Dutifully, Anne navigated her hired Prius through a terrain at once dusty and opulent; Palm Springs is, after all, an exorbitantly irrigated pile of sand. Her destination was a taupe Mid-Century house, all angles and vertical glass walls. Anne parked the car by the curb and buzzed at the gate. A Spanish-accented voice answered her call and directed her poolside, where she appeared in her now irritatingly scratchy earth-toned turtleneck sweater. She thought she had stepped boldly into a new palette when she abandoned her Manhattan black, but to her mounting embarrassment she instantly saw she blended in perfectly with the scrub and rocky outcroppings covering what is known as the movie colony, an old area of town right under the hills, once home to Elvis and Frank and an ill-fated honeymooning couple of the thirties, Carole Lombard and Clark Gable.
It’s in His Kiss by Vickie Lester
Is the Prius the car of choice in Hollywood, Vickie Lester, who has written the ultimate Hollywood insider murder-mystery?
The irony is many eco-conscious adults in a certain bracket here include the Prius…in their fleet of cars. Never could understand why two adults would require four to six vehicles…
LOL. A fleet of cars :D. You will understand from my questions that I am an innocent, living at the bottom of the world.
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