Anne Rice - v1, Lasher

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Unformatted text preview: rting Gifford's other kids, with Aunt Bernadette." "Where's Eugenia?" "Would you believe I poisoned her?" Mona walked past him back the hall, and into the library. He followed her, adamant and full of righteous speeches and decla- 183 rations. "This is not going to happen again," he began, but she shut the library door as soon as he was inside, and she threw her arms around him. He began to kiss her, his hands sliding over her breasts, and down suddenly to lift the cotton skirt. "This cannot happen!" he said. "I'm not going to let you. You're not even giving me a fifty-fifty-" Her soft sweet young limbs overwhelmed him-the ripe, firm feel of her arms, of her back, of her hips beneath the cotton. She was fiercely aroused, aroused as any grown woman he'd ever made love to. He heard a small sound. She had reached over and snapped the lock of the library door. "Comfort me, big man," she said. "My beloved aunt just died. I'm really a...
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2010 for the course WRITING 220.200 taught by Professor Julie during the Spring '10 term at Johns Hopkins.

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