By Leslie Meier
Ever due to the fact that neighborhood developer Fred Stanton and his spouse, Mimi, equipped 5 modular houses round the corner to Lucy Stone's farmhouse, existence simply hasn't been an identical. With Mimi complaining approximately every thing from the country of Lucy's garden to a different neighbor's adorable puppy, old fashioned Tinker's Cove, Maine, is now entangled in cul-de-sac politics and backstabbing. And whilst Mimi does not appear for her shift on the Hat and Mitten Fund bake sale, the odor of burnt sugar leads Lucy to a surprising discovery: Mimi, face down on her kitchen floor--with a knife in her again. whereas the police commence their research, Lucy will get busy writing up the homicide for the neighborhood Pennysaver--and following a number of leads of her personal. Lucy is aware the ladies in her local did not like Mimi, yet they definitely didn't wish her dead...right? "I like Lucy Stone much, and so will readers." --Carolyn Hart "Leslie Meier writes with sparkle and warmth." --Chicago sunlight occasions "Mothers in every single place will establish with Lucy Stone and the family difficulties she encounters." --Publishers Weekly
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Or maybe that football player, Tom Brady. ” “Just teasing,” she said, removing the foil and revealing a pyramid of frosted chocolate squares. “Voila! ” They all took a step forward, drawn by the aroma of chocolate. ” “Yes, to all three. ” “I can’t,” said Phyllis, rushing out of the office. “Atkins,” said Lucy. She picked up one of the luscious-looking squares of chocolate. “MMMph,” said Ted, practically inhaling one and reaching for a second. ” “Ted tends to overreact,” said Lucy. ” She took a bite and found herself swooning and moaning with pleasure.
Nobody volunteered. “I’m telling you, they’re not hard to do and they’ll be a big seller,” said Willie. “Okay,” said Lucy. ” Chris closed her notebook. ” “She would,” hissed Sue, following Lucy into the kitchen, where she had gone to get a fresh pot of coffee. “Little Miss Bossy. ” said Lucy, grabbing the pot and heading back to the living room. “I don’t like it one bit,” said Sue. “You mean you don’t like Chris,” said Lucy, pausing at the kitchen door. ” Sue furrowed her perfectly shaped brows and stuck out her Bobbi Brown lips in a pout.
Ooh,” chorused Pam and Rachel. Lucy shrugged. “Just because she has a fabulous figure and she’s divorced…” This time the oohs were louder and longer. “She has a daughter Sara’s age. Renee. ” “Sounds like a handful,” said Rachel. ” Sue had arrived, along with a tray of miniature cream puffs. “You are,” said Lucy. “These look delicious. ” “I did. ” “These certainly ought to,” said Lucy. ” Sue’s eyebrows shot up. ” Lucy nodded. “Sara babysits for them, too. One is three and the other is almost a year old.
Bake Sale Murder by Leslie Meier