By Elise Hyatt
Out damned spot!
As her marriage ceremony to detective Cas Wolfe techniques, Candyce "Dyce" Dare, sole proprietor (and worker) of the furnishings refinishing company bold reveals desperately must locate anything to do to prevent sitting down and making plans the development together with her mom and her ally (particularly due to the fact she suspects their plans contain having her cat gown in a tuxedo). engaged on a desk she lately received at a backyard sale suits the invoice.
Until her sanding efforts discover a anxious stain--one that appears love it could be blood. Dyce understands that, with a fiance who's a policeman, mom and dad who personal a secret bookshop, and a contemporary historical past of inadvertent involvement in homicide instances, she will be at risk of seeing issues that aren't there. yet then she discovers that the table's past proprietor has long past missing--and once again, she is drawn right into a solve-it-yourself secret undertaking. And while Dyce starts off a venture, she simply has to work out it through...
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It had always been Janie who closed her eyes, but now Reeve’s closed, and she was there, complete with color and heat and voice. The final chords on the tape disappeared like the back of a parade. Derek became Derek Himself again, jumping into the mike, eyebrows up and earrings swaying, punching On/Offs, sliding sliders, attacking the gooseneck of the mike. ” shouted Derek Himself. “Singing their new recording! ” Reeve loved the names of bands. Visionary Assassins. The Fog. Fast Liars. What a great world music was.
Janie had clung to that cardboard while her mind slipped and her brain turned to glass. She remembered that dress. Janie had shouted Sarah-Charlotte’s name, trying to tell her best friend that good had just changed to evil, but her lips had not moved. She had made no sound. It seemed to Janie now that for months she had made no sound. But today the past was past. This was just school, full of friends and cheeks and jaws. Janie heard herself laugh, and she recognized the laugh: pre-milk carton laughter.
You refuse to admit she’s probably dead by now, probably was dead all along. ” Beyond the mike, Reeve imagined dormitories—kids slouched on beds and floors, listening. Listening to him. ” To Jodie, the space of the big, new house was incredible. Only a year ago, especially during that brief, terrifying time when Janie lived with them, there had been five kids and their friends. The little split-level had been jammed with kids: kids on the couch, kids on the floor, kids in the refrigerator, kids spending the night, kids practicing the clarinet, kids throwing balls, kids fighting, millions of kids.
A Fatal Stain (A Daring Finds Mystery, Book 3) by Elise Hyatt