She drummed her fingers on her desk and checked her email. A note from her boss telling her he appreciated her great work on the response she had drafted lifted her spirits, but only for a moment. To distract herself from the television, she scrolled her calendar and saw the fundraiser at the Vanderbilt Law Library.
That was her answer. She’d talk to AB tonight and get an appointment with Coop. He had been a whiz in school and from what she knew he was an accomplished detective, as well as a successful lawyer. If he was half as talented as AB said he was, he’d figure it out and know what to do.
Her phone vibrated atop her desk. She checked the screen and sensed the tension rise in her shoulders. A text from Ollie begging her to call him. “I really don’t need this right now,” she whispered as she deleted the message.
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