Candice crossed her arms and paced back and forth. “This feels wrong, and it stinks. How much clothing did Clint take?”
Griff met her gaze and shook his head. “He didn’t take anything except Phoenix and Fern, his wallet, and phone.”
“He didn’t—?” She blew out a breath. “What about his car? You do know the license plate number, right?”
“Yes, but….” Griff stopped chewing. “He didn’t take his car either.”
“Is it in your name?”
“No. It’s not,” Griff said. He finished the bagel. His brain was working better. Twisting around, he picked up the coffee.
“Why the hell would he leave and not take his car, then?” Candice stopped and stared at him. “This really doesn’t feel right.”
“Yeah, I know. But I can’t exactly organize a manhunt for my boyfriend. Hell, reporting him missing isn’t likely to do much good either. We had a fight the night before I came home to find him gone. We haven’t had sex in, I don’t know, a few months and… you know as well as I do what people will think. Domestic dispute. My partner packed up and left.” Griff didn’t mean to erupt in front of Candice the way he had. “Except he didn’t pack a damn thing and either walked off or called someone to pick them up. And I can’t prove a goddamn thing!”
When Candice went to his office door and called two other people in, then shut the door behind them, Griff realized he’d been yelling.
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