By Danielle Steel
Accident is a robust and finally effective novel of lives shattered and replaced by means of one devastating second.
even supposing common company conferences maintain her husband, Brad, clear of domestic, web page Clarke feels blessed along with her chuffed kin and cozy marriage. they've got a home close to San Francisco and she or he retains busy taking care of their seven-year-old son, Andy, and their teenage daughter, Allyson.
Allyson, at fifteen, is making an attempt her wings and one weekend, rather than a night along with her good friend Chloe, the ladies lie and exit with older excessive institution boys. yet a Saturday evening that was once intended to be enjoyable results in tragedy whilst their vehicle collides head-on with another.
on the health facility, web page reveals Chloe's divorced father, Trygve, and, not able to find Brad, she leans on his power in the course of the the lengthy hours of tormenting questions. Will Allyson reside? Will any of them? have been the young children consuming? utilizing medications? Who used to be at fault? And the place is her husband? with out Brad by way of her part web page feels her lifestyles begin to come aside as she is pressured to confront the truth that Allyson could now not stay, and if she does, she might by no means be the related back.
In an inspiring novel that explores what number of people are suffering from one tragic coincidence and the way they live to tell the tale it, Danielle metal brings us just about the characters whose lives are as commonly used as our own... and who stay, as all of us do, in an international the place every little thing can switch in a unmarried second.
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He toyed with her hair. ” Holly smooched his nose and slid forward until his softened cock slipped from her body. ” She winked. ” Nick grinned. ” There was that owl-eyed expression again. ” “Came with the room. ” He hopped off the bed. ” As soon as he stood, Holly wrapped her arms around him from behind and nuzzled the middle of his back. ” No response, but as she’d burrowed deeper into him so sweetly Nick didn’t press her for an answer. He merely squeezed her arm and said, “You’re welcome,” before continuing on to the bathroom.
Then they shuffled forward, stopping at the back of the couch. He turned her around. Three bandanas dangled from his fingertips. His eyes never left hers as his hands worked at waist level. Holly gaped at the twisted configuration. “Holy crap. ” “Yep. ” “Umm. No. ” He allowed a quick grin. “My mistake. ” Concentration filled Nick’s eyes as he looped the bandanas around her wrists, leaving about an eight-inch gap. Two quick tugs and a smug look appeared. “Next comes the gag. But first…” Nick cupped her face in his hands and kissed her.
She hadn’t had many lovers in her twenty-eight years, and none of them showed this trust and playfulness, sometimes even after months of dating, that Nick had shown her in just a few hours. He kissed his way down her throat. ” “Sorry. ” She quit moving on him. ” “No. ” He flexed his hips. ” She groaned. “It is. I was thinking about you. ” “Holly. ” His voice was gruff. ” Nick’s kisses intensified and she began to push back onto all that male hardness. Sliding belly to belly. The scrape of his chest hair on her nipples sent shudders down her spine, which he chased with fingertips soft as raindrops.