"Where are you taking me?"
My best friend since forever, Juliana, gave me a sideways glance before turning her attention back to the road. "Relax, Dani. You're going to love this place."
I shot her a skeptical look. "We are pretty far from our side of town. Why are we here?"
"Because the best parties are over here. Don't tell me you're afraid to be downtown?"
I shook my head. "Of course not," I lied. I was really scared. My dad never let me come downtown without him or Conroy, our driver, bringing me. A lot of stuff went on down here at night. Bad stuff. Stuff he didn't want me involved with. I guess Juliana's parents didn't have such trepidations. If they even knew she was out here....
"Um, where did you tell your parents we were going?" I asked her.
She glanced at me again. "The same as what you told your parents," she answered. "We were going out to dinner with Samantha."
"And if they find out that we aren't with Samantha, I don't know about your parents, but mine will kill me. Worse than kill me. What's worse than being killed?"
"Calm down, Dani," she said, patting me on the knee. "You know Samantha will.... "
WARNING: This book contains sexual content and is intended for mature audiences only. 18+