Tasting Leon's Mark

Tasting Leon's Mark

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Laura Tolomei By LallaGatta Updated Oct 14, 2014

Chapter 1 

"What?" She lowered the music and looked at him, reading a question in his eyes.

"I said, Mr. Sterling's car is ready. You can call him to pick it up and fast 'cause it's in the way." The man turned to leave, then retraced his steps. "Are you all right, Janet?"

She nodded vigorously.

He peered close. "Sure?"

"Yes, Albert, I'm fine."

He did not look too convinced, but accepted her assurance. "All right, little girl." He turned to leave again. "Oh, by the way, Mr. Brooks is coming over to pay for his car."

"What did you do on it?"

"We changed the tires, then fixed the brakes and clutch." He creased his forehead. "All in all, I'd say-"

"About five-hundred dollars." Janet was quick to calculate.

He made a face. "It...may be a bit too much..."

Never enough, considering what a pain in the ass Mr. Brooks is. "I think it's a fair price, Albert. I know how hard you've worked on it."

He shrugged. "As you say, Janet. You're in charge of payments anyway."

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