Jessi sentence example

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  • Jessi staggered under the grocery bags filling her arms.
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  • "Wake your sister up," Jessi called.
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  • Jessi put everything away then glanced at the clock.
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  • "I pulled a twelve hour shift, and you guys aren't supposed to leave the house without telling me," Jessi snapped.
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  • Alarm was starting to form within Jessi.
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  • "Yeah, I don't remember sitting down," Jessi sighed.
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  • Jessi, this is Laurie again, the nurse overseeing your cousin's care.
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  • Jessi's worry turned to panic.
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  • Where are your keys, Jessi?
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  • "They didn't," Jessi said.
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  • Jessi's head was spinning too much for her to register much of the world.
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  • Jessi was reminded of the last time she saw the mother of the cousins, a day before her death.
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  • The similarities between the girl's appearance and the memory of her deceased mother made Jessi nauseous.
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  • Jessi screamed at herself silently.
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  • Jessi was crying by the time she reached her cousin.
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  • Jessi hugged her the best she could, relieved, and stepped back.
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  • Jessi smoothed the hair away from her face.
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  • Brandon clutched his hands together across from Jessi, as if wanting to hug his sister but unwilling to make such a gesture.
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  • "Jessi Campbell?" a nurse asked from the doorway.
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  • Jessi hesitated then left her cousins, assured Ashley was relatively okay and Brandon was with her.
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  • I didn't get your message until this morning, Jessi said lamely.
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  • Jessi's heart felt like it stopped.
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  • Jessi wanted to scream.
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  • If it was up to them, the kids would be in a foster home, a fate Jessi found unconscionable.
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  • Jessi wasn't expecting that.
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  • Jessi grimaced, aware that such treatment involved multiple shots.
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  • "Not a housecat" she said at Jessi's blank look "more like a bobcat.
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  • One side of Jessi's lips curled up.
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  • Jessi didn't say what she wanted, that prissy Ashley wasn't the type to roam the streets with thugs.
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  • "I don't watch much television," Jessi said, anxious to get back to her cousin.
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  • Jessi gritted her teeth and forced a smile.
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  • "Sure, I …" Jessi glanced towards the bed.
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  • Jessi released a deep breath.
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  • Jessi recognized the wall the teen girl threw up.
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  • Jessi crossed to the wardrobe the same color white as the walls and opened it.
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  • Her eyes flickered to Jessi, who couldn't quite read the expression on her face.
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  • Jessi, this is Jonny.
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  • The awkward silence made Jessi antsy.
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  • Jessi went to the door, crossing her arms at the weird charge around the kid named Jonny.
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  • Jessi waited to see if she'd wake up instead of standing in the hallway, being threatened by a kid a little older than Brandon.
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  • Jessi turned towards the door, ready to leave him in the hallway so she could lock herself and Ashley in the room.
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  • Fed up, Jessi opened her mouth to warn him off one last time before she decked him.
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  • Jessi froze, not completely connecting with the fact she stood in a place unlike the coastal southern California area.
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  • Jessi faced the youth again and stepped away from him, his energy adding to her distress.
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  • Despite the surreal experience, Jessi saw something in his face that reminded her of the cousins.
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  • Jonny turned to face the person Jessi hadn't heard arrive.
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  • Jessi resisted the urge to move away.
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  • Jessi blinked, staring at the space where he'd been.
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  • Startled, Jessi almost laughed.
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  • Jessi closed her eyes and took it.
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  • With another curt nod, Jessi opened the door and went into Ashley's room.
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  • The idea that someone hurt Ashley to get to her made Jessi feel guiltier.
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  • Plastering on a smile, Jessi crossed to her and hugged her hard enough that Ashley objected.
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  • Jessi was relieved to hear the girl's exasperated sigh.
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  • Ashley was okay, and Jessi would do anything to keep her that way, even if it meant robbing some stranger named Xander.
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  • Jessi rang the doorbell four times, nervously pacing in front of the closed door.
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  • Jessi didn't want to know what that meant.
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  • Don't drink the wine and don't let the cat in X's room, Jessi read aloud.
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  • Jessi set down the device, aware she was there for a reason.
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  • Jessi didn't believe it, until she saw his bedroom.
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  • Frustrated already, Jessi returned to her rules.
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  • Jessi entered and looked around, recalling she couldn't find anything in the dark room without a flashlight.
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  • Jessi reached under the bed to try to grab it.
