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Van Gogh-ing...going...gone!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 are having a broom with the neighborhood legislation. it seems that somebody 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 isn't really approximately to take a seat nonetheless for this , as she and her cuz canvas the geographical region looking for a killer. Judith is bound the offender 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 might be portray themselves right into a risky nook with this unofficial investigation...and atmosphere themselves up for an additional deadly paintings attack.Poor Judith McMonigle Flynn! All she wishes is a much-needed holiday from the trials 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. apparently somebody 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 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 bound 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 atmosphere themselves up for an additional deadly paintings 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 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 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 bound the perpetrator 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 an additional deadly paintings assault.

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You think homicide is funny? What’s funny about death? What’s funny about Murder One? ” His ferocious glare would have terrified any woman who hadn’t been married to the same man for almost thirty years. If not intimidated, Renie was at least seemingly chastened. “Yeah, right, murder’s not a lot of laughs, Sheriff. Sorry. ” She attempted her middle-aged ingenue expression. It got nowhere with Abbott N. Costello. “That’s better,” he muttered. ’ I’m the undersheriff. ” Having elicited the pertinent information about the cousins’ names, addresses, phone numbers, occupations, and why they were not back in the big city where they belonged, Costello shifted into the investigation at hand.

I think Dewitt Dixon drives a Mercedes. Wherever Clive was, I’ll bet a buck he had a 44 / Mary Daheim bottle with him. Nobody, not even in shock, could get that blitzed on two bourbons. ” Judith cut into her steak, which happily remained pink in the middle. “Once Clive sobers up, maybe he can deliver Dewitt’s painting. ” Renie was stuffing herself with steak, salad, and hash browns, all at once. “He will. I don’t know the percentage, but with a gallery it’s anywhere from ten to sixty percent. All Clive has to do is hand that baby over and…” She paused, which was just as well, since Judith was having trouble understanding her cousin talk with her mouth full.

Iris allowed herself to be comforted for a minimal moment, then drew somewhat awkwardly away from her benefactress. “I feel numb just now,” Iris said in a hollow tone. ” “Sweet-Stix! ” The children were still jumping, though the oldest, who appeared to be about five, turned to glare at Iris. Obviously, Judith thought, he—or 28 / Mary Daheim she—recognized Iris and her sad news only as a deterrent to childish pleasures. At last Mrs. Morton made a serious attempt to shush her offspring: She planted both feet firmly on the ground, gave a tremendous heave of her chubby body, and shook off all but the oldest child.

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