Red Glove (Curse Workers #2)

Red Glove (Curse Workers #2)


Genres: FantasyYoung Adult

Status: Full

Updated date: 21:25:30 12/08/2022

Description "Red Glove (Curse Workers #2)"

CHAPTER ONE I DON’T KNOW WHETHER it’s day or night when the girl gets up to leave. Her minnow silver dress swishes against the tops of her thighs like Christmas tinsel as she opens the hotel door. I struggle to remember her name. “So you’ll tell your father at the consulate about me?” Her lipstick is smeared across her cheek. I should tell her to fix it, but my self-loathing is so great that I hate her along with myself. “Sure,” I say. My father never worked at any consulate. He’s not paying girls a hundred grand a pop to go on a goodwill tour of Europe. I’m not a talent scout for America’s Next Top Model. My uncle doesn’t manage U2. I haven’t inherited a chain of hotels. There are no diamond mines on my family land in Tanzania. I have never been to Tanzania. These are just a few of the stories my mother has spent the summer spinning for a string of blond girls in the hope that they’ll make me forget Lila. They don’t. I look up at the ceiling. I keep on staring at it until I hear my mother start to move in the adjoining room. Mom got out of jail a couple months back. After school let out she relocated us both to Atlantic City, where we’ve