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We're managing to come up with new ideas,' the special features editor quickly said. ' 'Not fast enough,' said the advertising manager sourly. 'I think the well is running dry. ' The special features editor nodded. ' Gina looked out of the window at the livid sky. When would spring come? It seemed years since she had last seen the sun. Half an hour later, Sir George went off to his club and Gina went down to the lobby to meet Roz, who attracted lots of attention in her black ski pants, white sweater and vivid red duffle coat, She looked like a boy, her body slim to the point of being skinny, and her jet-black hair worn very short, in wild disarray.

He had never breathed a word about any of this to her—but that didn't surprise her. Although she worked in his office he still kept her very much in the dark as to what he was doing. She knew most people thought he had created the job just to give her something to do after her husband died, and there was some truth in that, she couldn't deny it. She had had a secretarial training, but she had been only twenty when she became a widow, and she was only capable of doing a very junior job. Sir George would not hear of that, though.

Make hay while the sun shines, that's my motto. ' Gina said, flushed and furious. ' Hazel quickly said. 'That wasn't what I meant... but if you fancy him, don't hesitate, Gina. ' Hazel winked at her. 'Come on, admit it! ' Gina couldn't help a giggle. Hazel grinned broadly. 'There you are, you know I'm right. Oh, I know how badly it hit you when your husband died, but you've got to start living again. ' Gina was relieved when the telephone began to purr discreetly. She quickly picked it up. 'Hello?

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