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  • Sighing, Jessi tried tapping the ground, waving her fingers, even using her ponytail to try to lure the cat out.
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  • After another five minutes of sweet-talking, Jessi was ready to give up.
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  • Jessi pressed the meat of her palms to her eyes and calmed herself.
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  • Jessi held her breath as it went to the food dish and began eating.
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  • In the split second before the cat ducked under the bed, Jessi was aware of the man's size and intense gaze.
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  • Jessi looked at him again, taking in the thick form and gaze so direct and piercing, it was almost hostile.
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  • Jessi whirled to see the cat huddled over its bowl of food.
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  • I'm Jessi, by the way.
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  • Jessi knelt beside the cat.
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  • Jessi nuzzled the cat and glanced at him.
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  • Jessi walked into the kitchen and set the cat's bowls on the floor along with the cat.
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  • Overly aware of his intent scrutiny, Jessi tried to act normal as she pulled a paring knife free from the block of sleek knives and sliced through the lemon.
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  • Jessi had no idea what it was with this guy.
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  • The woman in his condo said her name was Jessi.
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  • I've got three women, one Jessi and two Jessica's, in their mid-twenties.
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  • Are you certain Jessi is her real name?
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  • He grabbed it as he strode towards the door and saw Jessi had anticipated him.
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  • Cat sat at the top of the stairs overlooking the main floor, as if to tell him where Jessi was.
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  • He assumed Jessi was trying not to let someone in.
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  • As before, even seeing her, his extra senses didn't identify anyone stood before him until he was within three feet of Jessi.
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  • A quick peek into her mind informed him that April Madera – the personal assistant Ingrid hired – was storming off while the Natural Jessi remained.
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  • Jessi was on her tiptoes, peeking through the peephole.
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  • Jessi faced him and pressed her back to the door to keep him from opening it, gazing up at him.
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  • A few moments later, he heard the sounds of groggy protest as Jessi roused his dinner and led her out of the apartment.
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  • When Jessi tripped his senses, he tensed so quickly, he nearly leapt out of his seat.
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  • Jessi pulled away again.
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  • They had the technology to track someone like Jessi.
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  • "I can't take it anymore," Jessi said a few minutes later.
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  • Jessi was breathless when she reappeared at the top of the stairs.
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  • At least something about Jessi was normal.
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  • Jessi was shaken by the interaction.
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  • Jessi said nothing to the cousins and only took the note after the goon at her door hurt her arm.
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  • Jessi was starting to feel … trapped.
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  • Ingrid referenced documents she emailed the woman who was supposed to be here, documents Jessi had no access to.
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  • Jessi glanced towards his bedroom, not about to knock on his door to see if he was ready.
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  • Jessi eyed the phone, realizing there were five voice messages already this morning, along with a few texts.
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  • Jessi wiped her eyes and set the phone down.
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  • Jessi followed him onto the balcony.
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  • Jessi rubbed her cheeks, already stressed out and biting her tongue to keep from snapping at him.
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  • A word to the wise: She's expecting to hear from April, not Jessi.
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  • Jessi's heart leapt, but she forced herself not to react.
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  • With another glance towards the porch, Jessi started down the hallway.
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  • The quietness with which he spoke made Jessi feel bad for asking.
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  • Jessi paused, not expecting a response.
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  • Jessi tried not to look away, unwilling to back down.
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  • Temper, Jessi! she berated herself, aware of what happened if she pissed him off.
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  • "As ready as he'll ever be," Jessi answered.
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  • Jessi watched her, blown away by the perfect beauty and her small entourage.
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  • Jessi closed the door behind them.
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  • Go ahead and make yourselves at home down here, Jessi said, indicating the formal living room.
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  • Jessi fumbled with the lobster clasp on the black cord necklace, completely shaken by his size and heat.
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  • Jessi stepped aside to let Xander deal with the gorgeous woman, hoping Toni made him as uncomfortable as he did her upstairs.
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  • Jessi rolled her eyes.
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  • Jessi made a mental note to look up who exactly Xander was.
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  • Jessi led him up the stairs to the kitchen, not caring what Xander said about staying where he could see her.
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  • "Wow. He was one of my favorite action heroes growing up," Jessi said.
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  • Jessi started to laugh then realized the handsome man was serious.
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  • Jessi ducked back from the railing and retrieved a cup of coffee.
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  • Jessi made her own cup of coffee and went to the railing.
