By Nancy Martin
Nora Blackbird has made the society pages over again. The impoverished Philadelphia heiress has agreed to wed Mick Abruzzo, son of latest Jersey's such a lot infamous mobster-if he can continue to exist the Blackbird Curse. each time a Blackbird sister remarries, the groom is certain to die...
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Once again, being with my sisters felt like being strapped to a speeding train headed for an exploded trestle. “Lucy’s not going to be kidnapped in this crowd. ” Libby’s eyes began to tear up. ” Emma said, “Oh, for heaven’s sake, let’s split up. ” It was a bad day when Emma was the voice of reason. Chapter Two Emma headed for the horse vans, and Libby marched unerringly off to the refreshment tent. Perhaps the only one who truly felt Lucy should be found—before she injured an unsuspecting bystander—I steamed in the opposite direction in search of my niece.
Both his parents had been snooty types, but Crewe was anything but. He had sandy hair with a high forehead that gave him more of a distinguished air than his not-quite-forty years should allow. His intelligent eyes and rarely bestowed smile had made many women weak in the knees, but he was still single. The fact that he could cut an arrogant restaurateur down to size with very few words made him a fun cocktail-party guest. I’d hate to find him sitting down at my dinner table, though. His culinary standards were dauntingly high.
Poor Crewe. For years, he’d been carrying a torch for my friend Lexie Paine. And Lexie, who wanted nothing to do with any man on earth, completely ignored Crewe. “I’m sorry,” I said gently, “but she didn’t come today. ” He made an attempt at good cheer. ” Crewe asked suddenly. He tried to be nonchalant, but his gray gaze rested on mine for an instant too long. ” Just the mention of his name gave me butterflies. Crewe’s cousin Carolina had married the famous polo player. I wondered how much Crewe knew about my strange connection to Raphael.