By Abby McDonald
Abby McDonald offers L.A. the Jane Austen therapy during this modern tackle experience and Sensibility.
Hallie and charm Weston have by no means precisely obvious lifestyles eye to eye. So whilst their father dies and leaves every little thing to his new spouse, forcing the ladies to close up and depart San Francisco for a relative’s residence in glossy Beverly Hills, the 2 sisters take to their altering lot in quite often assorted kinds. Shy, liable Grace manages to make associates with an upbeat, enterprising lady named Palmer yet nonetheless yearns for her previous lifestyles — and the maybe-almost-crush she left in the back of. in the meantime, drama queen Hallie is throwing herself headlong into existence — and love — in L.A., spending each moment with lovely musician Dakota and heading off the eye of brooding vet Brandon. yet is Hallie blinded by means of the celebs in her eyes? And is Grace doomed to perpetually hug the sidelines?
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At that instant, someone knocked on the bedroom door. It creaked open a few centimetres. ‘Excuse me,’ said Hazel, without attempting to cross the threshold. ‘I’m sorry to interrupt – ’ ‘Come in, Hazel, it’s your house,’ Fiona urged. But Hazel shook her head. ‘No, no, that’s all right. I just wanted to say – I have to go and pick up Janan from school. So if there’s anything you want before I leave . ’ ‘No, we’re fine,’ said Fiona. ’ ‘Because I’ve put fresh Anzac biscuits on the kitchen table, if you’d like some.
I saw her twice. She was quite tall and – you know – big. With greasy brown hair. ’ ‘Maroon blazer. A kind of checked, pleated skirt . ’ Cadel continued haltingly, racking his brain for relevant details. When he couldn’t think of anything else to say, the detective moved to his next area of inquiry. ’ ‘And you’ve given us full details of the teaching staff who conducted courses in forgery, embezzlement, computer hacking, assassination, and so forth. ’ Cadel waited. ‘There were even some support staff – canteen workers, I believe,’ the detective went on.
And you don’t remember seeing anyone else? ’ ‘Sorry,’ said Cadel. Whereupon Mr Greeniaus grunted. ‘There’s no need to be sorry,’ he assured Cadel. ’ Almost to himself, the detective then remarked, ‘Not that it matters about Vadi or Nikolai. ’ He folded his arms. ’ Cadel managed a faint half-smile. ’ and paused for a moment. The detective watched him. So did Fiona. ’ was 30 Genius Squad Text 31/1/08 9:42 AM Page 31 the question that Cadel finally put to Saul, who hesitated before replying. ’ Cadel didn’t know how to phrase his next query.
Jane Austen Goes to Hollywood by Abby McDonald