Caroline rose lazily from where she was lying, half buried in the sofa cushions.
"Come on, little shrimp," she said to Sara. "They want to talk about us behind our backs."
Sara showed a disposition to argue against leaving this most intersting discussion, but Caroline led her away. "Gosh, Caroline," she was saying before the door shut beind them, "d'you think they'll take us? What fun it would be-"
From BERNESE ADVENTURE, Prologue.