By Robin Benway
Being a 16-year-old safecracker and active-duty daughter of overseas spies has its moments, stable and undesirable. execs: Seeing the realm one crime-solving experience at a time. Having mom and dad with large cool jobs. Cons: by no means staying in a single position lengthy adequate to have acquaintances or a boyfriend. yet for Maggie Silver, the largest perk of all has been heading off highschool and the accompanying cliques, undesirable lunches, and frustratingly uncomplicated locker combos. Then Maggie and her mom and dad are despatched to long island for her first solo task, and all of that alterations. She'll have to attend a personal college, keep away from the temptation to hack the school's safety approach, and befriend one aggravatingly adorable Jesse Oliver to achieve the basic details she must crack the case . . . all whereas making an attempt to not blow her hide.
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I just—” I stopped short at the sight of a pile of clothes, neatly folded, at my feet. Zane. He’d pulled them out of the bag for me so I wouldn’t have to cross the room in a towel and dig through the bag for them. Taking care of me again. Looking to the left, I noticed something else. A ragged but thick phone book wedged under the room door. It wouldn’t keep someone out forever, but maybe long enough for us to get away through the window, assuming we could manage the drop to the ground. Smart.
I could hear a dog barking in the distance. Cars passed with a quiet whush-whush on the road in front of the motel. But nothing closer, nothing in the room. No rustle of fabric, no bare feet slapping against the tile floor. Ariane was quiet, definitely. She’d moved through the forest preserve tonight like a ninja, with me blundering on behind her. But even she couldn’t be completely silent. . I bolted upright. ” No response. . unless she wasn’t here. I looked immediately to the chair in the corner where she’d put her emergency bag.
I said I’m—” “The longer you argue with me, the longer we’re going to stand here,” I said, leaning against the counter. Her fingers tightened on the first-aid kit as if she were contemplating throwing it at my head. ” I gave her a pitiful look. She heaved an irritated sigh. “You’re making this much more difficult than it needs to be,” she snapped, thrusting the first-aid kit at my chest as she pushed past me to sit on the closed lid of the toilet. “I’m really, really good at that,” I said, unperturbed.
Also Known As (AKA, Book 1) by Robin Benway