Choosing Sophie by Leslie Carroll

By Leslie Carroll

Whilst existence throws you a curve ball... Venus deMarley has simply been hit with a wild pitch. At 40 she's eventually chanced on the suitable fianc?, while Sophie—the daughter she gave up for adoption two decades ago—suddenly reappears. Venus has one other difficulty on her arms in addition: her eccentric millionaire dad simply died and willed her his puppy project—a rag-tag minor league baseball group known as the Bronx Cheers—if Venus and Sophie can reconcile and once more develop into a kinfolk. Venus is aware diddly approximately activities, yet Sophie's a jock, not like her glamorous mother. And after 20 years aside, those girls understand not anything approximately one another, and infrequently agree on something. yet maybe—just maybe—they have extra in universal than they think...

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He could scarcely look me in the eye. ” “I thought you loved me,” I said, feeling foolish even as I said the words. “Of course I do. And I don’t doubt for a minute that you love me, too. ” My gut seized up. I wasn’t liking where this was going. ” I reached for his hand. “I guess I’m saying . . maybe . . maybe we should . . ” I asked, terrified to hear the answer. “Maybe . . I don’t know . . ” “I thought you don’t want to put things on hold. ” My voice barely rose above a whisper. It was the hardest conversation of my life so far.

Sophie pouted. ” “And a lot of vodka,” Glenn said. ” “God, you guys—you’re really embarrassing me in front of 48 Leslie Carroll Livy. It’s not like I drink or anything. ” I was ready to relent at this argument, but Joy’s disapproving face checked my inclination. “It’s still a no, slugger,” she said. ” Still, I hadn’t been around when she first developed a passion for America’s pastime, so maybe she didn’t mind it. ” Sophie extricated herself from Glenn’s embrace and hugged Joy. ” “It’s hard to teach your father new tricks,” Joy said apologetically.

Ooh— ohh, watch the knees. ” She nuzzled his neck and darted her tongue in and out of his slightly fuzzy ear, a gesture that repulsed her, but never failed to turn her husband into malleable mush. Marty moaned as his gaze met Linda’s. “Ohh, Linda, I love it that you want to nail Venus’s ass to the wall as much as I do. You’re such a supportive wife. ” “Oh, Marty,” Linda murmured, gazing longingly at the coffee table, where she had left her half-full glass of champagne. ” e So what do you think?

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