At The Raleigh (Niki & Gerald Go Out for Drinks)

Chapter 49 In an upscale restaurant overlooking Santa Monica Bay, I’m standing behind a long table. Every seat is filled with PICU nurses, and staff from other departments celebrating Kris’s bridal shower. Above the chatter and laughter, Kris holds up a scanty piece of lacy lingerie, a gift inciting a round of cell phone photos […]

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You Remember What Night Shift’s Like (Niki & Kris Talk)

Chapter 48  The following morning, I gave report to Kris, beginning with what I hoped she would interpret as an apology, “Kris, I just want to say again that I’m really happy about your engagement. You must be super excited about going on tour with Spider.” She smiled, and then added shrewdly, “Thanks Niki, but […]

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