By Mary Daheim
On the market: luxurious Condos, Corpse integrated only a stone's throw from Judith McMonigle Flynn's thriving Hillside Manor, workmen are busy renovating the elegantly decrepit Alhambra hands into expensive condominiums. yet involved contractor George Guthrie fears that well-heeled capability 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 continues to be at the premises threatens to se estate values in the course of the floorboards--and Guthrie in the course of the roof! either her specialist detective husband Joe and her partner-in-crime fixing cousin Renie imagine Judith is bonkers to suspect that the 2 killings are attached. however, Judith's able to construct a powerful case to that impression -- except a few homicidal a person makes a decision to deconstruct her first!
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Apparently acknowledging that she was outnumbered, Mavis’s face softened. “Of course. Stay put, Ms. Jones. Detective Rael, I’ll do a close-up of you after I ﬁnish with Detective Price and Ms. Flynn. Now,” she continued, gesturing at her technical support, “let’s take up where you left off, Detective Price. I assume you were asking Ms. Flynn what ideas she has about who killed Mrs. ” A STREETCAR NAMED EXPIRE 43 “Not exactly,” Woody murmured. ” “We can’t tip our hand at this stage of the investigation,” Sancha asserted, thrusting her face next to Woody’s.
42 Mary Daheim This time, Judith held ﬁrm. “I have the police inside, remember? ” Mavis beamed, then beckoned to her crew. “We’re doing an indoor shoot. ” Before Judith could voice her objections, Mavis led the charge through the front door and into the parlor. Renie, Woody, and Sancha all looked up in surprise. ” Renie said. Mavis gave Renie a quick nod. “Detective Price,” the anchorwoman said, wringing Woody’s hand. “We’ve met on several occasions. And you, Ms. . ” “Rael,” Sancha replied coldly.
Is this some kind of prank? ” Liz Ogilvy held a hand up in front of George Guthrie. It occurred to Judith that Liz must be a local media queen, since the others seemed to defer to her. She recalled seeing Liz on the eleven o’clock news, spreading gloom and doom in a no-nonsense manner. “This isn’t a joke,” Liz said grimly. “Ms. ” Mr. Guthrie gave Judith an indifferent glance, then removed his hard hat and mopped his brow with his forearm. ” he exclaimed, pointing at the body, “that’s Mrs. ” Liz asked, thrusting the microphone in front of Mr.
A Streetcar Named Expire by Mary Daheim