From the author: Julian Pepper just turns thirty. Naive to the inner desires of men, Julian encounters someone at T.G.I. Friday's who makes her rethink her level of trust.
It was a Saturday night, so Julian put on her best Hawaiian shirt and met her buddy, (also handsomely clad in a nearly identical Hawaiian shirt), at the local TGI Friday’s.
“You leaving him for good?” Cecilia asked over the bar, double-dipping her pretzel into the beer cheese.
“Yup. This is it,” Julian replied. She really meant it too. “I mean, I have the job, I have the money, no reason not to now. Before, it didn’t make sense to leave. I wasn’t prepared to be on my own. Financially, nothing...