By Jayne Ann Krentz
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You ought to get out of Seattle more often. Go places. Do things. Charlotte says this is your first vacation in two years. ” Mattie shoved wet hair out of her eyes and set her back teeth. “About a year ago when I seduced you and asked you to marry me and take me back to St. Gabriel with you. You may recall the occasion. ” Mattie smiled grimly to herself and pulled a shoe out of the mud. “I assure you, that was adventurous enough for me. I've been thoroughly enjoying the quiet life ever since. ” Hugh slashed at an orchid-covered vine with his hand.
Perhaps someone already found this cavern and took the boat. Maybe this isn't such a safe place after all,” Mattie said nervously. “I don't think anyone else knows about this place. ” Hugh was unlacing one of the string bags. “Out in the open jungle we'd be too vulnerable, especially with you clomping around making a lot of racket. ” “None taken,” she retorted. “This cavern, on the other hand, is relatively easy to defend. If someone did come in by boat, we could always retreat into the tunnels if necessary.
Hugh glanced back the way they had come. “I think we've got the place to ourselves. Everybody's busy with the revolution. ” The rain was coming down harder now, battering at the leaves so violently that it created a dull roar. Mattie followed Hugh in silence, her whole attention focused on keeping up with him while she juggled the string bag and her purse. The black earth was turning to mud. Her shoes were caked with it. Her hair had long since come free of its neat coil and hung in limp tendrils around her shoulders.
Silver Linings by Jayne Ann Krentz