By Christina Skye
A 12 months 2000 laptop glitch received her $1 million and a cowboy--and the wildest experience of her existence . . .
P.R. whiz Tess O'Mara is burned out. She's searching for a transformation. whatever wild and loopy. The 12 months 2000 has arrived. And that's while the difficulty starts off. a working laptop or computer glitch has deposited a million funds into her checking account. challenge is, it's someone else's funds, someone who's prepared to kill to discover it--and Tess has already spent a massive bite of it on a brand new cloth wardrobe and a powder-blue Mercedes convertible. without notice Tess is working for her lifestyles, as quick and so far as she will be able to pass . . .
. . . until eventually she reaches the sleepy wasteland city of virtually, Arizona. Sheriff Jake McCall, the image of Mel Gibson, is there to trap her as she careens into city and collapses from heatstroke in his palms. Jake's ready for anything--except the spoiled urban slicker with hassle in her wake. the very last thing he expects is to fall for her. yet as possibility tracks Tess to her door, anything unforeseen occurs that may rework very varied humans, and one dusty, dead-end city, endlessly . . .
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Early the next morning, he dressed warmly and walked five miles to the spool factory. He was hired at once and began work in a large, noisy room full of machinery. His job was to trim and smooth logs to be used in making large wooden spools for weaving and spinning. Carl's job was not difficult, but it was boring. The room where he worked had no windows and little heat. He kept his coat on as he worked. When he walked home that evening, the sky was completely dark. Nearing his house, he saw a lone oil lamp in the window.
On weekends, he worked for neighboring farmers to earn as much as possible for his trip to America. When he looked at his father's farm, he noticed that the potato plants were smaller than usual. There would not be enough food for two families, he thought. It was good that he and Christina were leaving. In the evenings, he watched Christina knit, her nimble fingers moving the needles quickly. " he asked. "I hope to sell them at Midsommer festival. I have no money to take to America," she told him.
After traveling for several hours, Carl stood up and stretched his legs, feeling the heat and fatigue. "There isn't a cool breeze here like there was in Galveston," he said. "My mouth is full of dust," Christina said. " The train ride lasted all day. " "We're here," Carl said joyfully. " she asked, concerned. "He'll be here soon. " They went inside the station to wait and escape the brutal afternoon heat. The clerk gave them cups of water to quench their thirst. "I'll look for Oscar again," Carl said after a few minutes.
2000 Kisses by Christina Skye