The Spare Wife Novel Sean and Abigail Chapter 290

Chapter¬†290¬†Outstanding¬†Men¬†Get¬†Married¬†Early ‚ÄúWe¬†can¬†give¬†it¬†a¬†go¬†if¬†you‚Äôre willing.‚ÄĚ Sean¬†raised¬†an¬†eyebrow¬†and¬†said¬†nothing¬†upon¬†hearing¬†her¬†words.¬†It¬†was¬†as¬†though¬†he¬†was¬†genuinely¬†considering¬†the¬†possibility¬†of¬†this¬†proposal.¬†The¬†others¬†were¬†looking¬†at¬†Jennifer¬†with¬†amusement¬†in¬†their¬†eyes.¬†She¬†gradually¬†went¬†from¬†shy¬†to¬†feeling¬†awkward¬†as¬†she¬†fiddled¬†with¬†her¬†fingers¬†nervously. Just¬†as¬†her¬†legs¬†were¬†slightly¬†shaking¬†from¬†the¬†anxiety,¬†he¬†finally¬†spoke¬†up,¬†‚ÄúI‚Äôm¬†sorry,¬†but¬†I¬†still¬†want¬†to¬†get¬†back¬†together¬†with¬†my¬†ex‚Äďwife.¬†Thus,¬†I‚Äôm¬†not¬†going¬†to¬†date¬†anyone¬†else.‚ÄĚ When¬†she¬†found¬†out¬†that¬†he¬†was married,¬†she¬†was¬†left¬†utterly¬†flabbergasted.¬†She¬†was¬†so¬†embarrassed¬†from¬†being¬†rejected¬†that¬†she¬†nodded¬†hastily¬†and¬†quickly¬†returned¬†to¬†her¬†seat. ‚ÄúWhy¬†didn‚Äôt¬†you¬†mention¬†that¬†he¬†was¬†married?¬†I wouldn‚Äôt¬†have¬†said¬†anything¬†if¬†I knew¬†he¬†had¬†an¬†ex‚Äďwife¬†he¬†deeply¬†loves!‚Ä̬†Jennifer¬†glared¬†at¬†Abigail. Abigail¬†gripped¬†the¬†wine¬†glass¬†tightly¬†and¬†said¬†nothing. ‚ÄúIt¬†seems¬†that¬†outstanding¬†men¬†do¬†have¬†the¬†tendency¬†to¬†get¬†married¬†early,‚Ä̬†Sarah¬†mumbled,¬†expressing¬†a¬†hint¬†of¬†regret. Sean¬†was¬†exceptionally¬†handsome¬†in¬†person.¬†Even¬†the¬†media¬†couldn‚Äôt¬†capture¬†his¬†unique¬†charisma¬†in¬†pictures. ‚ÄúIt¬†seems¬†like¬†I‚Äôm¬†not¬†good¬†enough,‚Ä̬†Anthony¬†instinctively¬†added. Sarah¬†hastily¬†backtracked¬†and¬†explained,¬†‚ÄúThat‚Äôs¬†not¬†what¬†I¬†meant.‚ÄĚ Suddenly,¬†Abigail¬†said,¬†‚ÄúI‚Äôm¬†done.¬†I‚Äôm¬†going¬†back¬†to¬†rest.¬†I¬†didn‚Äôt¬†sleep¬†well¬†last¬†night.¬†God,¬†I¬†hope¬†I‚Äôll¬†sleep¬†better¬†tonight.‚ÄĚ Luna¬†got¬†up¬†and¬†offered,¬†‚ÄúYou¬†look¬†pale.¬†I‚Äôll¬†drive¬†you¬†home.‚ÄĚ Anthony¬†nodded.¬†‚ÄúSounds¬†good.¬†It‚Äôs¬†getting¬†late,¬†too.¬†Let‚Äôs¬†head¬†back¬†home.‚ÄĚ With¬†that,¬†the¬†class¬†reunion¬†ended¬†quietly. After¬†they¬†bid¬†their¬†farewells,¬†Abigail¬†rested¬†her¬†head¬†on¬†Luna‚Äôs¬†shoulder¬†as¬†they¬†sat¬†in¬†the¬†car. ‚ÄúWhat¬†do¬†you¬†think¬†the¬†professor¬†wants¬†from¬†you?‚Ä̬†Luna¬†was¬†curious. ‚ÄúI¬†don‚Äôt¬†know.¬†My¬†brain¬†is¬†all¬†fuzzy.¬†I¬†really¬†don‚Äôt¬†want¬†to¬†think¬†about¬†it¬†right¬†now,‚Ä̬†Abigail¬†replied.¬†She¬†felt¬†even¬†more¬†tired¬†after¬†having some¬†alcohol. Luna¬†called¬†a¬†cab¬†to¬†send¬†them¬†home.¬†When¬†she¬†recalled¬†Jennifer‚Äôs¬†words,¬†she¬†asked,¬†‚ÄúDo¬†you think¬†Sean¬†was¬†talking¬†about¬†you¬†when¬†he¬†mentioned¬†that¬†he¬†had¬†an¬†ex‚Äďwife¬†he¬†deeply¬†loved?‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúDon‚Äôt¬†listen¬†to¬†him.¬†He‚Äôs¬†just¬†trying¬†to¬†get¬†back¬†at¬†me¬†since¬†he¬†knew¬†I¬†was¬†the¬†one¬†who¬†told¬†Jennifer¬†to¬†go¬†to¬†him,‚Ä̬†Abigail¬†replied¬†with¬†zero¬†hesitation.¬†After¬†all,¬†she¬†didn‚Äôt¬†believe¬†one¬†word¬†that¬†came¬†out¬†of¬†the¬†man‚Äôs¬†mouth.¬†Love?¬†Does¬†he¬†even¬†know¬†what¬†that¬†is? ‚ÄúThat¬†makes¬†sense.¬†He¬†should¬†have¬†treated¬†you¬†better¬†in¬†the¬†past¬†if¬†he¬†genuinely¬†loved¬†you.‚Ä̬†Luna¬†pursed¬†her¬†l*ps. Once¬†Abigail¬†made¬†it¬†home,¬†she¬†closed¬†the¬†door,¬†sat¬†on¬†the¬†shoe‚Äďchanging¬†stool,¬†and¬†stared¬†blankly¬†at¬†her¬†empty¬†home.¬†She¬†wanted¬†to¬†know¬†where¬†Analise¬†had¬†gone¬†but¬†couldn‚Äôt¬†find¬†a¬†reason¬†to¬†call¬†her.¬†Plus,¬†she¬†was¬†afraid¬†that¬†Analise¬†would¬†be¬†mad¬†if¬†she called¬†her. Finally,¬†she¬†removed¬†her¬†shoes,¬†put¬†on¬†her¬†sl*ppers,¬†and¬†went¬†to¬†her¬†room¬†after…

