Darnell and Carmela-Chapter two
Date: 4/15/2018, Categories: Love Stories, Author: mattmoreau, Source: LushStories
had the resources to protect herself without the assistance of a cook's helper. She reached across the table and touched my cheek. "That's so sweet," she said. "I have him under surveillance. He's tried to mess with me and my life since the divorce three years ago," she said. "Surveillance?" I said. "Yes, I felt I needed to keep an eye on him, and I have. The interesting thing is that the PI I hired to do the job was so expensive; that after a while, I decided to buy the agency. Cost a pretty penny too, but not as much as around-the-clock protection. I still have costs of course, but I make a profit from the company and now it pays for itself and then some. The PI, Howard, is my employee now as are all of his old employees, all five of them: two other PI's and three clerical staff. "Anyway, I hope you don't mind, but I checked up on you ex," she said. "Nothing obvious or especially intrusive," she said. I sat bolt upright but said nothing. She smiled. "She did marry the—asshole," she said; "his name is Melvin Goode." Well, I finally knew the name of the asswipe! "They divorced two years ago. They have a child, a small boy, age five I think. She caught him cheating and gave him his walking papers. "I checked him out too. He's not really that bad a guy, but he can't keep it in his pants. But, I guess you know all about that. He does visit the kid every month; he has visitation every third Saturday," said Carmela. "But, he's unemployed and doesn't help much monetarily." ...