A Matter of Time (A Matter of Time, Books 1-2) by Mary Calmes

By Mary Calmes

Vol. 1 (Books One and )

Jory Keyes leads a typical existence as an architect’s assistant till he's witness to a brutal homicide. even though in the beginning stored by means of police Detective Sam Kage, Jory refuses protecting custody—he has a lifestyles he loves that he won’t surrender irrespective of who's after him. yet Jory’s existence is in actual jeopardy, in particular after he has the same opinion to testify approximately what he observed.

While facing makes an attempt on his lifestyles, well-meaning pals who are looking to see him satisfied, an excessively protecting boss, and a slowly unfolding secret that's even more sinister than he might ever think, the younger homosexual guy unearths himself becoming concerned with Sam, the conflicted and closeted detective. And although Jory may possibly live on the chance, he would possibly not live to tell the tale a damaged middle.

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But she closed the book and put it back. This is how Nick got involved. It piqued his interest. We all started working on the photos together. Liv got paid to produce the actual index; Nick and I just helped because we all liked being together. Nick rented a room from a family in a town house on the east side of town, near the big shopping mall. The father was a lecturer in mathematics, the mom was a journalist, and the two girls, eight and ten years old, went to Perse Girls, an elite day school.

I did that duck-the-head-shyly thing, to show I was both modest and delighted. “Come on,” Nick said, tugging my arm. He pulled me past the plesiosaur and iguanodon skeletons and unlocked a stairwell. He prodded the button to call the elevator. When the thing came it had one of those old iron grilles, which he shoved aside for entry. He pressed me against the back wall of the box and kissed me. I didn’t see him again, even though he wasn’t yet gone. We avoided each other. Of course we did. I’d made an idiot of myself.

It wasn’t the way she talked that gave away her nationality. She hadn’t even spoken yet. It was that she sat cross-legged on the floor in a public place. British people don’t do that. She was sketching an empty windowsill inside the Fitzwilliam Museum. I was above, surrounded by paintings of elaborate flower arrangements. She was below, on the middle landing of a fancy staircase, with two sets of steps going up on either side and another set heading down between them. She caught me looking at her drawing, and quickly hugged her sketchbook to her chest.

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