The Secret’s Out
After pouring the beans from the saucepan and grabbing the Tabasco sauce, Charlotte scanned the kitchen. She and her father had everything staged and ready to go. Now all they were missing were the guests. She scurried down the mammoth staircase to the foyer to wait. The giant grandfather clock on the landing seemed to be tick-tocking in slow motion.
Suddenly, Charlotte heard car doors and voices. “They’re here!” she shouted to her father as she raced to pull open the front door before Maeve even had a chance to ring the bell.
“Charlotte! You scared...