Has anything happened since I’ve been away?
Oh, lots. It’s difficult to know where to begin.
Tell me the most important stuff first.
Let me think, ah yes, there’s one really juicy tidbit.
Don’t keep me in suspense.
Well one of the accountants in the finance office was caught fiddling the books. Apparently he had defrauded the company of around $10,000.
Keep someone in suspense – держать кого-либо в напряжении, в неведении
She Kept him in suspense for several days before she said that she would marry him.
Она продержала его в напряжении несколько дней, прежде, чем сказала, что выйдет за него замуж.