The Spare Wife Novel Sean and Abigail Chapter 289

Chapter¬†289¬†Flirting¬†in¬†Public Jake,¬†drenched¬†in¬†wine,¬†stood¬†up¬†and¬†glared¬†at¬†Abigail.¬†‚ÄúHow¬†dare¬†you¬†say¬†that?¬†Do¬†you¬†really¬†think¬†you‚Äôre¬†all¬†mighty¬†just¬†because¬†you‚Äôre¬†famous?¬†No¬†matter¬†how¬†famous¬†you¬†are,¬†you‚Äôre¬†still¬†a¬†country¬†bumpkin¬†without¬†parents¬†and¬†nothing¬†more¬†than¬†an¬†unwanted¬†orphan!¬†How¬†long¬†do¬†you¬†think¬†that¬†old¬†woman¬†can¬†support¬†you?¬†In¬†the¬†end,¬†the¬†only¬†choice¬†you¬†have¬†is¬†to¬†rely¬†on¬†a¬†man!¬†How¬†naive¬†of¬†you¬†to¬†think¬†you¬†can¬†act¬†high¬†and¬†mighty¬†for¬†your¬†entire¬†life¬†just¬†because¬†of¬†your¬†current¬†fame!‚ÄĚ Anthony‚Äôs¬†expression¬†turned¬†grim¬†in¬†that¬†split¬†second.¬†‚ÄúTrust¬†me,¬†Jake.¬†I‚Äôll¬†have¬†someone¬†cut¬†off¬†your¬†tongue!‚Ä̬†He¬†looked¬†at¬†Jake¬†with¬†hostility. The¬†commotion¬†at¬†their¬†table¬†quickly¬†drew¬†the¬†attention¬†of¬†the¬†waiter. Sean¬†cast¬†a¬†glance¬†at¬†Cameron.¬†The¬†latter¬†understood¬†his¬†intention¬†and¬†approached¬†Jake¬†with¬†a¬†cold¬†expression.¬†Then,¬†he¬†said,¬†‚ÄúMy¬†boss¬†owns¬†shares¬†from¬†this¬†restaurant.¬†Because¬†of¬†your¬†disturbance,¬†which¬†is¬†affecting¬†others,¬†my¬†boss¬†has¬†asked¬†me¬†to¬†escort¬†you¬†out.‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúI‚Äôm¬†a¬†customer¬†here-‚Ä̬†Before¬†Jake¬†could¬†finish¬†his¬†sentence,¬†Cameron¬†slapped¬†him¬†across¬†the¬†face. Jake¬†fell¬†to¬†the¬†ground,¬†and¬†several¬†of¬†his¬†teeth¬†fell¬†out¬†onto¬†the¬†floor. Cameron¬†walked¬†up¬†to¬†him¬†and¬†smiled.¬†‚ÄúDo¬†I¬†need¬†to¬†repeat¬†myself?‚ÄĚ In¬†the¬†meantime,¬†the¬†entire¬†table¬†fell¬†silent.¬†Jake¬†could¬†feel¬†his¬†head¬†buzzing¬†from¬†the¬†pain¬†and¬†tried get¬†back¬†on¬†his¬†feet.¬†As¬†he¬†stumbled¬†out¬†of¬†the¬†room,¬†the¬†other male¬†classmates¬†quickly¬†stood¬†up¬†and¬†bid¬†farewell¬†to¬†Anthony¬†before¬†scrambling¬†away. When¬†Cameron¬†saw¬†Abigail¬†looking¬†at¬†him,¬†he¬†felt¬†a¬†bit¬†uneasy.¬†‚ÄúPlease¬†continue¬†your¬†boss¬†will¬†waive¬†the¬†cost¬†for¬†this¬†table.‚ÄĚ meal.¬†My At¬†that,¬†Abigail¬†looked¬†at¬†Sean.¬†Sean¬†raised¬†his¬†glass¬†and¬†made¬†a¬†toasting¬†gesture¬†toward¬†her.¬†Then,¬†he¬†withdrew¬†his¬†gaze¬†and¬†took¬†a¬†sip¬†of¬†his¬†wine. The¬†rest¬†of¬†the¬†classmates¬†were¬†filled¬†with¬†curiosity¬†and¬†amazement.¬†After¬†all,¬†Sean was¬†undeniably¬†handsome, and¬†his¬†actions¬†were¬†undoubtedly¬†flirting¬†with¬†Abigail! Jennifer¬†fixed¬†her¬†gaze¬†on¬†Sean.¬†Her¬†heart¬†was¬†racing,¬†and¬†she¬†blushed. ‚ÄúServes¬†him¬†right¬†for¬†turning¬†a¬†class¬†reunion¬†into¬†such¬†a¬†mess!‚Ä̬†one¬†of¬†the¬†female¬†classmates¬†whispered. Abigail¬†watched¬†as¬†Cameron¬†returned¬†to¬†Sean‚Äôs¬†side,¬†looking¬†like¬†the¬†Grim¬†Reaper¬†itself. No¬†wonder¬†he¬†got¬†a¬†severe¬†reprimand¬†from¬†the¬†police¬†and¬†was¬†fined.¬†He¬†doesn‚Äôt¬†know¬†how¬†to¬†control¬†his¬†strength! As¬†Abigail¬†thought¬†about¬†it,¬†she¬†sat¬†back¬†down¬†and¬†asked¬†Anthony,¬†‚ÄúSo,¬†the¬†reason¬†Madam¬†Mora¬†invited¬†me¬†was¬†just¬†to¬†meet¬†up?‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúDid¬†she¬†not¬†add¬†you¬†on¬†WhatsApp?¬†I¬†assume¬†she¬†has¬†something¬†to¬†discuss¬†with¬†you.‚Ä̬†Anthony¬†looked¬†at¬†Abigail¬†intently.¬†‚ÄúThanks¬†for¬†standing¬†up¬†for¬†me.¬†I¬†really¬†hate¬†how¬†he¬†addressed¬†me.‚ÄĚ Nowadays,¬†many¬†people¬†would¬†use¬†such¬†words¬†to¬†insult¬†others¬†during¬†arguments.¬†Abigail¬†hated this¬†too. ‚ÄúNo¬†problem.¬†You‚Äôve¬†been¬†helping¬†me¬†all¬†night¬†too.¬†I¬†haven‚Äôt¬†thanked¬†you¬†yet,‚Ä̬†Abigail¬†replied¬†as¬†she¬†averted¬†her¬†gaze. Jennifer¬†looked¬†at¬†Abigail,¬†and¬†her¬†attitude¬†was¬†completely¬†different¬†from¬†her¬†earlier¬†taunting.¬†‚ÄúI¬†saw¬†you¬†on¬†a¬†TV¬†show¬†before.¬†Sean¬†seemed¬†to¬†be¬†quite¬†friendly¬†with¬†you.¬†The¬†two¬†of¬†you¬†must¬†be¬†quite¬†close,¬†right?‚Ä̬†she¬†asked¬†gently. Luna¬†snorted¬†at¬†that.¬†‚ÄúWhat‚Äôs¬†with¬†you?¬†We¬†are¬†having¬†a¬†meal¬†here,¬†and¬†you¬†are¬†eyeing¬†Anthony¬†and¬†Mr.¬†Graham.¬†Your¬†heart¬†sure¬†is¬†fickle.‚ÄĚ Jennifer¬†suppressed¬†her¬†anger¬†and¬†smiled¬†before¬†saying,¬†‚ÄúOh,¬†you¬†know,¬†it‚Äôs¬†just¬†that¬†we‚Äôre¬†all getting¬†older.¬†It¬†comes¬†at¬†a¬†time¬†when¬†marriage¬†is¬†a¬†hot¬†topic.¬†Since¬†we‚Äôre¬†all¬†single,¬†we¬†might¬†as¬†well¬†get¬†to¬†know¬†each¬†other.‚ÄĚ…

