All I Ever Wanted by Kristan Higgins
By Kristan Higgins
One Happily-Ever-After Rocking Chair…and no signal of any impending infants to rock in ol' Georgebury, Vermont. For Callie gray, turning thirty capacity coming to grips with the truth that her boss (and five-week fling) is much past due in his marriage thought. And means off beam simply because Mark has without notice introduced his engagement to the company's new pass over excellent. If that won't undesirable adequate, her mother makes a decision to throw her a three-oh birthday bash within the relatives funeral home.Bad is going to worse whilst she stirs up a loopy courting with the town's no longer so hot and fuzzy veterinarian, Ian McFarland, with the intention to flag Mark's realization. So Ian is more well-off with animals…. So he is formal, orderly and just a little demanding. The ever-friendly, fun-loving and spontaneous Callie makes a decision it is time for Ian to get a character makeover. yet dang, if he does not surprise the heck out of her, she may perhaps truly fall for Vermont's unlikeliest eligible bachelor….
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Bowie was only three, so hopefully he and I would have a long, long time before I had to think about any rainbow bridges. Bowie licked my cheeks happily and sang me a little song--Rurrrooorah. "I love you, good doggy," I repeated wetly. The door opened and I quickly blew some dog fur off my lips. "Hello," I said, wiping my eyes hastily as I looked up. Oh, shit. Shit on a shingle. Shit on rye. It was the guy from the DMV. The Jesus, lady, get a grip guy. He was studying Bowie's chart and didn't see me at first.
We're going to die, came the small, quiet thought in the part of my brain that wasn't roaring in panic. Behind me, someone vomited and my own stomach lurched. We're crashing, oh, God, this is it. the man across the aisle hunched over, his hands over the back of his head. " Trash was everywhere. Who knew there was so much trash? " Someone else threw up, people were sobbing into their cell phones--"Baby, it's bad, I love you, I love you so much"--but Mark and I just held on to each other as the plane dipped and shivered.
I found myself standing and following him to the dining room table. For the next hour, Mark chatted about his parents and their cruise to Norway, a couple of clients, the unfairness of the Yankees winning yet another World Series. The entire time, I murmured and nodded and even ate my damn dinner as my mind whirled. How the hell... agree? this un-situation, more like it. nope, we just sat down and ate, back to colleagues and coworkers. He handled it well, I had to admit. By the time I got home that night, I'd convinced myself that Mark had been sincere.