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Then again. Until she was several feet off the ground and feeling a surge of accomplishment. She kept going. Her daughter wanted to climb mountains, so climb mountains she would, with or without a father. An image of Dom flashed in her mind and one of her feet slipped. Gasping, she dug her fingers into their perches and hugged the wall. Heart pounding fast, she gulped in air and peeked down. She was only up about fifteen feet with plenty more to go and although part of her was tempted to stop, she clenched her teeth and moved on.
Dom reached for the judge’s file next. Judge Butler appeared to have a sterling reputation. Too clean, in fact. Without a hint of a single skeleton, it made Dom instantly suspicious. It also made him wonder if he used his staff to hide the bones that had to exist somewhere. “All right, I’ve got them. ” “I’ve looked over the Guapo file and the file on Judge Butler. ” What he didn’t reveal was Joel’s suspicion that Judge Butler might be dirty. And he wouldn’t reveal it. Not to anyone. Not until he found out whether it was true or not.
Made her believe that everything would be okay. The next day, he’d broken things off, telling her they were both too young. She’d never had another boyfriend, he’d explained, and she needed to see other people before committing to one man. A week later, she’d found out she was pregnant. When she went to see him, he was out on a date with Penny Miller. She’d cried all the way home, certain he couldn’t have loved her. Not the way she’d loved him. And she’d gone looking for someone who would. When she met John Nolan, she’d believed he’d always put her first.