The Spare Wife Novel Sean and Abigail Chapter 288

Chapter¬†288¬†Abigail¬†Stood¬†up¬†for¬†Anthony Anthony‚Äôs¬†smile¬†had¬†a¬†hint¬†of¬†sarcasm.¬†Then,¬†he¬†sipped¬†his¬†wine¬†and told¬†Abigail,¬†‚ÄúI¬†heard¬†that¬†Eric¬†is¬†genuinely¬†courting¬†you.¬†Aren‚Äôt¬†you¬†going¬†to¬†consider¬†it?‚Ä̬†With¬†these¬†words,¬†he¬†effectively¬†shredded¬†Jake‚Äôs¬†misplaced¬†self‚Äďconfidence¬†into¬†pieces. ‚ÄúWell,¬†I‚Äôm¬†in¬†Pendorf,¬†and¬†he‚Äôs¬†in¬†Capitalis.¬†If¬†I¬†were¬†to¬†consider¬†someone,¬†it¬†would¬†be¬†someone¬†in¬†Pendorf,‚Ä̬†Abigail¬†replied.¬†She¬†appreciated¬†Anthony¬†for¬†helping¬†her.¬†After¬†all,¬†she¬†didn‚Äôt¬†enjoy¬†engaging¬†in¬†trivial¬†conversations¬†like this,¬†especially¬†since¬†she¬†was¬†still¬†concerned¬†about¬†her¬†grandmother‚Äôs¬†situation¬†and¬†had¬†no interest¬†in¬†talking¬†to¬†them. ‚ÄúIt‚Äôs¬†kind¬†of¬†a¬†disadvantage,¬†but¬†you‚Äôre¬†on¬†an¬†upward¬†trajectory in¬†your¬†career¬†right¬†now.¬†You¬†have¬†a¬†constant¬†stream¬†of¬†invitations.¬†Moreover,¬†the¬†fame¬†you¬†gained¬†from¬†Lexie¬†Chambers¬†has¬†a¬†time¬†limit.¬†You¬†need¬†to¬†focus¬†on¬†your¬†career,‚Ä̬†Anthony¬†said¬†slowly,¬†steering¬†the¬†conversation¬†toward¬†their¬†professor. Abigail¬†had¬†mixed¬†feelings¬†toward¬†Anthony.¬†On¬†one¬†hand,¬†she¬†resented¬†him¬†because¬†he¬†had¬†lied¬†to¬†her.¬†However,¬†he¬†looked¬†out¬†for¬†her¬†tonight,¬†saving¬†her¬†from¬†much¬†trouble.¬†Moreover,¬†he¬†had¬†been¬†a¬†caring¬†senior¬†during¬†their¬†school¬†days.¬†Thus,¬†with¬†everyone¬†now¬†focused¬†on¬†their¬†careers, personal¬†interests¬†often¬†took¬†precedence,¬†which¬†was¬†the¬†reality¬†of¬†the¬†world. At¬†that¬†moment,¬†she¬†suddenly¬†realized¬†that¬†the¬†past¬†might¬†not¬†be¬†as¬†severe¬†as¬†she¬†had¬†initially¬†thought.¬†Even¬†among¬†friends,¬†considerations¬†for¬†one‚Äôs¬†interests¬†often¬†prevailed¬†in¬†this¬†world. After¬†a¬†few¬†rounds¬†of¬†drinks,¬†Abigail¬†excused¬†herself¬†to¬†go¬†to¬†the¬†restroom.¬†Upon¬†returning¬†from¬†the¬†washroom,¬†she¬†spotted¬†Jake,¬†who¬†seemed¬†to¬†be¬†waiting¬†for¬†her.¬†However,¬†she¬†wasn‚Äôt¬†particularly¬†keen¬†on¬†talking¬†with¬†him¬†as¬†he¬†appeared¬†cunning.¬†Plus,¬†she¬†didn‚Äôt¬†resonate¬†with¬†his¬†way¬†of¬†thinking. ‚ÄúI‚Äôm¬†not¬†joking¬†around,¬†Abigail.¬†I¬†know¬†I¬†can‚Äôt¬†compare¬†to¬†a¬†big¬†star¬†like¬†Eric,¬†but¬†think¬†about¬†it.¬†How¬†many¬†beautiful¬†women¬†does¬†he¬†come¬†into¬†contact¬†with¬†every¬†day?¬†Affairs¬†between¬†actors¬†on¬†set¬†are¬†quite¬†common.¬†He‚Äôs¬†not¬†suitable¬†for¬†you.‚Ä̬†Jake¬†was¬†straightforward¬†in¬†his¬†approach. Even¬†Abigail,¬†who¬†had¬†seen¬†her¬†fair¬†share¬†of¬†weird¬†people,¬†was¬†baffled¬†by¬†his¬†words. ‚ÄúI‚Äôm¬†really¬†not¬†interested¬†in¬†seeing¬†someone¬†right¬†now.‚Ä̬†She¬†rejected¬†him¬†bluntly. As¬†she¬†was¬†about¬†to¬†leave,¬†Jake¬†grabbed¬†her¬†arm¬†and¬†murmured,¬†‚ÄúAbigail,¬†I‚Äôm¬†serious¬†about¬†marrying¬†you.¬†The¬†moment¬†I¬†saw you,¬†I¬†felt¬†we¬†had¬†a¬†special¬†connection.¬†I¬†have¬†a¬†good¬†job,¬†and¬†after¬†we‚Äôre¬†married,¬†you¬†can¬†focus¬†on¬†designing¬†and¬†raising¬†our¬†children.¬†My¬†parents¬†can¬†also¬†support¬†you-‚Ä̬†Before¬†he¬†could¬†finish¬†his¬†sentence,¬†someone¬†grabbed¬†him¬†by¬†the¬†collar¬†and¬†dragged¬†him¬†aside. Abigail¬†also¬†stumbled¬†as¬†she¬†was¬†struggling¬†out¬†of¬†his¬†grip.¬†Then,¬†she¬†fell¬†into¬†a¬†warm¬†embrace.¬†Looking¬†up,¬†she¬†saw¬†that¬†it¬†was¬†Sean. Sean¬†furrowed¬†his¬†brows¬†and¬†gave her¬†a¬†glance.¬†Then,¬†he¬†looked at¬†Jake¬†coldly¬†and¬†said,¬†‚ÄúYou‚Äôre not¬†worthy¬†of¬†her.‚ÄĚ Although¬†Anthony¬†had¬†motives¬†toward¬†Abigail,¬†he¬†was¬†right.¬†She¬†had¬†reached¬†her¬†current¬†status¬†through¬†her¬†own¬†efforts.¬†Not¬†just¬†anyone¬†could¬†simply¬†be¬†with¬†her. Initially,¬†Jake¬†had¬†thought¬†about putting¬†up¬†a¬†fight.¬†However,¬†as¬†soon¬†as¬†he¬†saw¬†Sean‚Äôs¬†gaze,¬†he shivered¬†and¬†scrambled¬†off. Once¬†he¬†was¬†gone,¬†Abigail¬†pushed¬†Sean¬†away¬†and¬†mumbled,¬†‚ÄúThank¬†you.¬†I¬†didn‚Äôt¬†expect¬†him¬†to¬†behave¬†that¬†way.‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúHe¬†treats¬†women¬†as¬†tools to¬†gain¬†personal¬†benefits.¬†You¬†don‚Äôt¬†need¬†to¬†pay¬†him¬†any¬†attention.¬†If¬†he¬†ever¬†gets¬†handsy¬†with¬†you¬†again,¬†just¬†slap¬†him.¬†People¬†like¬†him¬†won‚Äôt¬†listen¬†to¬†words,‚Ä̬†Sean¬†commented¬†as¬†he¬†looked¬†at¬†her. Abigail¬†nodded¬†in¬†agreement….

The Spare Wife Novel Sean and Abigail Chapter 287

Chapter¬†287¬†An¬†Unpleasant¬†Gathering Abigail¬†had¬†gotten¬†married¬†after¬†she¬†had¬†graduated¬†not¬†long¬†ago.¬†Now¬†that¬†she¬†had¬†gotten¬†a¬†divorce,¬†it¬†was¬†hard¬†for¬†her¬†to¬†respond¬†to¬†her¬†professor‚Äôs¬†question. ‚ÄúI¬†haven‚Äôt¬†gone¬†anywhere.¬†I‚Äôve¬†opened¬†a¬†studio¬†with¬†Luna¬†and¬†am¬†mostly¬†working¬†behind¬†the¬†scenes¬†on¬†designs¬†to¬†improve¬†myself,‚Ä̬†Abigail¬†replied¬†softly. Hearing¬†her¬†words,¬†the¬†professor¬†nodded¬†in¬†satisfaction. Soon,¬†more¬†classmates¬†arrived.¬†Even¬†Luna,¬†who¬†was¬†out¬†of¬†town,¬†managed¬†to¬†make¬†it. As¬†Luna¬†sat¬†next¬†to¬†Abigail,¬†she¬†gestured¬†to¬†her¬†to¬†look¬†at¬†the¬†table¬†beside¬†them. Abigail¬†was¬†so¬†engrossed¬†in¬†talking¬†to¬†her¬†professor¬†that¬†she¬†didn‚Äôt¬†notice¬†someone¬†sitting¬†beside¬†them.¬†When¬†she¬†turned¬†to¬†look,¬†she¬†saw¬†Sean,¬†along¬†with¬†several¬†other¬†individuals¬†she¬†didn‚Äôt¬†recognize.¬†They¬†were¬†all¬†dressed¬†smartly¬†and¬†looked¬†professional. At¬†the¬†same¬†time,¬†Anthony¬†noticed¬†her¬†gaze¬†and¬†instinctively¬†looked¬†over.¬†Upon¬†seeing¬†Sean¬†at¬†the¬†next¬†table,¬†he¬†thought¬†it¬†was¬†quite¬†a¬†coincidence.¬†However,¬†this¬†restaurant¬†had¬†become¬†a¬†preferred¬†gathering¬†place¬†for¬†upscale¬†people¬†because¬†of¬†a¬†famous¬†chef‚Äôs¬†recent¬†national¬†recognition,¬†so¬†it¬†wasn‚Äôt¬†entirely¬†unexpected.¬†Hence,¬†it¬†was¬†evident¬†that¬†Sean¬†was¬†here¬†to¬†talk¬†business. Sean¬†seemed¬†to¬†have¬†sensed¬†Abigail‚Äôs¬†gaze¬†and¬†gave¬†her¬†a¬†nonchalant¬†glance.¬†Although¬†his¬†expression¬†appeared¬†composed,¬†his¬†gaze¬†was¬†dark. Immediately,¬†Abigail¬†averted¬†her¬†eyes. When¬†all¬†the¬†classmates¬†were¬†gathered,¬†Anthony¬†told¬†the¬†waiter¬†to¬†start¬†serving¬†the¬†food. ‚ÄúI¬†know¬†everyone¬†here¬†is¬†very¬†busy,¬†so¬†I‚Äôve¬†prepared everything¬†in¬†advance.¬†If¬†there‚Äôs¬†anything¬†not¬†to¬†your¬†liking,¬†please¬†excuse¬†me,‚Ä̬†Anthony¬†announced¬†loudly¬†while¬†the¬†waiter¬†served¬†the¬†dishes. Since¬†it¬†was¬†an¬†open‚Äďplan¬†restaurant,¬†when¬†one¬†table¬†spoke,¬†the¬†other¬†table¬†would¬†overhear¬†some¬†of¬†the¬†conversation. Thus,¬†Sean¬†turned¬†his¬†head¬†and¬†glanced¬†at¬†the¬†table¬†where¬†Abigail¬†was¬†seated. So,¬†she¬†is¬†here¬†to¬†attend¬†a reunion. As¬†he¬†thought¬†about¬†it,¬†he¬†averted¬†his¬†gaze.¬†Then,¬†he¬†heard¬†Luna¬†say,¬†‚ÄúMr.¬†Booker¬†has¬†always¬†been¬†considerate.¬†I‚Äôm¬†sure¬†he¬†has¬†considered¬†everyone‚Äôs¬†needs,¬†right,¬†Madam¬†Mora?‚ÄĚ The¬†professor¬†looked¬†at¬†them¬†and¬†smiled¬†warmly.¬†‚ÄúAnthony¬†is¬†indeed¬†very¬†thoughtful.¬†We¬†have¬†every¬†reason¬†to¬†trust¬†him.‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúSpeaking¬†of¬†which,¬†many¬†of¬†us¬†present¬†here¬†are¬†already¬†married.¬†Aren‚Äôt¬†your¬†family¬†worried¬†that¬†you¬†are¬†still¬†single,¬†Anthony?‚Ä̬†A¬†beautiful¬†female¬†classmate,¬†who¬†resembled¬†a¬†movie¬†star,¬†asked¬†Anthony¬†as¬†she¬†propped¬†her¬†chin¬†on¬†her¬†hand.¬†Although¬†she¬†studied¬†design,¬†her¬†striking¬†looks¬†and¬†figure¬†allowed¬†her¬†to¬†work¬†as¬†a¬†model¬†right¬†after¬†graduation.¬†Moreover,¬†she¬†managed¬†her¬†own¬†social¬†media¬†accounts.¬†Thus,¬†she¬†believed¬†that¬†she¬†was¬†doing¬†pretty¬†well¬†compared¬†to¬†Abigail. Those¬†classmates¬†who¬†were¬†married¬†sipped¬†their¬†drinks¬†quietly,¬†not¬†engaging¬†in¬†the¬†discussion. A¬†male¬†classmate¬†with¬†a¬†beer¬†belly¬†and¬†thinning¬†hair¬†teased,¬†‚ÄúYeah.¬†Do¬†you¬†not¬†have¬†someone¬†in¬†your¬†heart,¬†Anthony?¬†Are¬†you¬†waiting¬†for¬†someone?‚ÄĚ Anthony¬†smiled¬†and¬†replied,¬†‚ÄúI‚Äôm¬†very¬†busy¬†with¬†work.¬†How¬†could¬†I¬†have¬†the¬†time¬†to¬†find¬†someone¬†else?‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúOh,¬†come¬†on.¬†You‚Äôre¬†not¬†busy¬†tonight.¬†We¬†have¬†Abigail,¬†Luna,¬†Sarah,¬†and¬†our¬†super¬†gorgeous¬†classmate,¬†Jennifer.¬†All¬†of¬†them¬†are¬†single.¬†Don‚Äôt¬†be¬†too¬†picky¬†now,¬†as¬†it‚Äôs¬†hard¬†to¬†find¬†girls¬†who¬†are¬†single¬†nowadays.¬†It‚Äôs¬†quite¬†a¬†coincidence¬†that¬†we¬†have¬†a¬†few¬†single¬†female¬†classmates¬†here¬†tonight.‚Ä̬†The¬†male¬†classmate¬†advised¬†Anthony¬†with¬†the¬†tone¬†of¬†an¬†experienced¬†person. Abigail¬†decided¬†not¬†to¬†say¬†anything¬†because¬†their¬†professor¬†was¬†still¬†present.¬†She¬†kept¬†her¬†head¬†down¬†and¬†continued¬†eating. Meanwhile,¬†the¬†elderly¬†woman¬†was¬†also¬†looking¬†at¬†Anthony¬†with¬†a¬†smile.¬†‚ÄúThomas¬†is¬†still¬†straightforward¬†as¬†ever.¬†Though,¬†you¬†really¬†should¬†consider¬†it.¬†What¬†do¬†you¬†think¬†of¬†Abigail?‚ÄĚ When¬†Abigail¬†heard¬†her¬†name,¬†she¬†raised¬†her¬†head¬†and¬†looked¬†at¬†Anthony.¬†Meanwhile,¬†Anthony¬†was¬†looking¬†at¬†her¬†too. Seeing¬†that¬†she¬†still¬†had¬†her¬†cutlery¬†in¬†her¬†mouth,¬†Anthony¬†smiled¬†since¬†he¬†thought¬†she¬†looked¬†cute.¬†‚ÄúWith¬†how¬†successful¬†Abigail¬†is,¬†I¬†dare¬†not¬†to¬†think¬†about¬†it.¬†Moreover,¬†today¬†is¬†just¬†a¬†class¬†reunion,¬†not¬†a¬†matchmaking¬†event.¬†Let‚Äôs¬†not¬†make¬†things¬†awkward,¬†shall¬†we,¬†Madam¬†Mora?‚Ä̬†After¬†speaking,¬†he¬†lifted¬†his¬†wine¬†glass¬†and¬†gave¬†a¬†toast¬†to¬†the¬†professor. Upon¬†hearing¬†his¬†words,¬†Abigail¬†heaved¬†a¬†sigh¬†of¬†relief. This¬†was¬†precisely¬†the¬†reason¬†many¬†people¬†disliked¬†attending¬†class¬†reunions.¬†After¬†all,¬†one¬†never¬†knew¬†what¬†outlandish¬†things¬†their¬†classmates¬†might¬†say….

