By Mary Daheim

ISBN-10: 0061362506

ISBN-13: 9780061362507

ISBN-10: 0380800802

ISBN-13: 9780380800803

On the market: luxurious Condos, Corpse incorporated only a stone's throw from Judith McMonigle Flynn's thriving Hillside Manor, workmen are busy renovating the elegantly decrepit Alhambra fingers into expensive condominiums. yet involved contractor George Guthrie fears that well-heeled strength purchasers may possibly blanch after they find out about the four-decades-dead physique that was once stashed at the back of the crumbling partitions of the moldy manse. And ever-inquisitive Judith's discovery of a few even more fresh is still at the premises threatens to se estate values during the floorboards--and Guthrie in the course of the roof! either her expert detective husband Joe and her partner-in-crime fixing cousin Renie imagine Judith is bonkers to suspect that the 2 killings are hooked up. however, Judith's able to construct a powerful case to that impact -- until a few homicidal anyone makes a decision to deconstruct her first!

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We’ll wrap it up. Thanks, Judith. Got to run. ” Mavis and her minions departed. Judith leaned against the door-frame, shaking her head. “Drat. What a dumb idea for a TV feature. ” “You’re not eternally eighteen,” Renie said, watching the KINE-TV crew load the vans. “Nancy never grew up. ” “Or at least as old as our mothers,” Judith remarked, going back inside and firmly closing the door. ” “Well . ” Renie mulled. “Okay, but I’ll need to check my messages from here. Then maybe I can start playing around with some ideas for your Web site.

Detective Price,” the anchorwoman said, wringing Woody’s hand. “We’ve met on several occasions. And you, Ms. . ” “Rael,” Sancha replied coldly. “Sancha Rael. That’s RA-E . ” Mavis waved a hand. “Never mind, we don’t spell on television. Okay, let’s get a two-shot, Ms. ” She jerked a thumb at Renie and Sancha. “You two move it. Make sure you’re well out of camera range. Come on, let’s—” Renie hunkered down in the chair. “I can’t move. ” “Too bad the exorcist got killed,” Mavis snapped. “Maybe she could have broken it.

Cell phones were whipped out as the crowd edged closer to the bed. Gasps, squeals, and the hum of voices filled the room. Judith fanned herself with her hands. The afternoon had grown warm, and she felt suffocated by the dozen or more people who were jammed into the bedroom. “She’s dead, all right,” the redhead declared. ” Aghast, Judith tried to find an opening in the crowd. She wanted air, she wanted quiet, she wanted out. Surely the redhead was mistaken. What did she know? She was only a journalist.

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