“But Mr Linden, sir?”
He nodded and smiled.
“How do you know what book I would like?” she pondered.
“I know of the books one’s heart desires.”
“Okay, I would like a minute to choose a book, if you please.”
Mr Linden suspiciously raised one eyebrow. “If you wish but remember to keep my warning in mind: do not take that book!”
Grace walked away slowly, pretending to be interested in other novels.