By Elaine Viets
An individual has killed Halley Hardwicke, the recent younger fashion designer of thousand-dollar Italian silk scarves, within the mall parking lot-and police have their eye on Jake, the husband of Josie's ally Alyce. The couple lived close to the wrap maven, however it turns out Halley and Jake have been a bit too neighborly. So Josie makes a decision to do what she does top to assist out her friend-go undercover and notice if she will locate a few clues. simply because this time, there is a lot extra at stake than a headband, no matter if it really is to die for...
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The hem’s been let down. She’s probably an ex-cop. Her shoes tie so she can chase suspects. " "She’s letting Ms. Chanel get away," Alyce said. " "Security is playing it smart to avoid a false arrest," Josie said. "The suspect has to be out of the store or she can say she meant to pay for the scarf. See the hard-faced blonde near the cash register? " Alyce asked. "Malls are my life," Josie said. "I can’t tell you how many takedowns I’ve seen. " The two security women tailed Ms. Chanel out the door.
Dogtown is proud of being Irish and we’re proud of our dogs. A hundred years ago, when strangers came through our neighborhood, the dogs would bark like crazy to protect their territory. They still do. " Amelia said. "A lazy Labrador, although I think that’s an oxymoron. Speaking of lazy, I’d better get to work. " "Off to your room," Josie said. " She shooed her daughter out of the cramped bathroom. "I’ll be in the kitchen," she said to Mike. " I’ve avoided another attack of Desperate Housewives syndrome, she thought.
A member of the Wood Winds Christmas dance committee was murdered at the mall, shot during an innocent shopping trip. If golden, good-luck Halley could be killed, it could happen to any of them. While some Wood Winds women felt the urge to protect their homes, others reached out to their neighbors. One of them ran straight to Alyce’s house. Alyce was stacking the luncheon plates in her kitchen, carefully stepping around Mike the plumber. Josie was mopping up her spilled martini and trying not to stare at Mike’s well-shaped rump wiggling under the sink.
Accessory to Murder (Josie Marcus, Mystery Shopper, Book 3) by Elaine Viets