THE GRAND SUNSET ROOM
this really is a magical night," Lorraine
sighed as she rested her head on his shoulder. They glided around the room
while they danced to the romantic sounds of the orchestra.
"I hope it is." He kissed her lightly on the
cheek. "I just want you to have a wonderful time. I want you to
forget all about Trevor
Callison." Suddenly, Patterson felt himself collide with someone
else. "Oh, I'm so sorry. We were caught up in the song. I
didn't even know you were there." He turned around slowly.
Patterson. Hello, Lorraine."
Patterson and Lorraine quickly stopped dancing and stared right
at Trevor and Grace.
"You must be Jillian's
gushed as she extended her hand to Leticia.
"You must feel very lucky to have a daughter as bright and beautiful as
"Why, yes, I do." Leticia smiled warmly.
"Actually, I'm very proud of all my daughters, each in their own way.
However, I've always felt closest to Jillian."
"I can tell you've raised her well." Annabelle
took a sip of her champagne. "She's so refined."
"Why, thank you, dear. Oh, I'm sorry, I didn't get
"Oh, I'm Annabelle Lake." She grabbed onto
Leticia's arm. "So, tell me, what do you think about Jillian marrying
I can't believe she's set her sights so low."
"W-what do you mean?" Leticia studied her
closely. "Do you know something about Reginald Callison?"
Annabelle laughed. "Oh, the stories I could
stood nervously at the doors to the lounge. She reached out for the
handle, but hesitated to touch it. Her insides began to churn and she took
a deep breath to calm herself. In one swift movement, she flung the doors
open and gasped at what she saw...Reginald
locked in a deep and passionate kiss.
my god!" she muttered as Reginald turned to face her. His guilty look
told her everything she needed to know.