By Elizabeth Lynn Casey
Librarian Tori Sinclair may do whatever for her new circle of friends-including throw a birthday bash for a fellow sewer's daughter. whereas the occasion is a success, self-important festival mother Ashley Lawson leaves the women eager to completely close her excessive upkeep mouth. but if Ashley turns up lifeless, Tori and the ladies have to work out who relatively murdered the monster mother, sooner than the finger-pointing reasons their friendship to solve. learn Elizabeth Lynn Casey's blogs and different content material at the Penguin group.
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Perhaps we should keep any and all rope away from Margaret Louise that day. ” “That’s a good idea. ” she asked. “Because Margaret Louise is one of many who has had enough of Ashley Lawson. ” Chapter 2 Shifting the plate of homemade gingerbread cookies to her left hand, Tori knocked on Dixie Dunn’s front door, her hand making a crisp rapping sound against the trim. ” Beatrice Tharrington stepped onto the weather-beaten front porch beside Tori, a foil-covered plate in her hand. “Luke was being a little devil this evening.
Her stomach growled at the thought of Debbie’s chocolate cupcakes . . and her black-and-white cookies . . and her pies . . and her— Shaking off the mental inventory of her friend’s bakery, she tapped the tip of Jackson’s nose. ” He took three steps toward the door and then stopped once again. ” “I’ll really check. Now run along before Mrs. ” And with that Jackson was gone, his little white and blue sneakers smacking softly against the tiled floor that led from the children’s room to the main library, Tori’s own heels making a pitter-patter sound just a few steps behind.
Dixie looked over her shoulder, her chin grazing the bold floral print of her housecoat. “Shhh . ” Margaret Louise’s voice bellowed into the hallway, earning a sigh from Dixie in the process. “It’s just us,” Tori said as she rounded the corner and drew to a stop in the doorway of what appeared to be Dixie’s version of the Sweet Briar Public Library, right down to the rickety table and chairs Tori had thrown out shortly after taking over the position of head librarian. ” Leona Elkin lowered her latest travel magazine to her lap and patted the rusty folding chair on her left, her voice dropping to a level only Tori could hear.
Deadly Notions by Elizabeth Lynn Casey