By TAMAR MYERS
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The talk is, of course, all speculation. No one really knows what happens at that ball except for the attendees, and their thin patrician lips are sealed. But it was absurd to think we could pull it off, and even if we did, would we dare tell anyone? I, for one, would bust a gut trying to keep all that juicy gossip to myself. J. ” Boy, wasn’t that the truth. If my assistant accompanied my mother to the ball, Charleston society would never recover. And since Charleston is undisputedly the manners capital of the country, its decline would signal the end of Western civilization.
Of course we aren’t eligible since we moved here only three years ago—” “Mama, that’s the St. ” I tiptoed over to the door and pounded on it with my fist. I heard a muffled “ow” and the scraping of feet. “Yes, I’m sure. Look, I already know where you’re going with this. ” “But they don’t know me. ” “I know that, dear. ” I made her wait until the count of ten. ” The telltale gems began a slow rotation. ” “Let’s not quibble over facts, dear. ” My husband Greg and I moved down to the coast when he retired as a detective on the Charlotte police force.
That hiked my hackles so high, I was even taller than Stacy Stiles. “For your information, missy—” But Rob had grabbed me with a lobsterlike pinch on the elbow and was steering me into the bathroom. “Keep your cool, Abby,” he whispered. J. ” “Take that as a compliment, Abby. I certainly do. Who knew I was so good at stage makeup? Although frankly, I’m still not attracted to you. ” “None taken. ” “Don’t worry, darling. ” He dragged me back into the bedroom. “Hey folks, sorry about the interruption.