Family Pictures (a.k.a The Accidental Husband) by Jane Green

By Jane Green

Jane Green's The unintended Husband is a strong tale approximately girls attached by means of an earth-shattering secret.

Maggie and Sylvie are ideal strangers: very assorted ladies, residing very diverse lives on contrary coasts. yet they proportion extra in universal than they can ever imagine.

Both girls have appealing youngsters at the verge of flying the nest, the house they labored challenging to construct and regularly longed for, and a good-looking and dedicated husband they can't think belongs to them. either ladies imagine their lives are seamlessly safe, yet they couldn't be extra unsuitable . . .

For every one is ready to find a mystery that might shake their international to the very center, throwing into doubt every thing they ever idea they knew, and bringing Maggie and Sylvie jointly within the such a lot unforeseen way.

About the author
Jane eco-friendly is the number 1 bestselling writer of 13 novels: directly conversing, Jemima J, Mr possibly, Bookends, Babyville, Spellbound, the opposite girl, existence change, moment likelihood, The seashore condo, lady Friday, the affection Verb and The Patchwork Marriage. Jane and her husband dwell in Connecticut with their mixed kin of six little ones.

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She had never in her life met anyone so casual about violence. Jebediah backed up. “She‟s my sister and my responsibility, Jack. ” He almost sounded conciliatory. “I already raked her over the coals. ” Jack‟s tone said to drop it. Briony sank down onto the edge of the bed and looked up at her brother. “I‟m sorry. I needed to breathe. I couldn‟t stay here surrounded by all the people… ” Jack‟s arm snaked out fast, his fingers settling around her wrist. “Don‟t apologize. You‟re not an anchor. You can‟t be around so many people and not feel their misery.

Those shots are going to be heard by someone. They’ve got friends. Get the hell out of here. Back to your room. Take a shower and get rid of those clothes. Ditch the gun in the forest. Jack rested his head on his rifle for a moment and then put his eye back to the scope. The lens blurred. He was weak and running out of time. In another few minutes he wouldn‟t be able to protect her—and that made him feel the edge of desperation. Briony stood for a long while in the tree, too shaken to move. She‟d always had incredible night vision, and now, staring into the area where the sniper had been, she spotted the broad leaves of a philodendron plant swaying slightly.

Briony inched her way through the ferns and rotting leaves, her heart pounding overly loud. She detested being a coward, wondering why, with all her special skills, she was always so afraid. She made it to the trees and crouched in the deepest shadows, studying the branches and vines for the best shelter, for the best position. With her extraordinary night vision, she was able to see some twenty-five feet up and over two trees, to a particularly large tree trunk with an umbrella of branches spreading in every direction, perfect for her needs.

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