I can bring our food out on a tray.” Zora’s hands were on her hips as she stood in front of him. At least she hadn’t refused to share her past with him outright, so perhaps he was making some headway with her. He imagined being stopped by the officers farther down the driveway had thrown her off. She’ll be excited to get these.” “I have to say it was one of the more romantic orders I’ve filled since I opened the shop a month ago.” Why did Bryce think this was a dig at him, a snipe at how little he’d been available for her during their brief dating period? I don’t even want to comment on how easily you still read me.” She nodded and looked him over in a way he’d never, back when they were in high school, imagined a woman could look at a man. Now, are you going to stand around chatting or are you going to call in your forensics team? First, the only person who handled this was Kayla—since we know her and she’s a legit florist, we know we’re not dealing with an explosive. ” “Yes.” She nudged him aside and pulled out a small white envelope that was tucked into the stems, whose thorns had been removed.“Fine with me.” He watched her as she turned and went back into the kitchen where the microwave was beeping. No longer the gangly, geeky teen who he’d realized too late he cared for more than just a next-door neighbor. I have this address for a Reverend Colleen Hammermill, but I know Zora lives here. While she didn’t look as angry with him as she’d been when they’d broken off their relationship six months ago, she wasn’t overly friendly, either. ” That was Zora’s undercover name―how did flowers find their way here? I’ll take them.” Zora had come up next to him and held her hands out for the box. Let me take that.” He gave Zora a look that he hoped reflected his concern. “You’ve grown into your job, too, Bryce, from the looks of it. ” She didn’t want to talk about anything too personal, and he respected her focus on the job. And only her prints will be on this.” “Except for the note the suspect left for her to include.” He nodded. Let’s get gloves.” Zora disappeared and came back with two sets of purple gloves. “Be careful with that.” She had the temerity to glare at him.At the same moment, he received a text from the security detail. “I’ll get it.” He opened the front door to a woman, bundled for the freezing weather and holding a long box with a huge purple bow on it. After they’d each put on latex gloves, he undid the ribbon and took the huge purple bow from the box. It looked like something more personal than standard florist stock. She’s staying with me for a few weeks, but she’s out at the moment. “Your humor proves that you’re cut out for this kind of work, I’ll give you that. ” “The colors—they’re the colors of Advent candles.” “Purple, pink and white?heart being broken in his first audition - and he even bonded with Calvin Harris over it at Judges' Houses.
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