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To my Mom. For being there to listen, plot, plan, praise, and love. This one’s for you.
Valentine’s Day, 2011
The moment she rolled over, Johanna regretted last night.It wasn’t just the bright light stabbing through her window andstraight into her eyes. It wasn’t even the poundingheadache that made her fairly certain she’d drunk the entirecontents of the bar last night. Hell, it wasn’t even that it wasValentine’s Day, the entire reason she and her friends had