By Zoey Dean
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Oh, she had never let on that she really cared when they were together, lest he think he had any kind of power over her. But when he’d come to Jackson Sharpe’s wedding on New Year’s Eve with an unknown blonde on his arm, Cammie had wanted to shave Anna Percy’s naturally blond, perfectly shaped head. How could he possibly prefer that snotty, skinny, boring, over-intellectual ice princess to her? Now there was Adam. They were the most unlikely couple in the world. He was nice, sweet, smart, caring, a genuinely good guy.
The fact that the crowd was applauding the band’s last song didn’t make it any easier to hear. ” What? She watched in astonishment as he pushed through the crowd and made his way over to the lead musician, a portly, mustachioed man in a magnificent Peruvian poncho who held a lute-like charango in his hands. The guy smiled as Eduardo approached, and the two of them engaged in a rapid-fire Spanish conversation. Then the bandleader turned to his group and gave them some quick instructions, and they started to play.
He wore baggy jeans and an old Ramones T-shirt, and he was much tanner than the last time she’d seen him. There couldn’t be a whole lot of shade out on a lake in the wilderness of the upper peninsula of Michigan. “One of your housekeepers told me you were here,” he explained. Still leaning against the building, he put down the Starbucks cup and extended his arms in an unspoken invitation. Come and hug me, they were saying. Her first instinct was to accept the invite. The thing about Adam was, he always managed to melt her tough exterior, to somehow get to her softer core.
Beautiful Stranger by Zoey Dean