By Mary Daheim

ISBN-10: 0061357138

ISBN-13: 9780061357138

ISBN-10: 0380774909

ISBN-13: 9780380774906

Van Gogh-ing...going...gone!Poor Judith McMonigle Flynn! All she wishes is a much-needed holiday from the pains of working Hillside Manor. yet she and cousin Renie have slightly set foot of their family's backwoods holiday cottage...and already they're having a broom with the neighborhood legislation. it seems that a person has painted their neighbor, world-renowned artist Riley Tobias, completely out of the image. And the crafty slayer has controlled to border luckless Judith for the crime! however the version beginner sleuth isn't really approximately to take a seat nonetheless for this , as she and her cuz canvas the nation-state looking for a killer. Judith is sure the offender are available within the rogues' gallery of oily brokers, malicious mistresses, and artful critics who inhabited the defunct da Vinci's surrealistic international. however the cousins should be portray themselves right into a risky nook with this unofficial investigation...and surroundings themselves up for one more deadly artwork attack.Poor Judith McMonigle Flynn! All she wishes is a much-needed holiday from the pains of operating Hillside Manor. yet she and cousin Renie have slightly set foot of their family's backwoods holiday cottage...and already they're having a broom with the neighborhood legislations. it sounds as if anyone has painted their neighbor, world-renowned artist Riley Tobias, completely out of the image. And the crafty slayer has controlled to border luckless Judith for the crime! however the version beginner sleuth isn't really approximately to sit down nonetheless for this, as she and her cuz canvas the geographical region looking for a killer. Judith is sure the wrongdoer are available within the rogues' gallery of oily brokers, malicious mistresses, and artful critics who inhabited the defunct da Vinci's surrealistic international. however the cousins will be portray themselves right into a risky nook with this unofficial investigation...and surroundings themselves up for an additional deadly paintings attack.Poor Judith McMonigle Flynn! All she desires is a much-needed holiday from the pains of operating Hillside Manor. yet she and cousin Renie have slightly set foot of their family's backwoods holiday cottage...and already they're having a broom with the neighborhood legislation. apparently an individual has painted their neighbor, world-renowned artist Riley Tobias, completely out of the image. And the crafty slayer has controlled to border luckless Judith for the crime! however the version novice sleuth is not approximately to take a seat nonetheless for this, as she and her cuz canvas the geographical region looking for a killer. Judith is sure the wrongdoer are available within the rogues' gallery of oily brokers, malicious mistresses, and artful critics who inhabited the defunct da Vinci's surrealistic global. however the cousins may be portray themselves right into a harmful nook with this unofficial investigation...and environment themselves up for one more deadly artwork assault.

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He’s one of those people I run into at art and design shows. Most of them are a pain in the butt, but I have to be nice just in case they turn into potential clients. It drives me crazy. ” The lantern flared and she nodded approval at her handiwork. “Dewitt’s a real stuffed shirt. Big bucks, good taste, dedicated art buff. ” “An urbane pain,” Judith noted. Renie didn’t reply; she was concentrating on not setting fire to her fingers. Five minutes later, the potatoes were frying, the steaks were sizzling, the salad reposed in the icebox, and Judith and Renie had poured fresh drinks.

You’re hopeless. Get another frying pan for the spuds. ” She stomped out into the living room. Judith watched Renie fill and pump the lanterns. “I was sort of surprised when you greeted Dewitt Dixon like an old college chum. ” A FIT OF TEMPERA / 37 “Probably not,” murmured Renie, waiting for the first lantern to catch. “He’s one of those people I run into at art and design shows. Most of them are a pain in the butt, but I have to be nice just in case they turn into potential clients. It drives me crazy.

The phone booth was shaking. Renie appeared to be hopping up and down inside, screaming into the receiver. Judith grimaced, then glanced at Iris. She was regaining her composure, smoothing her black hair, wiping her eyes, pressing the swan pendant against her breast. At last Renie emerged from the phone booth. ” she shrieked. ” Judith bit back the urge to tell Renie she was the crank. Instead, she inquired as to what would happen next, as far as the county law-enforcement officials were concerned.

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