2000 Kisses by Christina Skye

By Christina Skye

A yr 2000 computing device glitch received her $1 million and a cowboy--and the wildest event of her existence . . .

P.R. whiz Tess O'Mara is burned out. She's trying to find a transformation. anything wild and loopy. The yr 2000 has arrived. And that's while the difficulty starts. a working laptop or computer glitch has deposited 1000000 funds into her checking account. challenge is, it's a person else's funds, an individual who's prepared to kill to discover it--and Tess has already spent an enormous chew of it on a brand new cloth cabinet and a powder-blue Mercedes convertible. without warning Tess is operating for her existence, as speedy and so far as she will be able to pass . . .

. . . until eventually she reaches the sleepy wilderness city of virtually, Arizona. Sheriff Jake McCall, just like Mel Gibson, is there to capture her as she careens into city and collapses from heatstroke in his fingers. Jake's ready for anything--except the spoiled urban slicker with difficulty in her wake. the very last thing he expects is to fall for her. yet as probability tracks Tess to her door, anything unforeseen occurs that would remodel very assorted humans, and one dusty, dead-end city, endlessly . . .

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It was his group after all. He had got the thing off the ground and he was the one with an electric guitar. ’ said Holger. It was a phrase he had come across watching West German television – on a placard carried by some hippies at a Vietnam War demonstration. ‘Cool,’ said Alex. ’ Heinz snorted with impatience. He wondered why he was so much smarter than these Dummköpfs when he was two years below them at school. ‘I’ll never get to borrow a snare drum for a group called Freak Power. ’ They only needed a name if they did any gigs and they were a long way off that.

Authorisation for two teenagers, recently fled to West Berlin, to be abducted and returned to East Germany where long prison sentences awaited them. They were to be eliminated if they showed the slightest resistance. Mielke approved the request in the time it took for Frau Grau to leave the room, then reached for a teaspoon to crack open an egg. Chapter 1 Ten months earlier It was Tuesday afternoon. That meant politics. It was their first lesson with Herr Würfel since the Christmas break and he was in full flow, reading a speech by General Secretary Honecker.

That house held so many stories – which was why it made such an evocative picture. Herr Lang told her it was the best photograph she had ever taken. She suspected Herr Fuhrmann would not like it very much but she had an explanation lined up for him. ‘It portrays the decay of the old system,’ she told him. ‘Ach, Ostermann,’ he chided. ’ He lowered his voice and tried to sound avuncular, although his advice was too bald to be anything other than a warning. ‘I detect harmful tendencies in your work, Fräulein Ostermann.

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