“What are you smiling about?”
“How can you tell I’m smiling if you’re sitting with your back to me?”
“Ellacott, when you smile, you breathe differently. I know the sound.”
“I've just received a message from Max. He decided to go on vacation with his boyfriend straight away after the filming, so he asked if I could dogsit Wolfgang for ten days more.”
“And you said–?”
“That I have a great dogsitting helper in you. He says you’re always welcome in the house as long as you don’t teach Wolfgang to smoke.”
Strike laughed out loud.