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Susan hadn’t been away since her honeymoon twelve years before. Her excitement about the cruise roiled inside her like a pressure cooker ready to blow. There were so many details, concentrating wore her out.
“Harry, you printed the tickets, right?”
“Yes, I said I did.”
“And our passports?” She fumbled in their suitcase rechecking the contents yet again. “I made a list, but can’t find it. Have you seen it anywhere?”
“You worry too much. Come. I think you need a drink. “
“I’ll check on the twins first. Scotch. Neat. See you in the living-room.”
Long-legged Harry reached her in one step and squeezed her elbow. Dark velvet eyes searched hers, luminous and gentle. Soot black curls hung over his forehead. “Two more days.”
She leaned into his lanky frame and…
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