Sylvie Stories – 5. The Plot Thickens
“Sylvie, you won’t believe this!” Rob pours an avalanche of envelopes onto my desk. Letters from the school board, the mayor, adoring well-to-do women …
I pretend to be astonished as he reads bits and pieces.
Glad you haven’t arrested “Robin”! His donations are saving our school.
Our town is thriving, thanks to the Gentleman Bandit. Long may he continue!
The Gorgeous Thief Fan Club hereby declares you an honorary member.
“Here’s my favorite.”
Curly black hair, smoldering blue eyes, perfect manners? Sounds like you, Detective!
“Too right,” I chuckle. “Time to confess, love.”
Rob smiles mysteriously.
“My hero!” I exclaim.