By Elizabeth Bevarly
Pendleton could not think his ears. He'd taken this new task hoping to earn a living, now not marry into it! but when runaway heiress equipment McClellan did not comply with input into wedded bliss quickly, the whole kin fortune might be willed to the homeless pets of Louisville. a person needed to locate package and produce her again as his finace--and his boss used to be telling Pendleton he used to be simply the guy for the task.
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The first to follow his own instructions, McClellan, Sr. rose from his chair, turned his back on his executives, and disappeared through a door behind him. Then, with a brief nod toward the other VPs, McClellan, Jr. followed immediately behind, closing the door with a soft click. " He looked up to find Novak smiling at him now, with what appeared to be heartfelt delight. As was Martin. Before he could comment, however, a chuckle greeted him from the other side of the table. When he turned, he saw that every other VP present was smiling the same sort of smile.
Still avoiding his gaze, Bart replied formally, "Semper fidelis. " "Ah. Well. " Bart nodded once, then turned to his father. " McClellan, Sr. puffed his cigar a few times, then eyed his youngest son warily. " Bart's face suddenly flamed fuchsia, a color that did nothing to complement his uniform. His gaze flickered once to Pendleton, then back to his father. "Da-a-ad. I told you it's private," he whined softly. As McClellan, Sr. and Captain McClellan moved to the other side of the room in quiet conversation, Pendleton considered McClellan, Jr.
Being rich had never made any of them particularly happy, anyway. Except, maybe, her father. She turned her attention to him to see how he was handling the news. Oooh. Not well. She'd never seen his face turn quite that color before. "I'm afraid I don't understand," he told Mr. Abernathy. " "She never stated a reason," the lawyer said blandly, "and I never asked for one. " Kit's father narrowed his eyes but said nothing, waiting for the attorney to continue. "Mrs. " Kit flinched at the sound of the word, thundering throughout the room as it was when shouted by her four brothers in addition to her father.