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Chapter¬†286¬†Do¬†You¬†Believe¬†Yourself? Analise¬†used¬†to¬†make¬†some¬†for¬†Sean¬†as¬†well. However,¬†he¬†would¬†no¬†longer¬†have¬†his¬†share. Instead¬†of¬†asking¬†for¬†permission¬†to¬†visit¬†Abigail‚Äôs¬†home¬†for¬†dinner,¬†he¬†offered,¬†‚ÄúI‚Äôll¬†send¬†you¬†back.¬†You¬†don‚Äôt¬†need¬†to¬†worry¬†too¬†much¬†about¬†Grandma‚Äôs¬†matters.¬†She¬†has¬†her¬†own¬†affairs,¬†and¬†interfering¬†too¬†much¬†may¬†make¬†her¬†feel¬†restricted.‚ÄĚ While¬†Sean¬†didn‚Äôt¬†know¬†why¬†Analise¬†had¬†to¬†go¬†to¬†Capitalis,¬†he¬†believed¬†that¬†she¬†wasn‚Äôt¬†foolish¬†enough¬†to¬†go¬†there¬†just¬†because¬†of¬†Chad‚Äôs¬†threats. She¬†must¬†have¬†had¬†her¬†own¬†reasons¬†for¬†going. ‚ÄúI¬†know,‚Ä̬†Abigail¬†replied¬†softly. ‚ÄúGrandma¬†is¬†an¬†adult.¬†She¬†has¬†way¬†more¬†experience¬†in¬†this¬†world¬†than¬†you¬†do.¬†It‚Äôs¬†not¬†wrong¬†to¬†be¬†concerned,¬†but¬†you¬†also¬†need¬†to¬†trust¬†her,‚Ä̬†Sean¬†added. Analise‚Äôs¬†determination¬†to¬†take¬†those¬†routes¬†daily¬†in¬†preparation¬†for¬†her¬†task¬†demonstrated¬†her¬†strong¬†resolve. Sean¬†believed¬†that¬†Abigail‚Äôs¬†personality¬†was¬†largely¬†inherited¬†from¬†her¬†grandmother. Once¬†Abigail¬†decided¬†to¬†do¬†something,¬†she¬†would see¬†it¬†through,¬†even¬†if¬†it¬†took¬†a¬†lot¬†of¬†time¬†and¬†effort. ‚ÄúCameron,¬†since¬†you¬†helped¬†me¬†deal¬†with¬†the¬†trouble¬†from¬†Chad,¬†I‚Äôll¬†share¬†some¬†pasta¬†with¬†you¬†that¬†my¬†grandmother¬†made¬†as¬†a¬†token¬†of¬†my¬†appreciation.¬†I¬†know¬†you‚Äôre¬†not¬†short¬†on¬†money,¬†and¬†my¬†grandmother‚Äôs¬†pasta¬†isn‚Äôt¬†worth¬†300,¬†but¬†it‚Äôs¬†still¬†a¬†token¬†of¬†my¬†appreciation.‚Ä̬†Abigail¬†completely¬†ignored¬†Sean¬†and¬†continued¬†to¬†chat¬†with¬†Cameron. Cameron¬†shot¬†Sean¬†a¬†side‚Äďeye¬†glance¬†and¬†agreed¬†instantly.¬†‚ÄúKind¬†gestures¬†are¬†priceless,¬†and¬†besides,¬†it¬†wasn‚Äôt¬†right¬†for¬†me¬†to¬†use¬†violence¬†to¬†hurt¬†others.¬†The¬†fine¬†was¬†justified.¬†We¬†can‚Äôt¬†always¬†resort¬†to¬†violence¬†to¬†solve¬†problems.‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúDid¬†you¬†write¬†a¬†self‚Äďreflect¬†essay?¬†Why¬†are¬†you¬†so¬†obedient?‚Ä̬†Abigail¬†teased. ‚ÄúI¬†was¬†severely¬†punished.¬†Initially,¬†I¬†was¬†supposed¬†to¬†stay¬†a¬†few¬†more¬†days¬†in¬†the¬†lock‚Äďup,¬†but¬†Mr.¬†Graham¬†intervened¬†and¬†assured¬†them¬†I¬†wouldn‚Äôt¬†repeat¬†my¬†mistakes,¬†so¬†they¬†released me,‚Ä̬†Cameron¬†explained,¬†scratching¬†his¬†head¬†and¬†looking¬†embarrassed. After¬†saying¬†that,¬†he¬†realized¬†that¬†he¬†had¬†revealed¬†too¬†much. Abigail¬†nodded,¬†her¬†expression¬†turning¬†serious.¬†‚ÄúThank¬†you.‚ÄĚ Sean¬†threw¬†Cameron¬†an¬†indifferent¬†glance¬†before¬†following¬†Abigail¬†to¬†the¬†parking¬†lot. Once¬†they¬†arrived¬†at Abigail‚Äôs¬†home,¬†Sean¬†stayed¬†in¬†the¬†car,¬†watching¬†Cameron¬†and¬†Abigail¬†enter¬†the¬†apartment¬†building¬†together. Shortly¬†after,¬†Cameron¬†returned¬†to¬†the¬†car¬†with¬†some¬†pasta.¬†Then,¬†he¬†handed¬†it¬†to¬†Sean.¬†‚ÄúThese¬†are¬†meant¬†for¬†you,¬†Mr.¬†Graham.¬†Mrs.¬†Graham¬†just¬†couldn‚Äôt¬†bring¬†herself¬†to¬†say¬†it,‚Ä̬†Cameron¬†explained¬†nervously. Sean¬†glanced¬†at¬†him,¬†his¬†tone¬†aloof¬†as¬†he¬†muttered,¬†‚ÄúDo¬†you¬†believe¬†yourself¬†when¬†you¬†say¬†that?‚Ä̬† Cameron¬†found¬†himself¬†at¬†a¬†loss¬†for¬†words. ‚ÄúIf¬†it‚Äôs¬†a¬†token¬†of¬†gratitude¬†meant¬†for¬†you,¬†then¬†keep¬†it.¬†Grandma¬†makes¬†good¬†pasta,‚Ä̬†Sean¬†said¬†before¬†averting¬†his¬†gaze. ‚ÄúWell¬†then,¬†I‚Äôll¬†heat¬†some¬†for¬†you¬†at¬†your¬†place,¬†and¬†I‚Äôll¬†take¬†the¬†rest,‚Ä̬†Cameron¬†insisted,¬†not¬†wanting¬†to¬†enjoy¬†Abigail‚Äôs¬†gift¬†alone, ‚ÄúIn¬†that¬†case,¬†go¬†ahead¬†and¬†heat¬†it¬†up¬†at¬†my¬†place,¬†and¬†we‚Äôll¬†eat¬†together,‚Ä̬†Sean¬†replied¬†coolly¬†before¬†closing¬†his¬†eyes¬†and¬†resting¬†against¬†the¬†car¬†seat. Cameron¬†drove¬†slowly¬†and¬†was¬†unable¬†to¬†resist¬†asking,¬†‚ÄúWhy¬†didn‚Äôt¬†you¬†tell¬†Mrs.¬†Graham the¬†truth?‚ÄĚ…

