“Now we come to Ms Ballsworthy.”
Lavinia smiled sweetly.
“Your lifestyle, dear lady, is one of extravagance and indulgence, and no doubt for you a significant, additional sum of money would come in quite handy. Ermm…”
“Grimper!” Lord Grope interrupted the appearance of complex thought that was currently underway in Grimper’s head. “Grimper, are you making this up as you go along?”
“Yes, of course, your Lordship. I could go away and cogitate on the situation in private, but that wouldn’t be half so amusing for myself as doing it here, in front of all the prime suspects.”