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  • Xander stood and disappeared from Jessi's view while Toni fussed.
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  • Jessi's attention was on Gerry, who was smiling politely while his jaw ticked.
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  • She wanted to commiserate with the horse's assistant, who seemed as awkward in his role as Jessi felt in hers.
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  • Jessi was caught in his strange spell for a moment.
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  • Jessi glared at him.
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  • Jessi gazed up at him, goose-bumps forming on her arms as she recalled what she'd felt with his hands on her hips earlier.
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  • The dazed woman Jessi led out of his bed in the morning had murmured about what he did.
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  • Jessi tried not to listen but wasn't able to shake the vision of the dreamy look on the woman's face as she relived the night.
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  • Jessi poured herself more coffee, eyes going to the blank iPad calendar.
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  • Jessi sighed, uncertain how to answer.
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  • "I didn't really have a choice," Jessi said when Gerry joined her.
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  • "They're perfect for each other," Jessi said, glimpsing Toni posing provocatively for Xander while Laurencio snapped pics.
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  • "Fetch, Ger," Jessi whispered to him.
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  • The clicking of the camera drew Jessi's attention.
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  • I'm not going to last two days, Jessi grated to herself.
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  • Jessi stopped to take off her sandals as she trailed them onto the beach.
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  • Jessi and Gerry stopped to watch as Laurencio's assistant set up a tripod.
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  • Jessi saw what Toni saw, but she wasn't going to drop at Xander's feet.
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  • Jessi wasn't able to figure out how Jonny, Xander and Gerry were connected, except that they had to be.
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  • Jessi studied Xander's body once more, forced to admit that the man had the perfect combination of rugged beauty and flawless form.
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  • Jessi stifled a laugh.
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  • Jessi's mouth was agape at the erotic poses Laurencio called for them to do.
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  • Jessi wondered if she was the only one who heard Xander, which made no sense, considering the photographer stood between her and the massive man.
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  • Jessi covered her mouth but ended up faking an outburst of coughs to keep from laughing out loud.
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  • "Jessi's got that look," Xander prompted.
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  • Jessi's got that look.
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  • Laurencio, however, was looking at Jessi.
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  • "Tell your photographer no," Jessi shot back.
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  • Toni gave Jessi a triumphant look.
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  • Gerry caught Jessi's eye.
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  • Gerry mouthed the words to Jessi then added for her ears only, "I'll take you to lunch tomorrow, if you do it."
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  • Toni looked her over in irritation as Jessi walked towards Laurencio.
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  • Jessi forced herself to keep smiling.
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  • Jessi refused to flinch.
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  • Laurencio stepped back and was alternately gazing at Toni and Jessi through a box he made out of his hands.
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  • "You're both right," he declared with enough self-importance that Jessi wanted to scream.
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  • "Whorish," Jessi supplied with a sweet smile.
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  • Laurencin's assistant took Jessi's arm before she could see how red Toni's face turned.
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  • "Total fan girl moment," Jessi said.
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  • Jessi pretended to take her time settling on the sand, struggling to recall what Gerry said the name of Xander's show was.
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  • The last pose with Toni was far too …intimate for Jessi's taste.
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  • Jessi flushed, cursing him under her breath.
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  • Aware he was trying to make her uncomfortable, Jessi refused to meet his gaze as he settled between her legs.
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  • Jessi looked at him, perplexed as to how Laurencio heard him from the ten feet separating them.
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  • "So he does what you say," Jessi said.
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  • Pretend it hasn't been five years since you've gotten laid, Jessi, and relax.
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  • "Hey, pretend it hasn't been five years since you've gotten laid, Jessi, and relax," Toni taunted.
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  • Jessi hissed at Xander.
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  • Jessi's focus returned to Xander.
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  • Jessi felt Xander's heartbeat against her chest.
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  • Jessi felt his teeth sink into her neck, confused when there was no pain beyond the initial puncture.
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  • Jessi fought back whatever spell was trying to engulf her.
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  • Jessi's lips parted, but the words she wanted to say were stuck in her throat.
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  • He was manipulating Laurencio and Toni like puppets, but Jessi was beyond him.
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  • Jessi pulled at her arms again and squirmed beneath him.
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  • The Guardian irritated Xander, more so because Jessi had smiled and laughed with him earlier.
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  • Jessi pulled her legs out from between Xander's thighs and stood, refusing to look at him.
