Ebele opened the door. “This is a surprise,” she remarked, stepping aside so that he could go inside. After she closed the door she turned to face him. “Let’s go into the living-room.” She led the way.
They stood beside the fireplace. Rhys met her gaze. “I wanted to check and make sure that you’re all right.” It occurred to him that she could be in danger because of her husband. Those who were responsible for his murder might assume that she knew more than she did and it was only a matter of time before they contacted her. He should probably post a couple of officers to keep an eye on her.
“I’m fine. Is that the only reason why you’re here?”
“No,” he admitted. “I had to see you. I was a fool to walk away from you—from what we had. I hope it isn’t too late to start over.”
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