So as not to show any spoilers I have not included a synopsis, however, you can find out more about the story and its author by clicking on the book image below.
If you don’t really want to read any major spoilers, then you can tease yourself a little more, by reading the first few lines of the story … here
Helen Audrey Partridge. There, the girl is so under my skin that I can even remember her middle name. I can remember some moment from the juniors, years ago, when we all had to tell our middle names, and God help you if yours was something weird, something old-fashioned, named after a grandmother or something awful. God help you then and God help Heddy. Hers wasn’t the worst by any means, but it got the loudest laugh, the longest laugh.
I didn’t want her at ballet or Brownies. I didn’t want her always there, following behind me like a lost dog. It was embarrassing. People might start thinking I was her friend. Just to make sure they didn’t, I’d leap out of the car before Heddy, leaving her to say goodbye to my dad and shut the door, and I’d run on in to the Brownie hut or the village hall where we did ballet, and I’d ignore her for the whole time we were there. Pointedly. One hour at ballet on Saturday afternoons. One and a half hours at Brownies on Thursday nights. I’d see her standing on her own with her long, dopey face and I’d dismiss her; I was too cross with her to care. And when it was time to go home again she’d annoy me even more, hanging around me when I just wanted to chat with my friends and say goodbye.
Teaser Lines From Paperback Edition Page 138 and 176
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