By Barbara Allan
Brandy Borne is beautiful certain her "charmingly eccentric" (a.k.a. "off her meds") mom, Vivian, did not kill that viperous mousy-haired busybody Connie Grimes. yet there is the small subject of her to blame plea. . ..While mom blithely adapts to existence in the back of bars via organizing a jailhouse theater troupe, seven-months-pregnant Brandy and her intrepid shih tzu, Sushi, trundle right into a morass of pretend antiques and pretend collectibles. within the puppy days of summer season, they would greater now not bark up the inaccurate tree--or a scheming killer simply may well placed the chunk on them!
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Phone: 1-800-221-2647. Kensington and the K logo Reg. S. Pat. & TM Off. Library of Congress Card Catalogue Number: 2010941089 eISBN-13: 978-0-7582-6830-3 eISBN-10: 0-7582-6830-0 First Hardcover Printing: March 2011 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Printed in the United States of America In loving memory of William Louis Mull III Contents Also by Barbara Allan: Chapter One: Knock-down Chapter Two: Knocked-off Chapter Three: Knock-worst Chapter Four: Knock-kneed Chapter Five: Knock-knock, Who’s There? Mother.
Mrs. Vancamp appeared to be looking at Sushi, through glasses thicker than Mother’s, although Mrs. Vancamp’s glasses made her eyes really, really tiny, like dried-up raisins. I smiled politely. ” Mother was ignoring that bit of unintentional buffoonery, focusing on the sack in Mrs. Vancamp’s hands. ” The woman beamed. “I simply must show you! ” From the sack she carefully withdrew a small bedside table clock. ” Mother peered closer. “Yes, dear. ” Whether Mother was referring to the clock she was examining or the mention of Cora’s late husband was unclear.
I allowed my eyes to meet her exaggerated ones behind the lenses. “I’m not sure either one of us is capable of much change, Mother. ” “I mean, darling … am I still your mother? Am I still Mother? I think it would just kill me if you began calling me … calling me …” I put a finger to her lips. “Mother. ” Not Grandma. Not now. Not at this late date. Mother gave me a hug and I hugged her back. Then she sighed and stood, and went to retrieve the fallen letter. ” she asked, waving the paper in one hand, an angry prosecutor flinging evidence at the jury.