By Robyn Carr
They have been top associates considering 7th grade. yet this summer time, teetering at the threshold of thirty, 4 ladies are going to wish one another greater than ever.Cassie has sworn off romance after another undesirable date. but deep down, she's nonetheless trying to find Mr. without end. A long-haired biker does not determine into her plans, so where's the damage in traveling the again roads of Sonoma on a Harley with Walt Arneson?Julie married her highschool sweetheart—who can get her pregnant with a trifling glance—too younger and now wonders how her lifestyles grew to become all approximately leaky taps and checkbook balances. probably love is not adequate to maintain the most well liked couple in town.Marty's firefighter husband has forgotten all approximately romance, and an past love starts off to appear effective tempting.Beth, a hectic health professional trapped in a physique that is betrayed her once more, is changing into a tricky sufferer and a secretive friend.Life can swap in an instant…or a summer season. And having previous buddies to lean on can in simple terms up the possibilities of fortunately ever after.
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Someone with a deep male voice yelled. ” “Oh, God,” she cried, suddenly overcome with relief and hope. ” she screamed. ” And then Ken put his hand over her mouth. Ken lowered the window an inch. “Hey, go away, pal. ” And he powered the window back up. Cassie bit his hand as hard as she could and he jumped so abruptly, he hit his head on the ceiling of the car. Cassie heard the man with the deep voice try to open the locked door. Then the window’s glass suddenly cracked and, like a spiderweb, spread into a million cracks.
It’s utter madness—and it has to stop. I have to quit looking for the right guy. I just can’t take it anymore. The heartbreak is just too much. Single women of twenty-nine never admit to anyone, not even their priests, that what they fear most is being alone forever, dying alone someday. Since she was about twenty-five, her greatest fear was that she’d never find a partner. Cassie wasn’t independent by conscious choice, it was by default—she had no real family. She knew women her age who’d had a couple or even a few false starts before they found the one, the forever guy, but Cassie’s longest relationship had lasted maybe four months.
Sorry, I wasn’t thinking. ” “Not a problem. ” She gave him a wan smile and walked out of the bar. She was barely outside when the darkness and the silence just freaked her out. She turned around, went right back to his booth and said, “Um, sorry, could you please take me out to my car? ” “Sure. Be glad to. ” “I do,” she said, nodding. ” He slid out of the booth and cupped his hand under her elbow, escorting her out in a very chivalrous manner. “You’re just going to lock the car doors, get your cell phone handy, watch the rearview mirror.