The Spare Wife Novel Sean and Abigail Chapter 285

Chapter¬†285¬†Are¬†You¬†Putting¬†on¬†a¬†Show? Abigail¬†held¬†her¬†phone,¬†tears¬†welling¬†up¬†in¬†her¬†eyes. She¬†knew¬†that¬†one¬†day,¬†her¬†grandmother,¬†like¬†her¬†grandfather,¬†would¬†leave¬†her¬†due¬†to¬†old¬†age.¬†However,¬†when¬†her¬†grandmother¬†said¬†these¬†words,¬†she¬†couldn‚Äôt¬†help¬†but¬†feel¬†overwhelmingly¬†sad. ‚ÄúI¬†know,¬†Grandma.‚Ä̬†Abigail‚Äôs¬†voice¬†was¬†subdued,¬†but¬†she¬†was¬†no¬†longer¬†as¬†panicked¬†as¬†before. She¬†realized¬†that¬†she¬†had¬†overreacted¬†because¬†of¬†Chad¬†and¬†had¬†forgotten¬†that¬†her¬†grandmother¬†had¬†lived¬†several¬†decades¬†longer¬†than¬†she¬†had. ‚ÄúI‚Äôll¬†be¬†back¬†as¬†soon¬†as¬†I¬†get¬†my¬†business¬†done,‚Ä̬†Analise¬†mentioned¬†before¬†hanging¬†up¬†the¬†phone. Her¬†indifference¬†left¬†Abigail¬†feeling¬†flustered,¬†and¬†she¬†sniffled¬†while¬†holding¬†her¬†phone,¬†suppressing¬†her¬†tears. Sitting¬†on¬†the¬†couch,¬†Abigail¬†unfolded¬†the¬†letter¬†and¬†stared¬†blankly¬†at¬†it. What¬†important¬†business¬†could¬†Grandma¬†have? After¬†a¬†while,¬†she¬†folded¬†the¬†letter¬†and¬†stood¬†up. Even¬†if¬†Analise¬†didn‚Äôt¬†want¬†her¬†to¬†interfere,¬†Abigail¬†couldn‚Äôt¬†just¬†sit¬†at¬†home¬†and¬†wait¬†for¬†her return. Meanwhile,¬†Sean¬†had¬†received¬†news¬†that¬†Abigail‚Äôs¬†grandmother¬†was¬†taking¬†a¬†train¬†to¬†Capitalis¬†early¬†on. He¬†had previously¬†ordered¬†Cameron¬†to¬†send¬†a¬†few¬†men¬†to¬†keep¬†an¬†eye¬†on¬†Analise,¬†so¬†there¬†were¬†two¬†of¬†them¬†currently¬†at¬†Capitalis¬†with¬†her.¬†Nevertheless,¬†Sean¬†felt¬†somewhat¬†reassured¬†about¬†Abigail‚Äôs¬†grandmother‚Äôs¬†trip¬†to¬†Capitalis. ‚ÄúWhy¬†would¬†Old¬†Mrs.¬†Quinn¬†go¬†to¬†Capitalis?¬†Chad‚Äôs¬†threat¬†is¬†no¬†longer¬†valid,¬†and¬†we‚Äôve¬†had¬†the¬†police¬†remind¬†her,¬†but¬†she¬†still¬†went¬†alone¬†despite¬†everything.‚Ä̬†Cameron¬†couldn‚Äôt¬†fathom¬†her actions.¬† Sean‚Äôs¬†expression¬†was¬†indiscernible¬†under¬†the¬†dimly¬†lit¬†night. He¬†stood¬†outside¬†the¬†self‚Äďservice¬†ticket¬†machine¬†at¬†the¬†train¬†station¬†with¬†furrowed¬†brows,¬†watching¬†as¬†Abigail¬†was¬†escorted¬†out¬†by¬†station¬†security¬†and¬†then¬†re‚Äďentered¬†to¬†search for¬†him. Abigail¬†had¬†been¬†arguing¬†with¬†security¬†here¬†for¬†half¬†an¬†hour,¬†trying¬†to¬†find¬†out¬†which¬†ticket¬†her¬†grandmother¬†had¬†purchased. The¬†last¬†time¬†she¬†was¬†escorted¬†out,¬†the¬†security¬†guard¬†had¬†gone¬†from¬†exasperation¬†to¬†anger.¬†‚ÄúIf¬†you¬†come¬†in¬†again,¬†I‚Äôm¬†going¬†to¬†call¬†the¬†police!¬†Can‚Äôt¬†you¬†just¬†go¬†home¬†and¬†ask¬†your¬†family?¬†If¬†you¬†think¬†she‚Äôs¬†missing,¬†go¬†to¬†the¬†police¬†station¬†and¬†let¬†the¬†police¬†handle¬†it!¬†Obstructing¬†official¬†duties¬†is¬†illegal!‚ÄĚ Abigail‚Äôs¬†hair¬†was¬†disheveled¬†by¬†the¬†night¬†wind. Exhausted,¬†she¬†stood¬†on¬†the¬†stairs¬†for¬†quite¬†some¬†time.¬†Then,¬†she¬†turned¬†around,¬†sat¬†on¬†the¬†steps,¬†and¬†rested¬†her¬†head¬†on¬†her¬†hands¬†in¬†frustration. Sean¬†approached her. He¬†stood¬†in¬†front¬†of¬†her,¬†sighed¬†helplessly,¬†and¬†asked,¬†‚ÄúIf¬†there‚Äôs¬†really¬†no¬†other¬†way,¬†can‚Äôt¬†you¬†just¬†ask¬†me¬†for¬†help?‚ÄĚ Abigail¬†suddenly¬†raised¬†her¬†head.¬†Her¬†eyes¬†were¬†red,¬†and¬†they¬†were¬†filled¬†with¬†a¬†sense¬†of¬†powerlessness. After¬†taking¬†just¬†one¬†glance¬†at¬†him,¬†she¬†lowered¬†her¬†head¬†again,¬†clutching¬†her¬†knees¬†with¬†her¬†hands.¬†‚ÄúIt‚Äôs¬†not¬†a¬†big¬†deal.¬†I¬†don‚Äôt¬†think¬†I¬†have¬†to¬†ask¬†for¬†your¬†help.‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúSometimes¬†I¬†admire¬†your¬†stubbornness,¬†but¬†what‚Äôs¬†the¬†point¬†of¬†being¬†so¬†stubborn¬†right¬†now?‚Ä̬†Sean¬†looked¬†at¬†her,¬†his¬†tone¬†laced¬†with¬†helplessness…..

