Counterfeit Wives

By Phillip Thomas Duck

He's good-looking, clever, romantic and each woman's ideal husband. Too undesirable he is additionally 3 women's ideal husband. below assumed names, Todd (aka Terry and Michael James) Darling has used his appeal to seduce and betray girls like Nikki, Jacqueline and sunrise, who all realized too overdue that their dream marriage was once an phantasm.

Nikki, pregnant and broke, has taken shelter with a lesbian buddy and the woman's accomplice, who're confident that Nikki's unborn baby is the reply to their prayers. Jacqueline turns to a few of her eccentric Southern family for support, yet their immoral way of life is a deadly temptation. sunrise has fought to maintain her independence, yet now she's compelled to maneuver in together with her judgmental older sister and brother-in-law, bringing their fragile marriage to the breaking point.

Struggling to rebuild their lives, Nikki, Jacqueline and sunrise are every one invited by way of a mysterious lady to profit extra concerning the husband they notion they knew. yet on a trip choked with surprises, the best revelations often is the truths they find out about themselves.…

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You’re yes approximately that, Simona? ” “Positive. ” “You are a stunning girl, Simona. ” I saved announcing her identify, realizing it positioned her on aspect. Hand on her neck back. “Thank you. ” She tried handy me the shoe field a moment time. back I didn’t achieve for it. I had her flustered. She checked out me, puzzlement enjoying on her face. She acknowledged, “Your wife’s sneakers. ” I acknowledged, “Can wait…Simona. ” She swallowed, licked her lips. I stated, “You have attractive eyes, Simona. ” She didn’t answer. I stated, “Your mom should have appealing eyes, Simona. ” nonetheless no answer. “Do you're keen on my compliments, Simona? Or do they trouble you? ” “It’s great to be appreciated,” she acknowledged. Her voice used to be flat. “Isn’t it, even though? ” She acknowledged back, “Your wife’s sneakers. ” I repeated an identical chorus. “Can wait. ” She sighed. I stated, “Yes. Your mom should have attractive eyes, Simona. ” She shook her head, tapped her foot. “Are you going to buy those sneakers, sir? ” I acknowledged, “I imagine no longer, Camille. ” That stopped her foot from tapping. She took a step again. I took a breakthrough. She acknowledged, “Camille. My center identify. And it’s now not on my identify tag. ” I nodded. “That’s right, mi cielo. ” She swallowed a wide gulp, touched a hand to her chest. “Do i do know you? ” “Yes. and that i be aware of you. I’m damage you don’t realize me. ” She acknowledged, “Don’t realize you? ” I nodded. “You should still, Simona. ” It used to be all approximately to come back to a head. She requested, “And you're? ” I instructed her, with a devilish smile on my face. A second later, I casually reached down and collected the shoe field that had slipped from her fingers. i attempted at hand it to her. She wasn’t in a position to take it. the opposite Latina rushed over, used to be busy consoling Simona, attempting to aid dry her tears and straightforwardness her screams. Mi cielo, i assumed. My sky. My every little thing. someday later, entrance of the mall, Simona stepped out, trainer bag slung over her shoulder. She seemed far better, the colour had lower back to her face. I idled on the diminish in Nikki’s Audi, the engine purring softly like a cheerful cat. She moved to the automobile, bent and regarded within the passenger-side window. i spotted her swallow, a package of nerves and nervousness. I can’t say i'll blame her for that. “Get in,” I acknowledged. Then I softened my voice. “We have much to debate. ” She took a deep breath, opened the passenger-side door, silently slid in. I requested, “Everything ok at your task? ” “Celia believes I should still see a physician. I guaranteed her I’m advantageous. ” “I do say sorry for that. ” “Your stopover at was once simply so…unsettling. I’m sorry. ” “I may imagine you’d were looking ahead to me. this sort of days. ” Simona stated, “I believed you to be lifeless. ” That shocked me. “Dead? I despatched you correspondence. You by no means answered. ” “I’ve by no means gotten something. ” I stated, “Letters. ” “No. ” I acknowledged, “Pictures. ” “No. ” I rolled all of that over in my brain. She acknowledged, “I don’t comprehend any of this. ” “What’s to appreciate? You’ve had your lifetime of privilege. ” I paused, gritted my the teeth. “And I’ve had my existence. ” She discovered then. She acknowledged, “You’re offended with me? ” I acknowledged, “Furious. ” “I don’t comprehend.

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