by Julie Garwood
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...the remote on her keychain to pop open the trunk. She found the L-shaped lug wrench and raced back up to her apartment door to listen while she prayed for the sound of sirens. What was taking them so long! Pepper spray in left hand poised to fire, a lug wrench in the other, Lyra was ready. Scared to death, but ready. She leaned toward the door to listen for Sidney’s voice. The television was still tuned to the cartoon channel. The men inside were silent. What were they doing? She held her breath while she waited. When she thought she couldn’t stand it another second, they resumed talking. “Maybe I did hit her too hard. See if she’s still breathing.” As if on cue, Sidney groaned loudly. “She’s breathing, all right. Seems to be coming around. Should I tape her mouth?” “See if there’s tape in the kitchen. Can’t think where else it would be in this crackerbox apartment. And while you’re in there, see if there’s any beer.” “Okay. Okay. Maybe after I...
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