By Jayne Castle
Wonderful, savvy Guinevere Jones joins forces with rugged inner most detective Zachariah Justis to discover a baffling machine crime and discover a ruthless high-tech killer.
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Elfstrom apologized as he took a seat. "Got held up with a conference in Starr's office. He wanted a report. " Zac considered that possibility. The chief executive officer of StarrTech, Hampton Starr, was paying the tab after all. It would be unfortunate if he got impatient at this stage. Very unfortunate. Zac had been counting -64- on the StarrTech fees paying the rent next month. He'd even entertained fantasies of buying another office chair. "You know CEOs, Zac. They're always restless. " Elfstrom looked up as the waitress floated past.
Zac's mouth crooked for an -63- instant as he recalled the sense of excitement that had unwillingly emanated from her as she'd followed him into the cottage. He'd wanted to laugh at the time, but he hadn't dared. She would have assumed he was laughing at her when what he really wanted to do was let her know he shared the adrenaline rush. Zac toyed with the tiny tequila glass and thought about how long he'd stayed awake after dropping Guinevere off at her apartment. He'd gone back to his own place and spent more than an hour speculating on the kind of excitement she would reflect in the heat of passion.
I thought we'd be done by Friday. I want to get the program out to a software house. I'm sure it'll be snapped up right away. It's brilliant, even if I do say so myself. " Larry exhaled loudly. "I'm really looking forward to that scene, Gwen. I have such fantasies," he went on dreamily. "First I'm going to come in real late that last day and wait until the Elf starts into his usual lecture on the unreliability of idiot savant programmers. " Guinevere picked up a pile of papers on her desk. " Larry straightened as his computer began talking silently back to him.
The Desperate Game (Guinevere Jones, Book 1) by Jayne Castle