“Are you still at the movies? You can finish and meet me at Starbucks when it’s over.” Jaynee spoke the words nonchalantly as if she couldn’t fathom the notion he had been waiting all evening to see her.
“Are you kidding?” he burst out. “I hardly even know what I was watching. I’ll meet you at the restaurant. You haven’t left yet, right?”
“No, I have about fifteen minutes. I have a couple—”
“Good.” He cut off her words. “I’ll come and get you.” He hung up the phone before she could argue. He didn’t like the idea of her walking out to her car alone. She was strong-willed and probably never asked for an escort.
How many calls had he received where a waitress was attacked leaving work? Real-life predators knew tipped employees walked out with cash money. With Jaynee it was doubly tempting, as she looked appealing too.
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