By Lisi Harrison
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Lo siento,” Isobel apologize-shrugged as the Alfa sped off. “Well, now you have plenty of time to get settled,” Marina said, leading the two ditched girls into the foyer. Alicia’s Miu Miu wedges echoed off the orange terra cotta floor tiles as she entered the beautiful Spansion. Leafy green plants overflowed out of shiny copper vases like fat stomachs in tight jeans. The tall white walls were sparsely covered with framed paintings, mostly of fruit and wine bottles, and rustic wooden pews stood in various corners—possibly so elderly visitors could rest after trekking though the spacious house.
First ditched, now duped, Alicia missed the comfort and security of the Pretty Committee more than she ever had. What was she supposed to do now? Join their mini mosh pit? Por fah-vor! She hadn’t even been formally introduced. Thankfully Isobel noticed Alicia’s awkward, I’m-having-fun-even-though-I’m being-ignored smile and stepped in. ” She tapped the three sandy-haired boys on their heads. “They’re triplets. ” The boys seemed high-school age, with their semi- stubbly cheeks and confident grimaces.
But it was quite another thing to hear it from her own flesh and blood. And no self-respecting alpha would stand for it. The old Alicia would have admitted defeat and resigned herself to a summer of cheering on her cousins while she envy-watched from the sidelines. But the new Alicia was going to fight for her rightful place in the Spalpha kingdom. And she was going to win. ” Alicia pressed. The twins nodded, barely noticing as the porter sneaked up behind them, reclaimed his cart, and sped off.