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“Of course I am,” Linarial joked. “You almost had me! And remember to make an appointment with David over at The Mane Attraction to get your hair done for the party. I love you in an updo. He’s the best. Tell him I sent you.” Linarial put the two dresses back in her closet and made that hair appointment with David. Her cell was ringing. It was Reed again. “I wanted to know if you’d like to meet me over at the Campbell’s Lake House this evening? I have a showing and I know you love those houses over in that area.” “I’d love to! I’ve heard legends about that lake behind the house— very intriguing.” “Well, I’m leaving that legend out of my presentation tonight. I don’t want to scare off any prospective buyers. The Jensons appear to be motivated buyers. Please don’t mention it,” Reed stated firmly. “I wouldn’t dream of it. Just let me know the time and I’ll see you tonight.” Reed hung up and thought about Linarial’s interests and how they were such a sharp contrast from his own. He came from a large family as Linarial only had her Aunt Mavis whom she lived with. She never knew her father and her mother died from pneumonia when she was nine years old. Her aunt had told her she was named after a rare flower belonging to the Snapdragon family. That always made her feel special. Since early childhood, she loved the outdoors and had a natural talent for caring for plants and flowers. *** Reed, however, enjoyed the party scene, expensive clothes, fast cars, and travel. Being born in the small town of Mt. Gilead, Ohio seemed exciting to a child, but now that he had made a name for himself in the real estate world, he was expanding to other areas in