She threw the dress to the floor and stepped on the hem to hold it down while she tried to rip the bodice from the skirt. The expensive, well-sewn gown gave way so abruptly Kara staggered and fell to the floor among the debris.
What had she done? Sanity returned with a rush, and sickening shame soon followed. Hands shaking, she bundled the destroyed dress into the plastic cover and dropped to the floor to search for pearls and buttons.
Her breath came in gasps.