There was a gap in the hedge and a rutted path behind it just like the directions said there would be. She'd never noticed the gap in the path before, but you can do that. Even in a place you think you know really well, there'll be something you won't see unless you look for it. Sophie stood for a moment wondering why she'd never noticed it before. The path disappeared between overgrown clumps of shrubs and bushes. But she couldn't see the house.