Three to Get Ready by Skye Warren EPUB & PDF – eBook Details Online
- Author: Skye Warren
- Language: English
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- Genre: Romance
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- Published Date: February 16, 2023
I’m at the eye of the hurricane. It’s strangely peaceful, watching everyone
swirl around me. Peaceful as long as I don’t acknowledge the wreckage the
storm makes of my life.
It’s not my family who’s making a mess, though.
Not this time.
They’re trying to help, but there’s no fixing this.
“We bombard them with lawsuits,” my brother Leo’s saying. “So many
they can’t make a single move, can’t write a single word, can’t publish a
“I don’t know,” Sophia says, looking at her phone. “Eva looks pretty
good in these photos. She’s giving young Elizabeth Taylor hounded by the
press outside a glamorous old world movie premiere vibes.”
“Thanks,” I say, my tone dry.
It doesn’t seem to register in the conversation.
That’s the way it’s been since this little family meeting started.
“Leverage,” Lucian says. “We apply leverage in the right places.
Extreme force on very specific pressure points. That’s how we get this to
stop. Otherwise why have I spent most of my life acquiring sensitive
information on powerful people?”
“I thought it was like a hobby,” Sophia says.
Lucian gives her a smirk.
“As much as I appreciate a little well-placed leverage,” my father
Bryant Morelli says, “there are too many players to keep this quiet. The
barn doors are already open.”
“Which is why I think we should all go home and have a good night’s
sleep,” I say, even though no one’s listening to me. “The PR disaster will
still be there in the morning.”
“We have to act now,” my mother says, proving that at least someone’s
hearing me, even if she isn’t respecting my wishes. Her hands wring
together in the very picture of maternal panic. “Before it gets any more out
of hand. Before this turns into an international scandal.”
“The Hughes family is worth a couple hundred billion dollars, Mother.”
Leo doesn’t pull any punches. But then he never does. “It’s already an
There’s something almost nostalgic about this war room. I presided over
my fair share of them, but usually it was my parents or my siblings who
were the subject of scandal. I can reminisce on the times when I was the
one standing, the one pacing, the one making decisions. Now I’m seated on
the couch while Leo paces. He’s the default next leader now that I’m the
cause of the drama. Or more specifically, my fiancé is the cause.
I touch the diamond on my fourth finger, turning the ring around and
around. It’s a heavy piece. A family heirloom. A symbol of the way he’s
bound to the Hughes family secrets.
And the way I’m now bound to them as well.
“I don’t know why we don’t just stick with no comment,” I say. “We
can sort through a thousand possible statements, but that always ends up
being the best.”
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