Mutually Beneficial | Chapter Seven

*in the last chapter, Jeff refers to him as Reid Graham. Y’all. I dunno where Graham came from. it’s Bennet lol.     Seven.   “And I stand by my assertion that service work is more impactful than politics, at least in the current environment. Why waste time begging these crusty old men to do right when…

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Mutually Beneficial | Chapter Six

Six. “So what did he say when you asked him about going to the gala with Jeff?” I stopped with a grape halfway up to my mouth to frown at Laurel, who was sitting across from me at my kitchen counter. “Girl, I just told you I barely got two words out of my mouth…

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Mutually Beneficial | Chapter Five

Realllllly unedited. Sorry. But here goes! Five. “Knock-knock.” The sound of a male voice in the doorway to my office jolted me from my work, shifting my “lost-in-what-I-was-doing” status to “lost-in-those-eyes”. Jeff Perry was fine. Unbidden, my heart starting beating a little faster as a smile drifted across his lips and he stepped into the…

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Sample Sunday – Loyalty

“Ms. Miller… are you in some kind of trouble?” She snorted. “Do I really seem like the type of woman to get into trouble?” “You seem like the type of woman who is trouble. Like anybody who crosses you might have a problem on their hands.” “Well…” she smirked. “Glad to know that I’m putting…

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Mutually Beneficial | Chapter Four

Just a little note before we get to it – please remember, as noted in the disclaimer before chapter one, these updates may not be regular. I’m working on this in my spare time, as a breather between chapters from my next release. It took a while to post this chapter because it took me…

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