By Fern Michaels
Again in university, Jane Lewis might 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 used to be then. at the present time, a beautiful and assured Dr. Jane Lewis has a thriving psychotherapy perform, her personal radio speak convey, a stunning outdated Louisiana mansion, and her affectionate, nutty puppy, Olive, to maintain her corporation. the one factor lacking is somebody to proportion her existence. Jane hasn't ever forgotten Michael Sorenson, the boy she had fashionable from afar in university. 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. abruptly, the current collides with the earlier, as Jane reveals clues into the identities of Connie's attackers - clues that ship her right into a international of hazard and pleasure, tough her to turn into a very outstanding girl . . . if she dares.
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The fireplace mantel, original to the house, had been one of her biggest challenges, but she’d patched it lovingly and repainted it. At some point in time the former occupants had removed all the crown molding and stored the pieces in the attic. It had taken Jane forever to haul it down, lay it out on the floor, and put it back together. Copies of pictures owned by the local historical society had revealed that there had been bookshelves on either side of the fireplace. Opening up the walls and finding them still there, intact, had been like finding a hidden treasure.
I’m doing what I have to do. Can we go to the bathroom now? ” Jane opened a drawer and pulled out a brown-paper grocery bag. ” “I wish I’d taken the time to know you before all this happened, Jane. It’s so strange. ” “Obviously you don’t trust him enough or you’d get help. ” “If you believe that for even one minute, I have a couple of bridges I can sell you. ” “I promise. I’ll send everyone down to the next floor. Here’s some soap, a towel, and a washcloth. ” A half hour later, Jane opened the bathroom door.
I wish you all the happiness in the world,” Jane said sincerely. They came out of the darkness like stalking wolves. It was hard to distinguish how many there were until they started to talk. Five—and one hovering outside the immediate group—Jane thought, as the fine hairs on the back of her neck stood on end. Odd man out. Then she started to shake, or was it Connie who had suddenly grabbed her arm in a viselike grip? “Well, lookee here, boys. We snagged us a real little beauty. ” “What . . What do you want?
Plain Jane by Fern Michaels