Capture a Shadow
by Leigh Michaels
Published by Leigh Michaels at Smashwords
Copyright 2010 Leigh Michaels
First published 1986
All rights reserved
Cover illustration copyright 2010 Michael W. Lemberger
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Shelby had never before seen the Old Man so angry, and it frightened her.
As Bob Jonas paced down the office towards the chair where she huddled, Shelby Stuart tried to talk herself out of that unreasoning fear. He isn’t going to strike me, she thought. So he’s red-faced, and swearing with a fluency I would never have suspected him capable of. I’m not exactly a lightweight myself. It takes more than one irritable man to scare me.
But as he leaned over her chair to shake a well-manicured fingernail in her face, Shelby shrank back into the deep upholstery. She cursed the primitive instinct of self-preservation that had made her flinch and tried to regain her position.