I don’t mind if it’s complimentary, he murmured.
For God’s sake, Billie, don’t take bloody offense —Don’t take offense? Don’t take offense? You — She stopped herself, shot a furtive glance at the open door, and lower her voice to a furious hiss. I did not start this.
I am well aware.What were you thinking?Obviously, I wasn’t, he practically spat.
Her eyes widened, flashing with pain, and then she turned, hugging her arms to her body.And George finally knew the true meaning of remorse. He let out an unsteady breath, raking his hand through his hair. I apologize, he said, for the second time in as many minutes. I will marry you, of course.
What? She whirled around. No.
George stiffened. It was like someone had taken an iron rod and shoved it right up his spine. I beg your pardon?Might as well start talking, Haley told Pru. She’ll get her way eventually, she always does. I’ve found it’s best to give in earlier than later. Besides, I’m tired. She accompanied this statement with a wide yawn.
Pru rubbed her aching stomach. She was starting to feel sick. Maybe we should postpone this for another day. When I haven’t eaten my weight in pizza.Elle didn’t break eye contact with her. She didn’t budge a muscle, not even to blink.
Pru sighed. Fine. Maybe something’s happened between me and Finn, but it’s not going to keep happening.Willa grinned. So you did sleep with him.