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  • He was hungry after the stimulation of Jessi's refusal to bend to his will.
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  • Jessi wasn't about to cave to his appetite, but Toni was almost begging.
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  • "Jessi, have lunch with Gerry today," he said without looking up.
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  • Jessi didn't acknowledge him at all.
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  • While appealing, it would ruin his chances to figure out what Jessi was hiding.
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  • Jessi's hands shook from the fire in her blood.
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  • Jessi grabbed Gerry's arm and slammed the front door behind them, marching through the hallway in a combination of disgust and envy.
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  • Jessi hurried into the apartment building.
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  • Jessi hesitated once more then ascended.
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  • Jessi set the cat down, uncertain if she was scared or furious.
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  • Jessi strode to her waiting car and threw herself into the driver's seat.
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  • Jessi smiled in response.
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  • Jessi thought hard of some way to keep Jonny off her back long enough for her to make a break for it with the kids.
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  • Jessi hurried inside, heart pounding, not at ease until all four locks of her apartment door were securely in place.
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  • Jessi shook her head and went to the tiny kitchen.
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  • Irritated she was too flustered to leave it, Jessi searched until she found hers.
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  • Jessi started towards Brandon's to tell him to pack or hide.
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  • Jessi waited, uncertain why the troubled look on the crazy teen's face still got to her, even knowing what she did about him.
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  • Jessi, let me get one thing straight.
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  • Jessi, did he tell you?
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  • "Yeah. Sounds fun," Jessi forced herself to say.
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  • I'll start dinner in a few minutes, Jessi managed.
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  • "Stay away from her," Jessi snapped.
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  • Jessi watched him go, fear seizing her chest as she realized how dangerous he was.
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  • Tears forming, Jessi sank into her couch, eyes on the photo of her and the two teens she was supposed to be taking care of.
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  • "I don't want you talking to that kid," Jessi said.
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  • Jessi bit her tongue, not wanting to get into a pissing match with her cousin.
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  • Jessi crossed to the kitchen to start dinner for her cousins, mind on how she was going to get out of this mess, if she wasn't able to get the necklace.
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  • Sofi indirectly confirmed something he didn't want to acknowledge: Jessi was in his life for more than one reason.
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  • Jessi arrived fifteen minutes early the next day, in case Xander or Ingrid called in a substitute after she quit.
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  • Jessi waited for him to tell her to leave or worse.
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  • Jessi glared at the back of his head.
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  • Jessi shook her as the woman faded into sleep again.
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  • Jessi started to reach for her own before she winced at the pain.
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  • Time to go home, Jessi said.
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  • Jessi turned away and waited for her to dress.
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  • Jessi peered through the peephole.
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  • Jessi shook her head and went upstairs.
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  • Jessi didn't want to guess why he sounded pissed by the fact she made three trips instead of one.
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  • Jessi went to his bedroom and made the bed with speed bred from routine then began feeling around the strange darkness for drawers.
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  • Jessi went to the porch and automatically reached over him with her dominant hand.
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  • Jessi said nothing and reached across with her left arm to take the coffee.
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  • Jessi went to the kitchen and got herself a mug then returned to the porch and sat down in the chair with its back to the blonde on the beach.
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  • Surprised he backed down, Jessi would've relaxed, if her body wasn't on edge.
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  • Not about to get caught up in his games, Jessi rose with her coffee and started into the apartment.
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  • Jessi moved her fingers and hands, testing her arm.
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  • Jessi studied him briefly, sensing his mood darken, as it had yesterday when she mentioned dating Gerry.
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  • Jessi debated answering then stalked into the apartment, ignoring him.
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  • No doubt Xander appreciated the half-nude woman on his iPad, but Jessi didn't.
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  • Determined to swap it out for a picture of a horse or something bland, Jessi poured herself another cup of coffee and snatched the iPad, settling on the couch within view of the porch.
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  • Jessi stared at the picture, a chill working through her.
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  • Jessi closed her mouth.
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  • Jessi didn't fight him, suspecting he wanted her to.
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  • Jessi tried to sit up, but he held her in place by wrapping his other arm around her shoulders.
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  • Jessi rose and left the porch.
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  • Jessi faced him and stopped.
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  • Jessi shook her head.
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  • Xander slid into the passenger seat, and Jessi fumbled with the seat controls until she was satisfied.
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  • Jessi had never felt more a part of a car as she did this one.
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  • Jessi trailed him into the back of the bookstore.