The Spare Wife Novel Sean and Abigail Chapter 284

Chapter¬†284¬†I¬†Will¬†Leave¬†You¬†One¬†Day¬† When¬†Abigail¬†read¬†the¬†comments¬†from¬†netizens,¬†she¬†couldn‚Äôt¬†help¬†but¬†smile. Though¬†they¬†deemed¬†the¬†business¬†tactic¬†rather¬†low‚Äďend,¬†it¬†had¬†already¬†brought¬†her¬†a¬†lot¬†of trouble. With¬†Chad¬†injured,¬†Abigail¬†managed¬†to¬†temporarily¬†secure¬†the¬†pearls¬†in¬†her¬†possession. The¬†only¬†thing¬†left¬†to¬†deal¬†with¬†was¬†Micah. Time¬†passed¬†day¬†by¬†day,¬†and¬†a¬†week went¬†by¬†in¬†the¬†blink¬†of¬†an¬†eye. After¬†leaving¬†the¬†company,¬†Abigail¬†received¬†a¬†call¬†from¬†Anthony. ‚ÄúHere‚Äôs¬†a¬†gentle¬†reminder¬†to¬†come¬†to¬†the¬†alumni¬†reunion¬†tomorrow.¬†Should¬†I¬†pick¬†you¬†up?‚Ä̬†Anthony‚Äôs¬†voice¬†on¬†the¬†phone¬†was¬†incredibly¬†gentle. No,¬†thanks.¬†Just¬†send¬†me¬†the¬†address.‚Ä̬†Abigail¬†politely¬†declined¬†the¬†offer. ‚ÄúAlright.¬†By¬†the¬†way,¬†I¬†saw¬†what¬†happened¬†to¬†you¬†online.¬†How¬†are¬†you¬†doing¬†now?¬†Is¬†your¬†grandmother¬†okay?¬†I‚Äôve¬†been¬†really¬†busy¬†lately,¬†and¬†it¬†seems¬†like¬†you‚Äôve¬†been¬†overwhelmed¬†with¬†all¬†these¬†issues,¬†so¬†I¬†only¬†decided¬†to¬†ask¬†you¬†today¬†since¬†I¬†didn‚Äôt¬†want¬†to¬†disturb¬†you.‚Ä̬†Anthony‚Äôs¬†tone¬†was¬†laced¬†with¬†concern. ‚ÄúI‚Äôm¬†fine.¬†Making¬†money¬†is¬†never¬†that¬†easy,¬†and¬†you‚Äôre¬†bound¬†to¬†encounter¬†some¬†difficulties,¬†but¬†I‚Äôve¬†managed¬†to¬†resolve¬†them,‚Ä̬†Abigail¬†responded. Over¬†the¬†past¬†few¬†days,¬†she¬†had¬†inquired¬†and¬†learned¬†that¬†Sean¬†had¬†been¬†constantly¬†assisting¬†her. However,¬†since¬†she¬†and¬†Sean¬†had¬†parted¬†ways¬†at¬†the¬†restaurant¬†the¬†other¬†day,¬†she¬†hadn‚Äôt¬†seen¬†him¬†again. He¬†also¬†used¬†to¬†park¬†his¬†car¬†outside¬†L.Moon¬†often,¬†but¬†he¬†no¬†longer¬†did¬†so. ‚ÄúOkay,‚Ä̬†Anthony¬†replied¬†before¬†hanging¬†up. Clutching¬†her¬†phone,¬†Abigail¬†felt¬†somewhat¬†disheartened.¬†It¬†seemed like¬†there¬†was¬†a¬†growing.¬†barrier¬†between¬†her¬†and¬†Anthony. As¬†soon¬†as¬†she¬†got¬†into¬†her¬†car,¬†she¬†received¬†a¬†call¬†from¬†Ronaldo. ‚ÄúThe¬†investigation¬†involving¬†Kelly¬†and¬†Micah¬†hasn‚Äôt¬†yielded¬†any¬†direct¬†links¬†or¬†strong¬†evidence,‚Ä̬†Ronaldo¬†uttered¬†with¬†a¬†somewhat¬†downcast¬†tone. ‚ÄúI¬†had¬†suspected¬†that¬†might¬†be¬†the¬†case,¬†but¬†the¬†current situation¬†seems¬†to¬†be¬†in¬†our¬†favor,¬†no?‚Ä̬†Abigail¬†consoled¬†Ronaldo. ‚ÄúWe¬†didn‚Äôt¬†find¬†anything¬†conclusive,¬†but¬†we¬†did¬†discover¬†that¬†there¬†is¬†some¬†force¬†behind¬†Kelly.¬†It‚Äôs¬†force¬†that¬†isn‚Äôt¬†directly¬†connected¬†to¬†the¬†main¬†branch¬†of¬†the¬†Pearsons¬†but¬†has¬†significant¬†ties¬†to¬†their¬†collateral¬†branches,‚Ä̬†Ronaldo¬†continued. Abigail¬†contemplated¬†the¬†information.¬†In¬†prominent¬†families¬†like¬†the¬†Pearsons,¬†differences¬†between the¬†main¬†branch¬†and¬†collateral¬†branches¬†were¬†not¬†uncommon.¬†Many¬†families¬†faced¬†such¬†internal¬†divisions.¬† She¬†didn‚Äôt¬†want¬†to¬†get¬†involved¬†in¬†the¬†Pearsons‚Äė¬†disputes.¬†If¬†it¬†weren‚Äôt¬†for¬†Kelly¬†coming¬†from¬†afar¬†to¬†target¬†her,¬†she¬†wouldn‚Äôt¬†have¬†wanted¬†to¬†concern¬†herself¬†with¬†matters¬†that¬†had¬†nothing¬†to¬†do¬†with¬†her. ‚ÄúYou¬†should¬†be¬†aware¬†that¬†the¬†Pearsons¬†were¬†considering¬†a marriage¬†alliance¬†with¬†the¬†Davidsons,¬†right?¬†Originally,¬†if¬†their¬†missing¬†daughter¬†wasn‚Äôt¬†found,¬†they¬†would¬†pick¬†someone¬†from¬†the¬†collateral¬†branches¬†for¬†marriage.¬†But¬†her¬†return¬†dashed¬†the¬†hopes¬†of¬†the¬†daughters¬†from¬†the¬†collateral¬†families¬†marrying¬†into¬†the¬†Davidsons,‚Ä̬†Ronaldo¬†explained. Abigail¬†widened¬†her¬†eyes¬†when¬†she¬†heard¬†that.¬†‚ÄúThat¬†means¬†Kelly‚Äôs¬†presence¬†is¬†actually¬†a¬†threat¬†to¬†the¬†interests¬†of¬†the¬†collateral¬†branches.¬†They¬†won‚Äôt¬†support¬†her.¬†Instead,¬†they‚Äôll¬†try¬†to¬†deal¬†with¬†her¬†by¬†any¬†means¬†necessary.‚ÄĚ…

