By Harley Jane Kozak
Serial dater and greeting-card artist Wollie Shelley is going undercover in a media-training corporation suspected of video piracy, but if a lifeless physique appears to be like at the company’s estate, she’s stuck up in a conspiracy that is going manner past a few stolen DVDs.
Wollie Shelley isn’t satisfied approximately taking the activity as a “social trainer” at MediaRex, however the FBI makes her a suggestion she can’t refuse. If she consents to infiltrate the corporate, they’ll make sure that her schizophrenic brother may have a house on the federally backed midway residence he’s come to like. So Wollie launches into educating 3 overseas celebrities easy methods to focus on the customs of Beverly Hills, increase their English, and develop into Oprah-ready. And while a coyote-chewed corpse looks within the MediaRex compound, Wollie realizes that her colleagues are concealing a few critical secrets and techniques in their own.
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Until I reached Palomino Hills, a gated community. Brown gave way to green, with sprinklers going full blast. A high stone fence flanked a guardhouse. I pulled into the Visitors lane as a sparkling white Lincoln Continental whipped past me in the Residents lane. What was I doing here? Gated communities made me anxious. If there was a gate or a fence or a velvet rope dividing people into groups, Insiders versus the Great Unwashed Masses, I knew which category I fell into. “I'm visiting Donatella Milos,” I said to the uniformed guard once he'd given a brisk wave to the Lincoln Continental.
She stopped, stricken. ” To my left, Jeremy, juror number eight, snorted. I laughed. The last thing I wanted was to incur the wrath of Moses of Santa Monica, but I have no defenses against snorts. I struggled with my laughter, trapped it in my nose, and by some physiological fortuity turned it into a sneeze. That got Jeremy snorting again. To my right, Romaine, juror number six, handed me a Kleenex. Across the room, the defendant smiled at me. Pretty confident, I thought, smiling at a moment like this.
He stayed seated, gazing up at me. ” “Join my team. You will be what we call a social coach. ” He laughed. He had an appealing laugh, one that made you feel special for having evoked it. “An escort is something else, I think. No. Neither are you any kind of sex therapist. ” He smiled. “Emphatically not. ” I doubted this. My boyfriend was a guy who would find nothing reassuring about Yuri Milos. Like Yuri, Simon Alexander was an alpha male. Simon was also an FBI agent. At the moment, he was working a case that precluded our seeing each other openly.