Because we’re really feeling in the spirit this Valentine’s, we’re bringing you the greatest hits from our romantic backlist.
Beth Raymer, from Lay the Favorite (S&G, 2010), on blind love:
“I like him so much,” I told my friend Jamie, from the pay phone across from the 7-Eleven. “Do you think I should confess my love and see if he’ll leave his wife and run away with me?”
“Who’s this again?”
“The guy you said always has tuna stuck in his teeth?”
I pressed my thumb into a chunk of hardened bubble gum stuck beside the coin slot.
“Yeah,” I said. “Him.”