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He hadn’t yet made eye contact with Nick, who was observing silently. Ty almost wished he could just look at the man; he felt like it might ease some of the tension. But he couldn’t make himself do it. He pointed at Owen instead. “You lied to us.”

“I didn’t lie. I just … Yeah, I lied, whatever.” Owen unscrewed the cap of his water bottle and took a long drink. “I’m too tired to be creative.”

“Someone explain, now,” Zane said, handing Ty his gun and then looking at each man in turn.

➤ Owen Johns & Ty Grady in Crash & Burn by abiroux