Even if they do find something, chances are they won’t make a big deal about it since nothing happened. Word getting out of spiked drinks on a cruise ship is going to hurt sales. The lawyer in Lori was coming out.
It took a minute for him to reply.Reed arrived at Lori’s condominium complex before she did. The doorman wasn’t the same man as when he was there several days before. Reed made sure to make eye contact and smile as he moved past the doors and to the concierge desk.
The petite African American woman behind the desk smiled as he approached.Good afternoon, she greeted him.Hello. Reed Barlow for Ms. Cumberland in 1208.
She glanced at the computer. There you are. I see that Ms. Cumberland is out of town until this afternoon. It’s our policy to advise guests to call on our residents when they are home, Mr. Barlow.Good, they didn’t just let people in.
Lori’s on the way from the airport now.
She kept smiling. You understand that we need to have you wait for her down here unless she advises us otherwise.Thank you for helping me, Alexis. Thank you for…everything.
She nodded, but didn’t speak.He wasn’t sure what else to say. I’m just going to sit here for a while…
She nodded again, but didn’t get up.What makes you think that I’m going to do anything you say? she said finally.