By Leslie Meier
Ever due to the fact neighborhood developer Fred Stanton and his spouse, Mimi, equipped 5 modular houses round the corner to Lucy Stone's farmhouse, existence simply hasn't been an analogous. With Mimi complaining approximately every thing from the kingdom of Lucy's garden to a different neighbor's adorable puppy, old fashioned Tinker's Cove, Maine, is now entangled in cul-de-sac politics and backstabbing. And while Mimi does not appear for her shift on the Hat and Mitten Fund bake sale, the smell of burnt sugar leads Lucy to a stunning discovery: Mimi, face down on her kitchen floor--with a knife in her again. whereas the police commence their research, Lucy will get busy writing up the homicide for the neighborhood Pennysaver--and following a couple of leads of her personal. Lucy is familiar with the ladies in her local did not like Mimi, yet they definitely didn't wish her dead...right? "I like Lucy Stone much, and so will readers." --Carolyn Hart "Leslie Meier writes with sparkle and warmth." --Chicago sunlight occasions "Mothers in every single place will determine with Lucy Stone and the family difficulties she encounters." --Publishers Weekly
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Her shapely tan legs ended in a pair of espadrilles with long laces that wrapped around her ankles. ” said Lucy, breaking the awkward silence. As the women took coffee and helped themselves to baked goods they fell into two distinct groups. Lucy’s friends were clustered at one end of the living room sofa while the Prudence Path women had formed a loose circle at the refreshment table. Frankie was out in the cold until Sue noticed and drew her into the conversation. Lucy, taking her role as hostess seriously, joined the Prudence Path group.
Ted was examining the letter. “I wish the sender had signed it. Then I’d have a better idea what to think. This could be the work of a loony. Or somebody who has a grudge against the school. ” “I don’t think so, Ted. It sounds real to me. ” The bell on the door jangled just then, announcing Sue’s arrival. “Why so serious? ” Lucy was relieved to see that Sue didn’t seem to be holding a grudge. Indeed, she looked inordinately pleased with herself as she set down a foil-covered plate on the counter.
Sounds like a handful,” said Rachel. ” Sue had arrived, along with a tray of miniature cream puffs. “You are,” said Lucy. “These look delicious. ” “I did. ” “These certainly ought to,” said Lucy. ” Sue’s eyebrows shot up. ” Lucy nodded. “Sara babysits for them, too. One is three and the other is almost a year old. ” “No wonder, with names like that,” said Sue. “Poor things will get teased when they go to school,” said Rachel. “Don’t worry about them. They’ll be at the head of the class. Chris is one of those supermoms.