Save My Soul (The Kemmons Brothers Baseball Series Book 1)
Psychotherapist Maggie Collins has regularly been a bit off the proverbial wall, yet now she's additionally knee deep in a not on time quarter-life predicament. together with her meager paychecks wolfed via pupil personal loan debt, a vehicle cost, and hire for workplace area, residing at domestic with a flighty, folk-singing mom gave the look of a good suggestion . . . first and foremost. Now Maggie's now not so definite. She wishes area to make things better out and release a lifetime of her personal, yet she wishes a cushion of money to get there. while an unforeseen cellphone name brings a proposal Maggie cannot refuse, she's one take care of the satan clear of relocating out of her mother's house.
The satan of agreement negotiations, baseball agent Jordon Kemmons, has an issue the standard specialists cannot repair . . . his superstar pitcher is simply too depressed to throw moves. Even worse, Jordon's post-divorce grudge opposed to girls is popping him right into a raging mess. If determined instances demand determined measures, then cynical Jordon has made the main determined flow of all. he is hoping attractive psychotherapist Maggie Collins is the reply to all his rusty prayers.
Soon Maggie and Jordon are scuffling with an charm that threatens every little thing they have ever believed. If it is not simply actual appeal . . . if it truly is whatever extra, perhaps wrongs could make a right.
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And contortions coated her face. And but whilst she checked out him, he was once soft and serene. The position reversal didn’t look reasonable. “Maybe that applies in your father, yet to not my mom. She’s various. She’s weakened by means of a too-big middle and a naïve brain, and this chauvinist is taking poor benefit of her.” Maggie dropped her face to her fingers and rested her elbows on her knees. The hurtful phrases flying off her lips left her with a bad style in her mouth. nonetheless, she couldn’t appear to calm.
His cell rang, sinking his middle. Early morning calls have been by no means an exceptional signal, in particular on a vacation. throughout the season, he may suspect something from torn ACLs and ulnar collateral ligaments to concussions. through the low season, DUIs, and sexual attack allegations crowned the fear checklist. He blinked, not able to think the identify flashing throughout his BlackBerry’s display. “Hello?” “I received your message.” Jordon left the message final evening after a pitcher of whiskey and a pair rounds of solitaire.
long gone, and Maggie attempted to fill her days. while she wasn’t engaging in digital treatment classes together with her women, she thought of Jordon, hoping every thing used to be ok. by way of now she was once used to his slim concentration whilst he used to be clear of domestic. She didn’t count on to listen to from him, and in some way she’d come to just accept it. Abbreviated mobilephone conversations did not anything yet depart humans eager for extra phrases and face-to-face touch. perhaps that’s why she made no makes an attempt to name Crystal. Maggie couldn’t think.
Ribbon of water stretched till it dropped into the grayish horizon. She’d by no means visible something extra appealing — other than might be Jordon’s smile. She overlooked him, yet coming right here used to be the best factor. “Magpie, breakfast!” A tow-headed woman ran earlier and disappeared round the nook of the cedar shake farmhouse donning not anything yet a smooth red nightgown and 2 too-big moonboots. Her identify used to be Roselyn, and Maggie widespread the gleam in her eco-friendly eyes. extra moxie lurked contained in the five-year-old than.
Rock wall, and even though he used to be wakeful, he wasn’t a lot support. Maggie blinked the lake from her eyes and figured her top likelihood of having him out of the water with no hurting both of them was once to swim with him to the pier and strength him up the ladder. together with her fingers locked beneath his armpits, she craned her head above the water and kicked like an individual yelled, “Shark!” numerous exhausted mins later, Maggie gripped the ladder as each muscle in her physique shrieked. regardless of the soreness, she.