By Nancy Martin
Nora Blackbird has made the society pages all over again. The impoverished Philadelphia heiress has agreed to wed Mick Abruzzo, son of recent Jersey's so much infamous mobster-if he can live to tell the tale the Blackbird Curse. each time a Blackbird sister remarries, the groom is certain to die...
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The various widows looked startled at my joke. The blonde didn’t blink. She had a determined lock on Potty’s meaty arm. Potty didn’t hear a word I said, either. He flung his other arm around my shoulders. “Nice wingding, ain’t it? Penny woulda been proud! Ha-ha! ” The blonde presented her hand for me to shake, but it felt like a squishy doughnut in mine. “Hi,” she said. ” Her name clicked in my head at once. I didn’t know her as Noreen, but as “Nuclear” Winter—the famous gold digger. For years, I’d heard she was flitting around country clubs in search of wealthy boyfriends.
He sang lustily on the staircase, sometimes knocked me into a sofa for impromptu lovemaking and had already broken the leg off a valuable chair just because he was six feet four inches of impulsive, active man. Sometimes it felt as if I were civilizing a wild animal. At other times I wondered how I’d ever lived without him. And yet, there were still things we hadn’t resolved. “I’m sorry about this morning,” I said, “but Libby’s kids —” “Forget it. You had your hands full. I should have been more helpful.
I’m sorry about this morning,” I said, “but Libby’s kids —” “Forget it. You had your hands full. I should have been more helpful. But those twins? They creep me out. ” “Jesus. ” I smiled. “Don’t worry. ” He absorbed my smile and seemed to relax. “Nice place, this,” he said, casting his gaze along the landscaped property, the many cars parked in the lower field, the throngs of people entertaining among the tents and tables. ” “The Devine family. They’re cousins of mine. ” “Lots of land, even for this neighborhood,” he noted.
A Crazy Little Thing Called Death by Nancy Martin