Noel checked the time, but it was only 3 PM. “In another couple hours.”
“Can’t you leave early?” Mandy Jessop was clearly upset. “I’d like you to go shopping with me.”
Noel appeared slightly hesitant.
In the past, she could just leave work without a word since her father would not say a thing.
But now, Cordy had taken control, and Noel was worried she would notice and use it as an excuse to
Even so, she had even less reason to upset Mandy. If she wanted to marry Kyle without issue, she certainly needed his sister’s favor
After weighing her options, Noel agreed to it anyway. “I’ll be right there. Where are we going?”
“Be there in twenty minutes.”
Hanging up, Noel drove to the mall.
Meanwhile, Cordy was drafting a design in her office when her phone rang too.
glance but eventually put away the draft and answered it. “Mr.
will you call me something else?” That familiar voice was ever deep
Or do you have some nickname I don’t know
to be so agreeable. He spaced out for a moment before he chuckled. “The way you say all
Cordy was speechless, he said, “It’s alright.
pursing her lips–he was certainly thick–skinned.
“How can I
“Look, Mr Levine…”
you forgotten about
the 15th,” Cordy said, even checking the calendar as she replied.
an important event, and everyone attending should dress grandly for the occasion. If
Dicky a tuxedo and try it out to see if it fits. I can’t make it because I
took a pause after saying all that, and added, “Walter would be driving Dicky over to you. They’ll be
Dicky over without giving her a chance to say no, he hung up after telling her
deep breath and
draft, turned off her computer, and