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A Secret Wish (Wish Series, Volume 1) by Barbara Freethy

By Barbara Freethy

A mystery want is publication no 1 within the want Series.

One evening in San Francisco, 3 ladies make a birthday want believing it can't in all probability come real.

Liz is popping thirty. A winning nurse, she has a superb occupation, yet no guy to proportion her existence. All her buddies are married, and she's by myself, nonetheless attempting to outrun a tragedy from her prior. Then she meets a good-looking stranger.

Angela, a member of a big, loving Italian relations, is dealing with thirty-five without child within the nursery. 8 years of infertility remedies have positioned a pressure on her marriage. Will she need to choose from her husband and having a toddler? whilst she is mugged via an unforeseen assailant, her lifestyles takes a brand new flip.

Carole, a company spouse, is staring down 40 candles. Having grown up negative, she labored tough to get forward, but if her children bail on her birthday, and she or he discovers her husband with one other lady, she realizes that she can have not anything in any respect. She is going again to the place all of it started, the mummy she left at the back of, and the fellow whose middle she as soon as broke.

Three ladies, 3 birthdays, and an unforgettable evening that would swap their lives ceaselessly.

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He was as fat as a pig. He couldn't stop eating. A regular Goodyear blimp. "During the Depression there was a kind of floating hobo jungle in Griffith Park. The cops rousted the bums out of there regularly, but they would recongregate in another place. A priest from Immaculate Heart College told me about it. I went looking for them. I was a curious, lonely kind of kid, and thought bums were romantic. I brought a big load of steaks with me, which made me a big hit. I was big enough so that no one messed with me.

When I was about eight, I knew that if I continued to eat that garbage I would forfeit my claim to manhood. So I started to steal. I hit every market in Hollywood. I stole canned sardines, cheeses, fruit, cookies, pies, milk--you name it. On weekends the older kids used to get farmed out to wealthy Catholic families, to show us a bit of the good life. I got sent regularly to this family in Beverly Hills. They were loaded. They had a son about my age. He was a wild kid, and an accomplished shoplifter.

It's a nice apartment, Maggie. " Maggie beamed, then took my hand and led me to a plush overstuffed sofa. " "Cognac, neat," I said. " While Maggie was in the kitchen I transferred my gun and cuffs from my belt to my coat pocket. She returned a moment later with two snifter glasses each containing a solid three ounces. She sat next to me on the sofa. We toasted silently. As the brandy hit my system I realized that I had little to say. There was nothing I could impart to this woman--who was probably ten years my senior-- that she didn't already know.

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