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  • Jessi watched the awkward exchange from a small distance away.
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  • "This is Wednesday," Xander said, motioning to Jessi.
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  • Jessi wasn't certain if she should be laughing or horrified by the fawning women.
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  • "'Bout time," Jessi mumbled as she took up standing behind Xander.
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  • "That's so lame," Jessi said.
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  • I love him, Jessi.
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  • Xander glanced back at Jessi.
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  • "I guess he always was a little -" The phone was snatched out of Jessi's hand.
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  • Xander. Jessi is my personal assistant.
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  • Jessi covered her mouth, willing him not to say anything stupid to her delicate cousin.
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  • Jessi pushed at him to get to the phone.
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  • Jessi texted Ashley not to come, suspecting it was too late.
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  • Frustrated, Jessi sat and stared into space, trying to come up with a plan.
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  • Jessi retreated behind the counter, placed the coffee in front of him and sat behind him.
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  • Jessi roused herself and checked the time.
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  • Disappointed he wasn't concerned, Jessi left the bookstore.
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  • She brightened as Jessi appeared.
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  • "Let's grab some food," Jessi said.
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  • "Trust me, he's an ass," Jessi said.
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  • Please, Jessi, can we meet him first?
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  • "I don't want you meeting him at all," Jessi said.
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  • "It's a temporary gig," Jessi said.
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  • The teen continued to argue as to why she should meet Xander while Jessi neatly countered every argument.
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  • "There's no such thing," Jessi lied.
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  • Jessi stopped to grab Xander's coffee then walked with Ashley out of the mall an hour after they arrived.
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  • "But he said –" "Jessi."
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  • The low voice made Jessi turn.
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  • I'll be happy to stay and chat, Jessi said with a deep breath.
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  • "Go to the car, Ashley," Jessi told her cousin.
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  • Ashley looked ready to refuse, but Jessi pushed her with a stern glare.
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  • Jessi watched her cousin walk away then break into a run as she crossed the street and headed towards the bookstore.
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  • Dread sinking into her stomach, Jessi obeyed, the other thugs trailing her.
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  • Jessi crossed her arms, sensing they wanted more than a date and time from her.
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  • Suddenly, Jessi wondered if she was going to make it home.
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  • Jessi panicked as the guy holding her whipped out a knife.
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  • Immobilized, Jessi watched the guy she kicked move closer, knife raised.
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  • She flung her arms around Jessi.
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  • "Yeah," Jessi managed, hugging her cousin.
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  • Jessi glimpsed Xander's eyes as they flared red.
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  • "Oh, yes he is," Jessi said with a laugh that carried a hysterical edge.
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  • "Yeah," Ashley said in a dreamy voice that made Jessi want to lecture her.
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  • She pried away from Jessi, who didn't want to let her go.
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  • Jessi almost begged her cousin not to leave her alone with Xander, whose direct gaze hadn't left her.
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  • Ashley hurried away, and Jessi hugged herself.
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  • This isn't a game, Jessi.
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  • Jessi breathed him in deeply.
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  • Jessi wasn't certain how to respond.
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  • Rendered breathless, Jessi wasn't certain she'd be able to stand on her own, if he walked away too fast.
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  • "It's not what it looks like," Jessi said.
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  • Jessi settled into the passenger seat, her seatbelt barely on when Xander throttled the car out of the parking lot.
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  • "Xander doesn't date," Jessi replied promptly.
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  • Jessi stared at him.
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  • Jessi twisted, unable to see the picture.
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  • Jessi, you look so pretty!
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  • Xander ignored Jessi's glare.
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  • Jessi, you'll be famous!
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  • Jessi stared out the window.
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  • Jessi said nothing as they entered the elevator.
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  • Jessi wanted to cry.
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  • She didn't want to, but Jessi showed up precisely at eight the next morning.
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  • Jessi looked away, beyond confused about what to feel or do.
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  • "You're in over your head, Jessi," he said.
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  • Jessi's eyes closed at the sensation of his soft lips, hot mouth and the rough stubble that teased her sensitive skin.
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  • Jessi fought the sensations, not wanting to lose control, especially to him.
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  • Dazed, Jessi's eyes opened.
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  • Jessi braced herself against the counter, not certain she was able to stand on her own.
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  • Jessi realized she was glaring at them.
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  • Sorry. I'm Jessi, his personal assistant.
