By Robyn Carr
3 friends--Nikki Burgess, who simply regained custody of her kids; Dixie McPherson, who's trying to find real love; and Carlisle Bartlett, who harbors a dismal secret--get a moment likelihood at existence and love after they subscribe to a brand new airline in Las Vegas, taking of venture on their desires. unique.
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Dixie didn’t have to ask why. Nikki knew as well as she did that she never left a man she’d slept with. She was completely devoted. Completely naive, too. She fell fast, hard and completely. So why hadn’t she married at nineteen? It was all she’d ever wanted. From her first real date, Dixie had never stopped thinking church bells and altar. But time and the number of men she’d been through had too often left her brokenhearted and lonely. There was always a guy, even when she wished there wasn’t.
It looked as though Lydia worked for several families, and if she hadn’t, she might have starved to death. Nikki handed back the small spiral notebook. “I’ll get my checkbook,” she said with resignation. A little while later, Lydia left with her check and a promise from Nikki that she would be called to help with cleaning again once they got their bearings. Drake had let himself get twenty-five hundred dollars behind in paying a Mexican woman of simple means whose entire family struggled to get by?
The large and established airlines found it increasingly difficult to compete. The new entrants, often nonunion start-ups, had low costs, but the big guys had been around long enough so that with every union contract, the cost of labor went up, then up, then up some more. The cost of fuel kept rising, but competitive pricing meant ticket prices plummeted, and the business traveler took advantage, went global. Before long the big airlines were making almost half their profit from the last-minute business traveler whose company paid the premium price.
Blue Skies (Mira) by Robyn Carr