In a Lonely Place on 01-05-2019

She’s not flinching. He’s kept her waiting. She’s not about to giggle or bat eyelashes. No, she’ll see his poker face and double it. Here she is in the novel: “The girl didn’t move for a moment. She stood in his way and looked him over slowly, from crown to toe. The way a man looked over a woman, not the reverse…. After she’d finished looking him over, she gave him a small insolent smile. As if he were a dolt, not Dix Steele.”