A Fool's Gold Christmas by Susan Mallery

By Susan Mallery

The unrelenting cheer in Fool's Gold, California, is bringing out the humbug in dancer Evie Stryker. She discovered early on that Christmas miracles don't take place, no less than now not for her. And this 12 months sounds like no exception. An damage has pressured her to come back to the kin fold, regardless of that they're estranged. She won't upload to the awkward state of affairs by means of being seduced by means of the bad-boy charms of her brother's ally, the final guy she should still ever are looking to date. even if she's recruited to degree the Fool's Gold wintry weather competition, she vows to do as promised, then circulate ahead along with her existence anyplace yet here.Jaded attorney Dante Jefferson is being used to the backwater city he now reluctantly calls domestic, however the pounding of little dancers' ft above his transitority place of work is greater than any guy must have to take! while he confronts their lovely instructor, he's unprepared for the allure that sears him all the way down to the soul. Evie is his most sensible friend's sister--off-limits except he's prepared to threat his center. Dante has regularly believed that love is the main harmful strength within the universe, yet that used to be earlier than he needed to reckon with the magic of a definite small city, the place miracles do appear to happen....

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And the blackest color is behind your eyes. I will never make a map of anything. 27 I will never stop making lifesize maps of the holding cell you make for me in your bad hopes. I was eating some cereal and one of the marshmallows stuck to my lip and then it fell off and went beneath the couch and I am not going to look for it I think I am going to leave it there alongside the muscles I use to hold up my eyelids yeah man. Fail in public like a petty motherfucker champion. Fail and let it make you hard.

When there’s nothing left to say I will go to sleep and you will never hear from me again. The moment I have gained some importance in your life I will be gone—that’s natural. Yesterday I saw a squirrel run out into the street and a car ran it over. The squirrel kind of tried to run away but just fell down. Then the squirrel twitched once, like it was doing a sit-up. Then it was still. I’m glad I saw that because otherwise I would’ve had nothing 30 to think about while I was sitting on the train this morning, waiting to twitch once, then be still.

More of my time is spent thinking about how I could die at any moment rather than setting goals and achieving those goals. And my goal is to be found in someone’s pool. Being dead will be the easiest thing I do. I am not accomplishing anything—my feet are shovels and all my sperm are tailless. Is good feeling. 17 THE NAP At the grocery store today I saw a very huge woman on a motorized vehicle. There were kids running circles around her. When I got outside with my groceries there was snow falling and I knew the snow was disappearing when it hit the ground.

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