Manuela was so absorbed in the book that she didn't even hear her flat-mate enter the room. She looked up with a guilty start to find Céline right behind her.
"Oh là là!" The French girl leaned forward, allowing a strand of her luxuriant dark hair to fall on Manuela's bare shoulder. "Short Obsessions
, by Jennifer Nolan. Saucy scenes to get you in ze mood! And do zey work?"
"Ah... well..." Manuela stammered. Céline's eyes sparkled mischievously.
"But, we must find out! You will read to me from Mlle Nolan's book, and I will tell you my reactions. First, I shall just make myself more comfortable."
She sat down next to Manuela and slowly began to unbutton her [continued location 94]