By Jennifer Sturman
Ever needed your boss may drop lifeless? after all no longer. good, probably not. And neither had Rachel Benjamin -- until eventually she unearths herself operating for Wall road terror Glenn Gallagher on his newest puppy venture. Rachel thinks the deal -- and Glenn -- are greater than a bit shady, yet she has a merchandising at stake. it truly is both preserve her lips sealed or kiss her partnership see you later. Or kill Glenn. (Just kidding!) at the least she has Peter. Rachel's too-good-to-be-true fiance has moved in, and whereas his stuff is in all places and he is unusually jealous of her pleasant new coworker, she's convinced they're going to determine issues out. it'll aid if Glenn's killer time table did not have Rachel operating round the clock. quite, the fellow has to be stopped. Rachel's jokes approximately killing her boss do not appear so humorous while Glenn is murdered. And it truly is even much less laughable while she turns into the top suspect. With the police sizzling on her very trendy heels, and the specter of an unflattering orange jumpsuit in her destiny, Rachel's studying the not easy method to be cautious what you would like for. She must seize the genuine killer speedy, sooner than the killer catches her.
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And why was he e-mailing me? Here, at home, on my personal e-mail account? How had he even found my personal account? Second, how was the deal dirty? I wasn’t surprised to hear somebody else thought so, too, but Man of the People had been a little stingy with the details. Third, what, exactly, had they done before? And who were “they” supposed to be? And fourth—well, I was back to Question One, Part Two—why was Man of the People e-mailing me? ” I shrieked. The entire concept of jumping out of one’s skin made sense in a way it never had before.
I thought about this. It was one thing to talk things over with Peter, but it was quite another to engage in any sort of discussion with an anonymous correspondent. “If anything, I should probably be reporting him somehow. ” “Give me a few minutes to play around a bit with the e-mail address. ” I went to clear the table. I rinsed the dishes and added them to the dirty pots and pans already in the dishwasher, another rarely used appliance. I rummaged under the sink, located a box of detergent that bore the logo of a long-since bankrupt grocery chain, poured some powder in, and selected the Power Scrub function.
That’s Jake. ” I’d hung up before I realized Peter was still talking. “Love you—” he was saying. I felt guilty, but only partly because I’d had so little time for Peter of late. The other part was because I was annoyed that I felt guilty. A nasty little voice in my head was saying that Peter should know well enough by now what my job was like, that he couldn’t expect me to drop everything whenever he called. Just because he had a key to my apartment didn’t mean that he had a key to my entire life.