The Road to Glory

By Blayne Cooper

While Leigh Matthews reveals herself misplaced as a result of an unforeseen detour in her basic trucking course, she results in the center of nowhere. once she lays eyes on RJ Fitzgerald, despite the fact that, a gorgeous and exciting handyman for a lonely nation diner, she realizes that nowhere could be a very fascinating position.

'The highway to Glory' is a narrative of 2 ladies, their bumpy highway from lust to like, and the multitude of unusual turns alongside the way.

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Are you ok, pass over? " Leigh had one hand cupped over the attention that was once throbbing along with her each heartbeat. She may perhaps already consider it swelling close. "I um … i feel so. " She seemed closely on the guy, her forehead furrowing. "And do i must inform it on your dual, too? " He glanced on the empty area subsequent to him the place Leigh was once pointing. "Oh, boy. I’m so sorry. " the guy provided her his hand, assisting her stand. "I’m Pete. " "Hi, Pete. I’m –" she momentarily faltered because the diner, no longer ten toes in entrance of her, started to blur. I’m going to cross out? "Whoa there, omit. " Pete, who used to be wearing white pants, a blindingly white t-shirt and a eco-friendly apron with ‘Fitz’s’ emblazoned around the chest, wrapped a supportive arm round Leigh. "We’d greater cross inside of and get a few ice on that eye. Breakfast is at the condo. " His gaze flickered over to the tall girl. "Fitz, have been you simply going to go away her right here within the airborne dirt and dust? " he requested grumpily. "Bu –" "And i assumed you have been going to mend that burned out signal. " Joe shook his head. "I may still hearth your –" "I’m fine," Leigh reduce in, attempting to get a greater examine this Fitz girl, yet now her stable eye used to be tearing rather a lot she couldn’t see a lot of something. "Really. i used to be simply particularly to take …" She paused and her brain labored silently as she attempted to rephrase what she used to be going to claim. "Umm …" Pete grunted knowingly and provided, "There’s a washroom inside of. C’mon. " He pulled open the door, and Leigh was once instantly assaulted by means of the scrumptious scent of scorching bacon and low. "Oh, rattling, that smells sturdy. yet first issues first. " She made a beeline for the lavatory, immediately heading for the rear of the diner the place she knew it might be, asserting a small prayer of thank you that the door wasn’t locked. prior to leaving, she scrubbed her face with icy water and brushed her enamel with the toothbrush she saved in her backpack. Leigh glanced within the reflect and sighed ruefully. "Not nice. " once more she ran her hands via her hair. This was once nearly as good as she used to be going to appear with out a bathe and a whole night’s sleep and whereas carrying what used to be already promising to turn into a black eye Muhammad Ali will be happy with. Oh, guy, the blokes at Rosie’s are by no means gonna allow me stay this down. I’d greater get a hold of a hell of a narrative to compliment it. Getting banged within the face via the door whereas trying out the neighborhood eye sweet and a few bizarro cat is easily one they’d think. It’s simply now not one I’m going to provide them the delight of giggling at. She cringed on the sliver of bloodshot blue slightly obvious among her puffy eyelids. And to imagine i presumed that pronouncing approximately issues purely being enjoyable until eventually somebody loses an eye fixed used to be a crock of shit. fallacious! Leigh rinsed her toothbrush back, placed it again in its case, and tossed it in her backpack. "Breakfast and low. That’s the price tag. " Her belly rumbled as she bellied as much as the counter and perched on a padded stool that swiveled as she grew to become. Pete chuckled. "Coffee. Over difficult, facet of hash browns, bagel, and meats? " Leigh might purely nod and groan — the guy was once a brain reader.

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