By L. S. Hilton
Wanting to make anything of herself, Judith is aware she has to play the sport. She's realized to decorate, communicate and act within the pursuits of fellows. She's discovered to be a great lady. yet after uncovering a dismal mystery on the center of the paintings global, Judith is fired and her desires of a higher lifestyles are torn aside.
Le jour, Judith Rashleigh est assistante dans un hôtel de ventes aux enchères londonien qui l'exploite malgré ses diplômes et son expertise. los angeles nuit, elle officie dans un bar à hôtesses où elle séduit sans effort.
Judith sait qu'elle doit jouer le jeu. Pour faire carrière et pour charmer les hommes, elle a appris à être une gentille fille... Jusqu'à ce qu'elle découvre une gigantesque escroquerie autour d'une fausse toile de maître. Licenciée avant d'avoir pu faire éclater le scandale, Judith décide de fuir avec un riche buyer sur los angeles Côte d'Azur. Là-bas, un monde décadent et corrompu les attend. Là-bas, elle goûtera à l. a. vengeance. l. a. gentille fille deviendra femme fatale.
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He pointed past the edge of the umbrella at the eaves of the mansion. If the wind comes too fast from the south, it whistles in the eaves. It can keep you awake nights. The explanation should have quieted her nerves, but it did not. That cry seemed too filled with emotion to be made by something inanimate. Suddenly, she remembered things that she should have asked Richard. Why had he been late? Why did Catherine, the waitress, fear him so? What was this curse that Aunt Cora talked about and which he called a psychiatric problem"?
He was watching her over the rim of his cup as he sipped his coffee. Unexplainably, she remembered that he had opened her suitcases upon placing them in her room. She had still not been able to decide whether or not he had been snooping, whether such a gesture was only meant as a final courtesy. But this very direct gaze of his seemed to pry at her own eyes, to peel back her brain and seek for secrets. She didn't like that at all. �My room is wonderful, she said. I'm anxious to explore the grounds and do some riding.
Later that night, Cora came to Jenny's room. She was dressed in a lovely yellow lounging robe which contrasted with her dark beauty and her cultured dignity to make both those qualities even more evident. Jenny secretly hoped that, when she was Cora's age, she would look as feminine and sophisticated as her aunt. If I reach her age, she amended. And immediately, she wondered why she always had to have such negative thoughts. �I'd like to talk to you about Freya, Cora Brucker said. She sat on the edge of the bed.