I was a case officer for the CIA before I started selling flowers and saccharine greeting cards in Savannah’s most popular florist shop. Sounds like the lead-in for a sassy chick-lit novel, doesn’t it?
I assure you, it is not.
Life, death, love, lies...that was my reality, and it’s the thing from anything sassy that I can possibly imagine. Even though I lived in secrets and shadows, I have no reason to lie to you about it now.
Whether or not you believe me is up to you...but I hope you will.
Reading this excerpt might make you think that it's about a loving father taking care of his daughter. What if I told you it really is...but not in the way it appears? What else could it be?
He sighed. “You are much like your mother, then. Please, Lina, I would never forgive myself if anything happened to you. Review everything in the folder, commit it to memory, save the numbers in your phone. If you ever need help, it will be there at a moment’s notice, anything you need, simply ask. We are your family, and we take care of our family. I lost your mother, and then I lost you without knowing, I have absolutely no intention of losing you again.”