Nodding with a half-smile, “I’m all for getting down to business.” Opal took two steps back. A cold stare filled her eyes, as she turned with a nod, “Preston. I’m glad to see you.”
His froggy eyes looked beyond her to the window, “I see you still have that strange cat. Why would you be glad to see me?” He bobbed his head.
Opal raised an eyebrow and crossed her arms, “Why Preston, you know the old saying, keep your friends close and your enemies closer. By the way Henry’s not strange, he just senses when certain people aren’t to be trusted.”
Preston didn’t try to hide the leer filling his face as he stared her down. “At least you know where you stand with me.”
Opal turned handing John the envelope she had retrieved from the safe just before they arrived. “Here is what you paid for.”
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