By Stephanie Bond
With fugitive mom and dad, a brother dodging personal loan sharks, a hunky cop who's made her outlaw relatives his company, a buff physique mover trying to make a movement on her and her ex-fiancé again within the photograph, Carlotta Wren inspiration her lifestyles couldn't get any further complex. And then...
Her ally jumps at the body-moving bandwagon.
Her fugitive mom and dad cellphone home.
Her id is stolen by means of a look-alike.
Her look-alike is located, well...dead.
Under suspicion for homicide, Carlotta discovers that her devious double might've been got rid of accidentally--and that she may be the genuine aim! Throw in facing her motley workforce of kin, associates and wannabe enthusiasts, and Carlotta starts off to imagine that prison isn't this sort of undesirable substitute after all....
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For his Lydia. For the surprise of his own competence. And for the fact that he seems to actually like it. He’d had doubts that he would. ) and he is as skeptical of bold promises as the next educated consumer—which explains, in part, his years of conscientiously missed opportunities. But as it turns out he likes it, all right. This at once foolish and straightforward thing he has never done before. He is grateful for all of this. But more than anything, he gives thanks for the evidence it provides that he might not be gay after all.
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It makes one aware of breathing, its deliberate ins and outs. The rainy season still a couple of weeks oﬀ and not a cloud in sight. But there’s a wetness that still gets into everything, your socks, your wallet, behind the lenses of your glasses, your lungs. Within hours of arriving it’s like carrying ball bearings around in your chest. But the place appears to be literally on fire as well. A city where a city shouldn’t be, boarded up and crumbling and what’s left now set alight. Look from the windows of the airport hospitality van, our rooms at the Tropical Hotel atop a gated bluﬀ on the edge of town, from anywhere, and there is always what looks to be black smoke in the distance, flapping like a villain’s cape into the sky.
2 Bodies for the Price of 1 (Body Movers, Book 2) by Stephanie Bond