Title: The Panic Pure
Author: Harper Kingsley
Genre: mm suspense thriller
Summary: Daniel Worth, billionaire and CEO of Worth Enterprises is questioned by FBI agent Marshal Newman about the disappearance of one of his employees. They strike up a conversation and soon are regularly meeting and begin dating. However neither realizes just how close danger is lurking.
The hospital would never be one of Marshal’s favorite places. The smell stung his nose and there was a creepy vibe that never completely went away. Plus there were all the sick people.
He’d waited for several hours before the surgeon came out to say Joanna was in stable condition. She was going to live.
Merina, Joanna’s mom, burst into tears and soaked the side of Marshal’s shirt. “My baby, thank God, my baby.”
He awkwardly patted her on the back. Her bones felt fragile beneath her skin, like those of a bird. It scared him that he might hurt her.
Joanna’s two sisters, who looked more like her than their dark haired and fragile mother, hugged each other joyously. Then, once she’d regained control of herself, Tara pried Merina off him and led her out of the room. “Let’s go get something to eat. It will be a while yet before they let us see Jojo.”
Marshal felt guilty about being relieved when they left. It had been stressful with them in the room, their worry digging into his own and making it even worse. Continue reading