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  • The sip from Jessi was satisfying but not nearly enough.
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  • Dressed in shorts and a snug T-shirt, Jessi shot him a glare as she led his guests in.
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  • As soon as Jessi crossed outside of three feet, she disappeared from his senses.
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  • Her cousin can Travel and has a knack for weapons she's hiding from Jessi.
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  • If Jonny planted Jessi, how did he know about the necklace?
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  • Jessi brought in a tray of coffee.
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  • "With some people, the truth is too scary," Jessi said.
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  • Jessi's glare was on him.
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  • Oblivious to her danger, Jessi's eyes dropped to her phone.
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  • The idea of Jessi belonging to someone else was unappealing.
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  • He was starving, teased by the snack-sized drink he'd taken from Jessi.
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  • Despite being over six feet tall, Charles was no more of an obstacle than Jessi's small body.
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  • Xander didn't feel the need to be gentle with Charles as he was with Jessi and the other girls.
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  • Any chance they want what Jessi wants?
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  • He and Jessi alone would be able to tolerate the crystal's magic without being killed.
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  • By Jule's tone, he suspected Xander wasn't going to let Jessi go.
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  • Xander knew this, but he didn't want Jessi in his world.
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  • Jessi glanced over her shoulder at Gerry as she started up the stairs.
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  • Jessi watched Xander move for a moment, unable to shake the sense there was more to him than she was able to understand.
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  • Jessi moved up the beach far enough she was able to sit and watch.
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  • Jessi watched Gerry strip off his shirt to reveal a lean, athletic frame and faced Xander.
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  • Jessi looked from him to Gerry.
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  • Jessi looked away, gaze settling on Xander once more.
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  • Jessi straightened up the kitchen then went to Xander's bedroom.
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  • Jessi texted Ashley and Brandon to contact her right away then retreated into the apartment and paced.
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  • Jessi retreated to the kitchen when they entered, glancing at her phone every few minutes.
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  • Jessi was rubbing her face, distraught.
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  • Jessi's eyes went to the clock on the microwave.
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  • Jessi groaned, her head resting against his chest in what he took as reluctant agreement.
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  • Jessi studied him for a brief moment.
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  • It was directed as much at Jessi as at the Black God for sending someone innocent to do his dirty work.
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  • The mess with Jessi was bothering him, just like the stealthy Others tracking him.
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  • Jessi's cheerful voice preceded her entrance into the three foot sphere where he was able to sense her.
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  • "C'mere, Jessi," he growled, suspecting he knew how the one-night stands got invited to dinner.
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  • Jessi planted her hands on his chest and tried to push him.
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  • Jessi's body was supple and relaxed in his arms, her gray eyes wide and her features flushed.
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  • Jessi refused to look at him as she grabbed her purse and left.
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  • The next morning, Jessi left her apartment scared.
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  • Jessi went up the stairs and paused to stroke the purring cat.
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  • Restless, Jessi sent it then grabbed a book from Xander's library.
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  • She was casually dressed, her gorgeous face emotionless as she gazed at Jessi.
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  • "Jessi. Xander's assistant," she said and rose.
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  • Jessi raised her eyebrows.
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  • Maybe it was her gaze, too direct to be friendly, or the fact Jessi didn't hear the newcomer enter.
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  • She was gone in ten minutes, smiling at Jessi on her way out.
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  • Jessi followed her down the stairs and locked the door.
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  • Jessi didn't know what to say.
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  • Jessi rubbed her face with a frustrated growl.
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  • Jessi stared at him in surprise.
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  • Jessi glanced at him.
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  • Jessi hesitated a moment longer before finally saying, "Okay, but if I get fed up, I throw up the boundary."
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  • Jessi almost told him to go to hell except that, right now, she was almost having fun for the first time in years.
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  • Jessi wasn't sure what to say for a long moment.
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  • Jessi almost growled in frustration.
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  • Jessi waited for more.
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  • Jessi drove to the mall, relieved he hadn't said her house.
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  • Jessi waited for him to turn, but he kept walking.
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  • Jessi sighed and put her phone away, at a loss as to what to do in any part of her life.
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  • "Do I really have to repeat myself, Jessi?" he demanded.
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  • Jessi's eyes remained on her cousins.
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  • Ashley's face was glowing, and Jessi suspected her connection to Xander was helping her find friends at school.
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  • Jessi looked up at the speaker, stunned by the tall brunette with a body Jessi would kill for.
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