The Odds of You and Me Author:Cecilia Galante Thirteen days... — ...that's all Bernadette "Bird" Connolly has left to go until she's done with her probation and can be free again. Free from making payments to the supermarket she wrote bad checks to. Free to give her four-year-old son, Angus, the normal life he deserves. What trouble could she possible get into in just thirteen days? — But tro... more »uble does come in the form of James Rittenhouse-someone she worked with a few years ago. At first, Bird is stunned to see James make the evening news when he's arrested for assaulting someone in a local bar. But that's nothing compared to the shock she gets when she discovers James hiding out in an unused church choir loft. Somehow he escaped police custody, broke his leg, and got his hands on a gun, which he's now pointing at her.
There's no way she's helping James. She can't screw up her probation or endanger her son. If only she could stop thinking about the terrified look in James's eyes and the fact that he's hurt. If only she could forget that once James helped her out, and she owes him a debt like no other.
Will Bird jeopardize her future for someone who helped her in the past? A past that holds secrets she's not sure she's ready to face? Or will she turn a blind eye and learn to live with the consequences?« less