The Spare Wife Novel Sean and Abigail Chapter 283

Chapter¬†283¬†A¬†Complete¬†Victory Josh¬†felt¬†irritated¬†by¬†Eric‚Äôs¬†tone. ‚ÄúAren‚Äôt¬†we¬†friends?¬†How¬†can¬†you¬†be¬†mad¬†at¬†me¬†when¬†you¬†have¬†no¬†conclusive¬†evidence¬†that¬†it¬†was¬†Kelly¬†who¬†did¬†it?‚ÄĚ Josh¬†was¬†supportive¬†of¬†Eric¬†pursuing¬†Abigail.¬†However,¬†he¬†was¬†frustrated¬†at¬†Eric¬†because¬†he¬†was¬†accusing¬†Kelly¬†without¬†solid¬†proof,¬†all¬†for¬†Abigail‚Äôs¬†sake. Josh¬†was¬†his¬†closest¬†friend,¬†and¬†he¬†hoped¬†that,¬†in¬†addition¬†to¬†Eric‚Äôs¬†feelings¬†for¬†Abigail,¬†the¬†man¬†would¬†also¬†approach¬†this¬†situation¬†rationally,¬†especially¬†since¬†Kelly¬†was¬†Josh‚Äôs¬†sister. Eric‚Äôs¬†direct¬†suspicion¬†of¬†Kelly¬†seemed¬†to¬†disregard¬†his¬†feelings¬†as¬†a¬†friend. In¬†a¬†gold¬†tone,¬†Eric¬†said,¬†‚ÄúI‚Äôve¬†known¬†you¬†for¬†many¬†years,¬†and¬†I¬†trust¬†you.¬†But¬†I¬†don‚Äôt¬†know¬†Kelly,¬†so¬†I¬†have¬†no¬†reason¬†to¬†believe¬†her.¬†Shouldn‚Äôt¬†you¬†consider¬†the¬†time¬†you‚Äôve¬†known¬†her?¬†Just¬†tell¬†me Thav¬†if¬†she¬†knows¬†your¬†password.‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúHow¬†could¬†she¬†possibly¬†know¬†that?¬†Besides,¬†I¬†will¬†find¬†out¬†how¬†my¬†money¬†was¬†transferred¬†to¬†Abigail,‚Ä̬†Josh¬†explained. ‚ÄúI¬†trust¬†Abigail,¬†and¬†I‚Äôll¬†always¬†stand¬†by¬†her¬†side.‚Ä̬†Eric¬†declared his¬†determination¬†and¬†promptly¬†hung¬†up¬†the¬†phone. It¬†was¬†peaceful¬†and¬†quiet¬†at¬†L.Moon¬†Studio¬†throughout¬†the¬†morning.¬†However,¬†during¬†lunchtime,¬†Katie¬†published¬†a¬†post¬†on¬†Instagram. There¬†was¬†no¬†caption,¬†but¬†she¬†tagged¬†the¬†official¬†account¬†of¬†Pendorf¬†Police¬†Station¬†and¬†attached¬†photos¬†of¬†Chad¬†in¬†the¬†hospital,¬†along¬†with¬†a¬†medical¬†report¬†confirming¬†his¬†injuries.¬†His¬†eyes¬†were¬†swollen,¬†his¬†face¬†had¬†numerous¬†wounds,¬†and¬†he¬†had¬†a¬†cast¬†on¬†one¬†leg. This¬†post¬†stirred¬†up¬†a¬†significant¬†commotion. Abigail¬†frowned¬†as¬†she¬†clicked¬†on¬†it¬†and¬†saw¬†that¬†the¬†comments¬†were¬†filled¬†with conspiracy¬†theories. ‚ÄėKatie¬†has¬†been¬†renowned¬†in¬†the¬†jewelry¬†business¬†for¬†a¬†century.¬†Even if they¬†are¬†making¬†customized¬†jewelry¬†for¬†someone,¬†do¬†they¬†really¬†need¬†to¬†force¬†them¬†to¬†buy¬†pearls¬†from¬†someone¬†else?¬†Besides,¬†doesn‚Äôt¬†Katie¬†have¬†the¬†connections¬†and¬†resources¬†to¬†purchase¬†Tahitian¬†pearls?‚Äė ‚ÄėKatie¬†once¬†released¬†limited¬†edition jewelry¬†with¬†Tahitian¬†pearls.¬†Who¬†knows¬†how¬†much¬†of¬†what¬†Alana¬†wrote¬†is¬†true?¬†Moreover,¬†ever¬†since her studio¬†became¬†well‚Äďknown,¬†it‚Äôs¬†been¬†frequently¬†trending¬†online.¬†How¬†can¬†she¬†prove¬†her¬†innocence?‚Äė ‚ÄėLet‚Äôs¬†hope¬†the¬†netizens¬†stay¬†rational.¬†Even¬†if¬†Chad¬†appeared¬†overly¬†aggressive¬†in¬†the¬†video,¬†beating¬†someone¬†to¬†the¬†point¬†of¬†severe¬†injury¬†is¬†too¬†much,¬†isn‚Äôt¬†it?¬†Are¬†people¬†from¬†Pendorf¬†this¬†fierce?¬†I‚Äôm¬†scared¬†to¬†visit¬†the¬†studio¬†now¬†in¬†case¬†I¬†say¬†something¬†wrong¬†and¬†get¬†beaten.‚Äė Clearly,¬†there¬†were¬†sock¬†puppets¬†trying¬†to¬†shape¬†the¬†narrative. However,¬†Chad‚Äôs¬†injuries¬†were¬†real.¬†The¬†question¬†remained‚Äďwho¬†was¬†responsible¬†for¬†this¬†incident? Abigail¬†was¬†skeptical¬†of¬†someone,¬†but¬†she¬†couldn‚Äôt¬†be¬†sure. Faced¬†with¬†Katie‚Äôs¬†attempt¬†to¬†manipulate¬†the¬†situation,¬†Abigail¬†wasn‚Äôt¬†worried.¬†The¬†fact¬†that¬†Chad¬†wasn‚Äôt¬†causing¬†her¬†trouble¬†anymore¬†was¬†a¬†positive¬†development.¬†As¬†for¬†the¬†sock¬†puppets,¬†it¬†wouldn‚Äôt¬†affect¬†her.¬†After¬†all,¬†she¬†was¬†innocent,¬†and¬†any¬†investigation¬†would¬†only¬†prove¬†her innocence. ‚ÄúWill¬†this¬†have¬†any¬†impact¬†on¬†us?‚Ä̬†Abigail‚Äôs¬†assistant¬†expressed¬†concern,¬†her¬†face¬†filled¬†with¬†worry….

The Spare Wife Novel Sean and Abigail Chapter 282

Chapter¬†282¬†Crossing¬†the¬†Line After¬†giving¬†instructions¬†to¬†Cameron,¬†Sean¬†leaned¬†back¬†in¬†his¬†seat,¬†intending¬†to¬†take¬†a¬†short¬†nap.¬†As¬†such,¬†Cameron¬†adjusted¬†the¬†air¬†conditioning¬†to¬†a¬†slightly¬†higher¬†temperature. Ever¬†since¬†the¬†last¬†encounter¬†with¬†Abigail¬†at¬†the¬†bar,¬†Cameron¬†noticed¬†that¬†Sean¬†had started¬†experiencing¬†insomnia. Sean¬†didn‚Äôt¬†say¬†anything¬†about¬†it,¬†but¬†Cameron¬†knew¬†that¬†he¬†was¬†feeling¬†uneasy. Before¬†Sean¬†could¬†even¬†doze¬†off,¬†his¬†phone¬†rang. He¬†retrieved¬†it¬†from¬†his¬†pocket¬†and¬†noticed¬†that¬†it¬†was¬†a¬†call¬†from¬†Josh.¬†With¬†a¬†cold¬†snort,¬†he¬†tapped¬†on¬†the¬†answer¬†button¬†and¬†shut¬†his¬†eyes,¬†remaining¬†silent. ‚ÄúWhat‚Äôs¬†going¬†on¬†with¬†Chad?‚Ä̬†Josh‚Äôs¬†voice¬†was¬†cold¬†and¬†demanding¬†over¬†the¬†phone. With¬†a¬†lazy¬†tone,¬†Sean¬†replied,¬†‚ÄúHe‚Äôs¬†right¬†there¬†with¬†you.¬†Can‚Äôt¬†you¬†just¬†ask¬†him?‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúSean,¬†I‚Äôm¬†not¬†asking¬†what¬†Chad¬†did.¬†I‚Äôm¬†asking¬†why¬†you¬†sent¬†him¬†to¬†my¬†place?!‚Ä̬†Josh‚Äôs¬†anger¬†could¬†no¬†longer¬†be¬†contained¬†as¬†he¬†scolded¬†Sean.¬†‚ÄúNo¬†matter¬†how¬†dissatisfied¬†you¬†are¬†with¬†Kelly,¬†you¬†shouldn‚Äôt¬†be¬†sending¬†a¬†middle‚Äďaged¬†man¬†to¬†her¬†room!‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúWhy¬†would¬†I¬†be¬†dissatisfied¬†with¬†someone¬†I¬†have¬†no¬†connection¬†to?‚Ä̬†Sean¬†coldly¬†retorted,¬†his¬†tone¬†unmistakably¬†chilling. Josh¬†suddenly¬†fell¬†silent. ‚ÄúWe¬†should¬†mind¬†our¬†own¬†business,¬†and¬†if¬†we¬†can‚Äôt,¬†then¬†you might¬†want¬†to¬†look¬†into¬†who¬†crossed¬†the¬†line,‚Ä̬†Sean¬†uttered¬†indifferently¬†before¬†raising¬†his¬†hand¬†to¬†massage¬†his¬†throbbing¬†temples. ‚ÄúKelly¬†would¬†never¬†do¬†anything¬†to¬†hurt¬†Abigail.¬†There¬†must¬†be¬†a¬†misunderstanding.¬†You¬†acted¬†without¬†fully¬†understanding¬†the¬†situation.¬†What‚Äôs¬†going¬†to¬†happen¬†to¬†Kelly¬†in¬†the¬†future¬†because¬†of¬†this?‚Ä̬†Josh‚Äôs¬†tone¬†sounded¬†calmer¬†and¬†more¬†composed¬†when¬†he¬†spoke. Unable¬†to¬†hide¬†his¬†impatience,¬†Sean¬†clicked¬†his¬†tongue.¬†‚ÄúDo¬†I¬†need¬†to¬†understand¬†your¬†intentions¬†to¬†protect¬†your¬†sister?‚ÄĚ Josh¬†let¬†out¬†a¬†deep¬†breath.¬†‚ÄúI¬†understand¬†how¬†enraged¬†you¬†are¬†about¬†Chad¬†pressuring¬†Abigail¬†to¬†sell¬†the¬†pearls,¬†and¬†I‚Äôm¬†angry¬†about¬†it¬†too.¬†But¬†I¬†asked¬†Kelly,¬†and¬†she¬†told¬†me¬†she¬†didn‚Äôt¬†know¬†him.¬†Our¬†family¬†situation¬†is¬†also¬†somehow¬†complex.¬†If¬†someone¬†bullies¬†Abigail¬†in¬†the¬†future¬†using¬†Kelly‚Äôs¬†name,¬†you¬†can‚Äôt¬†handle¬†it¬†the¬†same¬†way¬†as¬†you¬†did¬†this¬†time.‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúI¬†have¬†no¬†interest¬†in¬†knowing¬†the¬†specifics¬†of¬†the¬†Pearsons.¬†As long¬†as¬†the¬†information¬†suggests¬†a¬†connection¬†with¬†her,¬†I¬†will¬†take¬†it¬†over.¬†Instead¬†of¬†making¬†demands,¬†you‚Äôd¬†better¬†hurry¬†up¬†and get¬†to¬†the¬†bottom¬†of¬†things,¬†Mr.¬†Pearson,‚Ä̬†Sean¬†suggested¬†with¬†a¬†blank¬†face¬†before¬†hanging¬†up. While¬†driving,¬†Cameron¬†asked¬†tentatively,¬†‚ÄúMr.¬†Pearson¬†seems¬†to¬†be¬†biased¬†after¬†finding¬†out¬†that¬†Mrs.¬†Graham¬†is¬†not¬†his¬†sister.‚ÄĚ Sean¬†opened¬†his¬†eyes,¬†but¬†his¬†expression¬†was¬†indifferent.¬†‚ÄúHis¬†initial¬†kindness¬†toward¬†Abigail¬†was¬†probably¬†based¬†on¬†the¬†assumption¬†that¬†she¬†was¬†a¬†member¬†of¬†the¬†Pearsons.¬†Now¬†that¬†she‚Äôs¬†not,¬†his¬†favoritism¬†will¬†naturally¬†fade.¬†It‚Äôs¬†just¬†human¬†nature¬†to¬†favor¬†one‚Äôs¬†own¬†family.‚ÄĚ After¬†Josh¬†hung¬†up¬†the¬†phone,¬†he¬†turned¬†around¬†to¬†find¬†Kelly¬†staring¬†at¬†him¬†with¬†reddened¬†eyes, He¬†quickly¬†walked¬†up¬†to¬†her¬†and¬†asked¬†out¬†of¬†concern,¬†‚ÄúWhat‚Äôs¬†wrong?‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúWhy¬†must¬†Sean¬†do¬†this¬†to¬†me?‚Ä̬†Her¬†eyes¬†were¬†filled¬†with¬†teary¬†innocence,¬†making¬†her¬†appear¬†pitiful. ‚ÄúHis¬†thoughts¬†have¬†always¬†been¬†hard¬†to¬†fathom,¬†and¬†he¬†isn‚Äôt¬†one¬†to¬†get¬†along¬†with¬†easily.¬†He¬†acts¬†according¬†to¬†his¬†own¬†whims and¬†won‚Äôt¬†even¬†think twice¬†about¬†it.¬†It‚Äôs¬†not¬†surprising¬†that¬†he¬†would¬†do¬†something¬†like¬†this,‚Ä̬†Josh¬†explained¬†in¬†a¬†soothing¬†tone. Lowering¬†her¬†eyes,¬†she¬†asked,¬†‚ÄúIs¬†he¬†like¬†this¬†with¬†everyone?‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúMore¬†or¬†less,‚Ä̬†he¬†responded.¬†Even¬†after¬†three¬†years¬†of¬†marriage,¬†it¬†wasn‚Äôt¬†until¬†their…

