Angel by Barbara Taylor Bradford

By Barbara Taylor Bradford

A charming tale of friends and family, innocence and corruption. 4 neighbors swore everlasting friendship whilst all they'd used to be one another. Now their incredible careers, their possible winning lives, are to be disrupted by way of a devastating singer ? and by way of the shadow in their previous. Rosie Madigan is the angel? an Award-winning costume-designer, she is blessed with worldly items but bothered by way of own commitments. Gavin Ambrose is the Hollywood famous person: gifted and idolized, real love has eluded him. Nell Jeffrey is the glamorous head of a world PR corporation: her mystery love for Rosie?s brother Kevin pierces her ordinary shrewdness. Kevin Madigan, undercover cop, inhabits an international of chance from which he attempts to safeguard his neighbors ? yet evil has a manner of spreading. Angel is the beautiful novel of friends and family, of affection and loss, of innocence and corruption: it is going to captivate you from the 1st web page.

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Oh, trust me. This kind of thing happens all the time. But it’s not supposed to happen to my sweater. Fuck. Fuck, fuck. I glare at the car. It turns smoothly and pulls into a space marked with a sign proclaiming that the spot is reserved for visitors of the Chancellor’s Office. Whoever’s inside, whoever is driving, is already off limits. My fists clench, but what am I supposed to do? Yell at some visiting official? Then the car door opens and the driver gets out. He’s tall and thin with sandy-blond hair.

I don’t know what to say. I don’t know what to think. Against my better judgment, that little spark of something ignites in my stomach. A flame dances, ready to catch fire. But I have to be vigilant. “On the contrary,” I hear myself say. “This morning, you cut in front of me in the parking lot. You were three inches from me. And…” I hold up my sleeve, showing the damage. He winces. “So when I said you didn’t see me, I meant it. ” His eyes shut. ” “It’s okay,” I tell him. ” 2. BLAKE The kitchen window of my house high up in the Berkeley Hills overlooks fog-shrouded waters, interrupted by the bulk of San Francisco to the south and the illuminated towers of the Golden Gate Bridge further north.

My little sister just started high school, and now everything she does will be part of her record for college. She does well when she’s on her meds. But my mom doesn’t always believe what doctors tell her. There’s a little bit of a pause. “Yes, yes,” my mother says. “We got it. ” My heart sinks. ” I try to sound calm. “Is Dad okay? ” I can remember the last time Dad’s leg acted up. It’s a painful, visceral memory—of Mom working two jobs while trying to keep her other projects afloat, of my father refusing to go to the doctor because he couldn’t afford the visit.

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