By Jennifer Crusie
Half basset, half beagle, all Cupid...
For Nina Askew, turning 40 capability freedom--from the ex-husband, freedom from their stuffy suburban domestic, freedom to target what she wishes for a transformation. And what she desires is whatever her ex continually vetoed--a dog. A bouncy, cute puppy.
Instead she gets...Fred.
Overweight, middle-aged, a piece stinky and clearly depressed, Fred is light-years from perky. yet he does have the capacity to positioned Nina within the course of Alex Moore, her lovely, younger-by-a-decade neighbor.
Alex turns out perfect--he's a pretty, doubtless sane, strangely unmarried E.R. doctor--but the age hole convinces Nina that any one yet Alex will be higher dating fabric. yet with each silver-haired stiff she dates, the extra she suspects it's the younger, dog-loving document she desires to sit down and stay!
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Alex shook his head. “Anyway, Fred had the right idea. ” She held out her hand. “Well, you’ve got two upstairs now. ” He took her hand, trying to ignore how soft and warm it was while he appreciated her, too. Knock it off, he told himself and dropped her hand. “Got to go. See you, Fred,” he called back over his shoulder and then he escaped into the hall and down the stairs. On the way down, he met Rich, looking disgustingly healthy in jeans and a gray-striped shirt that matched the gray in his hair, on his way up to Norma’s with a pizza.
I want a future. ” “Well, I hope you get it,” Alex said cheerfully. ” Debbie hung up on him. Alex put the phone on the windowsill and Jennifer Crusie 43 leaned back against the fire escape again, trying to decide if he was depressed that Debbie was gone. He wasn’t. In fact, the only depressing part was that he wasn’t depressed. He should be depressed. Debbie was a very nice woman, but he didn’t care at all that she was out of his life. He was a slime. Worse, he was turning into Max. Still, he’d stuck it out with Debbie for six weeks.
Nina glanced in the closed window of the second-floor apartment. “I don’t know this guy yet. He keeps strange hours. Be very, very quiet here, Fred. ” Fred shut up and eased himself down another step. “I love you, Fred,” Nina whispered as she backed down the metal stairs. ” By the time Charity came back, Fred had done the fire escape twice and was philosophical about it. “We’ll take walks, too,” Nina promised him. ” Charity walked back into the room after putting the ice cream in the freezer and shook her head, amazed.
Anyone But You by Jennifer Crusie