By Kathy Hogan Trocheck
After ten years of cleansing up the airborne dirt and dust on Atlanta's streets, Callahan Garrity is buying and selling in her badge for a brush and a employees of condo cleaners. yet, notwithstanding the uniform is a bit assorted, Callahan quickly reveals herself correct again in the course of a secret while a client's beautiful, pious nineteen-year-old nanny is long gone ... besides the jewellery, silver, and some fairly delicate genuine property records. ahead of she understands it, the meticulous Callahan is as much as her elbows in a case regarding illicit love triangles, crooked company bargains, long-distance scams, and a useless physique. Now she has to roll up her sleeves and begin a few business power sleuthing to resolve -- and continue to exist -- this mess.
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Prematurely gray hair, lightly tanned face with red apple cheeks, icy blue eyes, deep cleft in his chin. He wore a nubbyweave silk sport coat, fashionably pleated khaki trousers, blue dress shirt open at the neck, with a necktie stuffed in his pants pocket. He wore no wedding ring. The large class ring on his left hand looked to be from Georgia Tech. ” he said, in a voice that could only be called incredulous. I scrambled to my feet, deposited my cleaning rag in a nearby bucket, and tried to regain my composure.
His panama hat was pushed to the back of his head. In his left ear I could see a tiny gold earring. From where I stood it looked like a little piglet. He was concentrating on a monster hamburger and didn’t see me walk up until I slipped behind him and gave him a little goose. He didn’t even look up. “Callahan Garrity, you hotblooded vixen. ” I grinned into the mirror over the back bar, slid onto the stool next to his, and helped myself to one of his onion rings. “Got that right, Bucko. ” He swallowed and shook his head.
I guess I talked pretty openly to Kristee about this deal I’ve got cooking. She acted like she was fascinated. She wanted to hear every tiny little detail. ” For the first time, he looked slightly embarrassed. “We—uh, spent a lot of time in here. ” I looked down at the overstuffed chintz sofa I was sit- 30 / KATHY HOGAN TROCHECK ting on. A mental image of the two of them—buck naked, flailing away—flashed through my mind. I gingerly scooted to the edge. Made a mental note to take some fabric cleaner to the cushions the first opportunity I got.
Every Crooked Nanny (Callahan Garrity Mysteries) by Kathy Hogan Trocheck