human hitching post, Boyd Butler. She must have sat down to pen the letter for her sister, and the truth had come pouring out of her. No wonder she’d hidden it away. When your letter arrived, I experienced a second sunrise… Simply knowing that you are somewhere in the world brings warmth to the coldest autumn day.