By V. C. Andrews
Ice needs she may possibly simply turn into invisible....
Ice hides from the area at the back of a defend of silence. and that's what her mom hates approximately her. All she wishes is an ordinary daughter who wears make-up and horny outfits to draw boys. yet Ice will get her probability to polish whilst she unearths her attractive making a song voice. And her amazing present may perhaps develop into her saving grace while tragedy and deception virtually damage her dreams...
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He sized them up and determined what their contents could possibly bear: a hand-carved bed frame made in Dubai; a pair of woman’s shoes, preferably Italian and a size 6 with adjustable leather straps for an ankle that may have grown an inch or two larger; two arms, half a torso, and one right leg of a thirty-five-year-old man who stood five-foot-ten and had been reduced to one hundred thirty-four pounds by a combination of hunger and illness. He had learned by practice and observation how to measure the strength and interior scale of any one box simply by looking 40 D I N AW M E N G E S T U at it.
Of course I’m listening,” I told her. “That’s what I’ve been doing. ” I learned after that to never try to placate her with what she knew to be simple, generic words of comfort. A s angry as Angela may have been that night, she was calm and rational once again a day later. There were other concerns on which she could focus her energy. I had lost my job, and after the following week, when my last paycheck arrived, I would no longer be able to help with the rent or the massive debt that Angela had assumed putting herself through college and law school.
While she claimed to have forgiven me for lying to her, the damage remained. Her trust in me, and our relationship, was far from repaired, and I knew that a part of her was constantly on the lookout for any sign of deception. During the weeks I spent at home before I eventually began teaching at the academy, I felt obliged to send her messages several times a day to assure her that I was either at home or diligently searching for a new job. I told her frequently that I loved her, and couldn’t have been happier than where I was right now with her.