Janet took the keys from James and motioned him to the passenger seat. The next moment, the wheels spun in sand and rubber as she reversed back on to the road. She drove up away from the coast for a short time, throwing the car around corners at maximum speed, until they came to a narrow road, leading up to a low house set in the hillside. A stone wall topped with wire surrounded the property, but the iron gates opened as they approached. Once inside, James expected wild dogs and armed guards, but there was no one at all.
“Unfortunately, Daddy couldn’t make it today, so we are here on our own. There is just the caretaker here with his wife to look after us, if that’s okay?”
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