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Libby blushed. ’ Ben shook his head at her. ‘Too much skiving off down the pub,’ he said. ’ 55 Chapter Seven Rehearsals were quiet affairs on Wednesday and Thursday. Nobody saw Uncle Lenny, or any of the family except for Peter, who was uncharacteristically subdued and disinclined to chatter. Paula didn’t appear, and Libby was surprised to receive a call on her mobile half-way through Thursday from James, apologising on her behalf and muttering something about stress and nervousness. ’ Libby asked him.
She thought, passing under mental review all the likely and unlikely callers for four o’clock on a Tuesday afternoon. ‘Millie. ’ Libby schooled her features into surprised welcome. ’ Millie Parker looked round as if wondering whether to make a break for it. ’ Her voice and appearance were a million miles from her sister’s, thought Libby. What effort had it cost her? ‘No, of course not,’ she said aloud. ‘I was just about to make some tea. ’ ‘Well, if you’re sure…’ Millie stepped gingerly over the threshold, her high heels scraping on the quarry-tiled floor.
And Ben has designed the theatre. The only thing I could do would be to withdraw, and I’m sure they would be able to carry on without me at this late stage. ’ ‘What? ’ Millie was momentarily diverted. ’ Libby regarded her, fascinated. ‘I don’t believe this,’ she said finally. ’ The colour returned to Millie’s face. ‘I – I – I just don’t think it’s in very good taste,’ she said. ‘There’s nothing offensive in it, you know,’ said Libby. ‘No bad language or explicit sex. ’ The colour was deepening alarmingly in Millie’s face.