By Barbara Allan
Decided to make a brand new begin in her old fashioned fatherland at the banks of the Mississippi, Brandy Borne by no means goals she'll develop into the major suspect in a homicide case...Moving again in along with her eccentric, larger-than-life mom, Brandy Borne reveals small-town Serenity something yet serene. it kind of feels an unscrupulous antiques broker has swindled Vivian out of the family's heirlooms. but if he's came upon run over in a rustic lane, Brandy turns into homicide Suspect number 1 - together with her mom coming in a truly shut second...The record of alternative suspects is remarkable - the victim's enterprise turns out to were according to bilking seniors out in their possessions. And whilst the Borne "girls" discover a couple of very unsavoury Serenity secrets and techniques, they develop into pursuits for a assassin whose favorite pastime appears to be like gathering sufferers.
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I walked in, skirting the racks of wrenches, displays of paint and brushes, and the usual array of tools, to the antique walnut bar in the back. Business was light this time of morning—it wouldn’t pick up until the farmers came to town midafternoon to buy seed and grain (albeit already processed into beer)—with only myself and one other patron to keep the bartender company. Henry (the patron; the bartender was Junior … more later) was a poor soul who’d become a xture in the place, a bar y since I was in petticoats.
Of course it doesn’t make murder acceptable. But it also doesn’t make it your job to do anything about it. ” Her expression took astonishment to new heights—or, possibly, lows. ” I thought I did. I knew that Mother had always had a morbid interest in murder—both true crimes and the Christie/Murder She Wrote variety that her Red-Hatted League book club found so intriguing—and this Carson mess had tripped some trigger within her that I, frankly, did not feel was conducive to her continued mental health.
His head lowered. ” He swallowed, and got pats on the shoulder on either side from his compadres. My soup came, and I sipped at it while Harold, the retired army captain, next unburdened himself. He told us that a week after his wife, Norma, died, Clint Carson appeared on his doorstep and had talked Harold into “unburdening himself” of a china cabinet lled with Norma, died, Clint Carson appeared on his doorstep and had talked Harold into “unburdening himself” of a china cabinet lled with Haviland dishes … for only a few hundred dollars.