All the Pretty Lies by M. Leighton

By M. Leighton

**This full-length, 368-page novel is the 1st in a chain in regards to the Locke and Spencer brothers, however it has a fortunately ever after for Sloane and Hemi. No cliffhanger, so learn on and enjoy!**
all of the lovely LIES

"Live, no regrets"

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Sloane Locke has led a sheltered lifestyles. although, with a background like hers, she will comprehend why her brothers and her father wish a lot to guard her. She has long past in addition to it for twenty lengthy years, yet these days are over. For the woman who by no means makes provides, Sloane has made a pact with herself that issues will switch on her twenty-first birthday. So while the clock moves dead night, Sloane moves out to unfold her wings and holiday a couple of rules.

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Surely he couldn’t see her behind the filmy curtains, but he knew she was there. He knew which room she was in, and he knew once she saw him out there, she wouldn’t be able to look away. “Put your head down! Close your fucking eyes, Chaya. Ah God. Sweet mercy! Don’t look, baby. ” She closed her eyes. The feel of him lying on her, holding her down despite her struggles, her screams, still brought her awake at night. Very few people in the world knew that she and Natches had a history. She prayed that only she and Natches knew, because if Timothy had managed to find out exactly what happened before she came to DHS, then he would never let her go.

I know a pretty woman when I see one. ” Rowdy shook his head. “She looks okay, I guess. ” Dawg tapped the desk with his fingers, his expression worried. “You’re nitpicking. ” Rowdy leaned forward, watching his cousin carefully. ” Dawg’s lips tightened, then pursed thoughtfully. “Natches brought a woman out of the Iraqi desert with him on that last six-week mission he took. ” Rowdy nodded. “Word got around. Natches managed to hook up with an Army Intelligence agent. Female. Beaten, tortured. He pulled her out and the extraction team picked them both up.

I’m a Marine sniper with no backup or comm until closer to extraction, or until the extraction team comes searching for me. I wouldn’t even be here if your friend Faisal hadn’t sent out a Mayday on shortwave and connected with my only comm. We gotta boogie and boogie hard, or both our asses are grass. ” They were running uphill. He was barking commands. Gathering his guns, his pack. Getting ready to run again. ” She was fighting to breathe, to keep up. ” He was running full out and wasn’t close to being winded.

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