The Spare Wife Novel Sean and Abigail Chapter 281

Chapter¬†281¬†Analise‚Äôs¬†Secret Abigail¬†sat¬†silently¬†in¬†her¬†office,¬†listening¬†to¬†Katie‚Äôs¬†lawyer¬†without¬†saying¬†a¬†word. ‚ÄúMs.¬†Quinn,¬†we¬†shouldn‚Äôt¬†have¬†hard¬†feelings¬†in¬†business.¬†Posting¬†something¬†like¬†that¬†online¬†is¬†too¬†extreme.¬†By¬†doing¬†so,¬†you‚Äôre¬†damaging¬†his¬†reputation,¬†and¬†you‚Äôll¬†have¬†to¬†face¬†severe¬†consequences.¬†Moreover,¬†he¬†disappeared¬†without¬†a¬†trace¬†after¬†he¬†visited¬†your¬†home.¬†Can you¬†honestly¬†claim¬†that¬†you¬†have¬†no¬†involvement¬†in¬†this¬†matter?‚Ä̬†the¬†lawyer¬†continued¬†prodding. ‚ÄúAlana‚Äôs¬†lawyer¬†will¬†speak¬†to¬†you¬†later.¬†You¬†won‚Äôt¬†benefit¬†from¬†trying¬†to¬†explain¬†now!‚Ä̬†Abigail‚Äôs¬†assistant¬†replied¬†to¬†the¬†lawyer,¬†her¬†expression¬†stern. Instead¬†of¬†responding¬†to¬†the¬†assistant,¬†the¬†lawyer¬†continued,¬†‚ÄúMr.¬†Lancome‚Äôs¬†disappearance¬†could¬†benefit¬†your¬†online¬†blog¬†significantly.¬†Was¬†this¬†part¬†of¬†your¬†plan,¬†Ms. Quinn?‚ÄĚ Abigail¬†picked¬†up¬†her¬†teacup¬†elegantly,¬†took¬†a¬†sip,¬†and¬†even¬†yawned. Since¬†Katie¬†was¬†not¬†easy¬†to¬†deal¬†with,¬†Abigail¬†had¬†no¬†intention¬†of¬†saying¬†a¬†word¬†to¬†her¬†lawyer.¬†She¬†didn‚Äôt¬†want¬†to¬†fall¬†into¬†any¬†traps¬†during¬†their¬†conversation,¬†which¬†could¬†potentially¬†lead¬†to¬†her¬†having¬†to¬†pay¬†a¬†substantial¬†sum¬†to¬†Katie. Noticing¬†her¬†continued¬†silence,¬†the¬†lawyer¬†rubbed¬†his¬†temples. He¬†was¬†simmering¬†with¬†anger¬†as¬†he¬†whispered¬†to¬†Katie‚Äôs¬†vice¬†president,¬†‚ÄúWe¬†should¬†probably¬†wait¬†for¬†her¬†lawyer¬†to¬†arrive¬†since¬†she‚Äôs¬†not¬†willing¬†to¬†speak.‚ÄĚ Katie‚Äôs¬†vice¬†president,¬†who¬†happened¬†to¬†be¬†Chad‚Äôs¬†cousin,¬†Yaron¬†Lancome,¬†checked¬†his¬†watch¬†and¬†couldn‚Äôt¬†hold¬†back¬†any¬†longer.¬†‚ÄúMs.¬†Quinn,¬†we‚Äôre¬†all¬†in¬†this¬†business¬†to¬†make¬†a¬†living.¬†Going¬†to¬†court¬†won‚Äôt¬†be¬†in¬†anyone‚Äôs¬†interest.¬†We¬†will¬†carefully¬†consider¬†your¬†demands,¬†and¬†as¬†long¬†as¬†they¬†are¬†reasonable,¬†we¬†will¬†agree¬†to¬†them.‚ÄĚ Abigail‚Äôs¬†gaze¬†fell¬†on¬†his¬†relatively¬†gentle¬†face¬†as¬†she¬†responded¬†nonchalantly,¬†‚ÄúMr.¬†Lancome,¬†let‚Äôs¬†have¬†both¬†our¬†lawyers¬†handle¬†this¬†It‚Äôs¬†my¬†first¬†time¬†sitting¬†down¬†formally¬†to¬†discuss¬†a matte¬†lawsuit¬†with¬†someone,¬†so¬†it‚Äôs¬†quite¬†intimidating.‚ÄĚ Even¬†though¬†she¬†said¬†that,¬†there¬†was¬†no¬†hint¬†of¬†fear¬†in¬†her¬†demeanor. Yaron‚Äôs¬†l*ps¬†twitched,¬†and¬†his¬†brows¬†knitted¬†tightly¬†as¬†he¬†looked¬†at¬†Abigail.¬†Just¬†as¬†he¬†was¬†about¬†to ‚ÄúIn¬†that¬†case,¬†we¬†won‚Äôt¬†take¬†up¬†any¬†more¬†of¬†your speak,¬†Katie‚Äôs¬†lawyer yanked¬†his¬†sleeve slightly time,¬†Ms.¬†Quinn.‚ÄĚ With¬†that,¬†the¬†lawyer¬†pulled¬†Yaron¬†aside. A¬†group¬†of¬†over¬†a¬†dozen¬†people¬†in¬†suits¬†emerged¬†from¬†L.Moon,¬†shocking¬†passersby, who¬†looked¬†at¬†them¬†but¬†dared¬†not¬†approach. Yaron¬†walked¬†to¬†the¬†entrance¬†of¬†L.Moon and¬†turned¬†to¬†look¬†at¬†the¬†sign¬†hanging¬†outside¬†the studio.¬†His¬†face¬†darkened¬†as¬†he¬†muttered,¬†‚ÄúAlana¬†might¬†be¬†a¬†woman,¬†but¬†she‚Äôs¬†cunning!¬†How¬†dare¬†she¬†release¬†a¬†video¬†challenging¬†Katie¬†openly?¬†She¬†definitely¬†has¬†a¬†hidden¬†agenda.‚ÄĚ They¬†had¬†initially¬†come¬†here¬†today¬†to¬†intimidate¬†Abigail¬†into¬†seeking¬†reconciliation.¬†However,¬†they¬†ended¬†up¬†merely¬†sitting¬†with¬†her¬†for¬†half¬†an¬†hour.¬†She¬†sipped¬†water¬†and¬†yawned,¬†and¬†as¬†soon¬†as¬†their¬†lawyer¬†opened¬†his¬†mouth,¬†she¬†didn‚Äôt¬†even¬†bother¬†letting¬†out¬†a¬†squeak! It¬†made¬†them¬†feel¬†passive¬†and¬†afraid¬†to¬†say¬†anything¬†harsh¬†or¬†speak¬†bluntly¬†for¬†fear¬†of¬†causing¬†a¬†loophole.¬†They¬†feared that¬†she¬†might¬†catch¬†onto¬†something¬†to¬†use¬†against¬†them¬†in¬†her¬†tweet….