By Beverly Jenkins
The very last thing Lacy eco-friendly wishes is trouble—and good-looking Mayor Drake Randolph has "danger" written everywhere him . . . specially while "His Fineness" by chance runs her off the line. regardless of Drake's sensuous allure, impossible to resist magnetism, and unwavering choice to make amends, she's considering it would be clever to play it secure and hold her distance . . . if merely his lips were not so inviting.But hassle comes from a special resource whilst Lacy, because the head of Detroit's Environmental safety division, launches an research into the actions of a ruthless developer. abruptly, Lacy turns into a objective, dragged down right into a swamp of greed, corruption . . . and homicide. Now Drake Randolph should be the one one in Motown who can maintain Lacy alive . . .
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By midafternoon she’d talked to her mother, then her father, who was on lunch break, Ida—twice—and now she was talking to the building manager, who’d called to 52 Beverly Jenkins let her know she had a package waiting downstairs. “I’m on crutches, Wanda. ” When Lacy heard the knock, she grabbed the crutches and crossed the bare ﬂoors to the door. Once she got it open, the sight of Drake Randolph standing there holding a huge vase of roses almost made her fall over. She knew she was staring like an idiot, but .
Today she had on a hot red suit guaranteed to singe a man, but Rhonda was lesbian and proud. “Lots of calls about the snow. ” Drake had no intentions of putting either one at the top of the list. All they wanted to do was argue. ” Rhonda followed him into his main ofﬁce. He tossed his coat on the couch and went behind his desk to look at the stack of messages waiting for him to read. He glanced up at her. “They want to know if you’re really rehiring Dr. ” Drake stared. “Do they have my ofﬁce bugged?
Baby boy. ” “They are. ” “You have brothers too? ” “Seven kids. ” “My brothers are steps. ” He chuckled. “That’s my mother. Every morning around eight-thirty. ” The story made him more human in Lacy’s eyes. There was now a bit of substance added to her image of the rich and handsome bachelor mayor. “My apology again for the accident,” he offered genuinely. ” She wondered how many women would have already given him their number by now. Thousands, probably. ” His lips thinned. ” Dr. Carson returned.
Black Lace by Beverly Jenkins