By Peg Marberg
Seville, Indiana has 5 site visitors lighting and one inside layout firm—Designer denims, co-founded through Jean Hastings and her daughter, Jean Jr. in recent times they’re discovering that the prepared eyes wanted for plotting colour schemes and monitoring down flea-market treasures additionally come in useful for studying extra sinister designs…
Death of the party
Even the loss of life of an area bookseller can’t throw a pall over the grand re-opening of the Sleepy hole state Club’s eating room. It’s a triumph for Jean, who remodeled it from drained and bland to paintings Deco grand. but if the manager—who fought Jean each step of the way—rises to make a toast, he in a timely fashion falls down lifeless. fatalities in a single week have aroused Jean’s curiosity—and her instincts for locating lethal styles…
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As the days grew shorter, the hours spent removing layer upon layer of old paint and wallpaper grew longer. Occasionally, our work was interrupted by visits from var ious board members. Like her father, JR does not suffer fools gladly or quietly. Overtired one day, she was voicing her frustration as she struggled with a particularly hard-to remove section of paper. ” 24 FA U X F I N I S H E D Before I had a chance to offer JR some much-needed sympathy along with some well-deserved praise for the ter riﬁc job she was doing, Harmon Brinker toddled into the dining room, ducking easily beneath the latticework of scaffolding.
Thrown off balance, I reached out for the nearest object, which was a large, dried-out potted palm. With plant in tow, I crash-landed on the mound of drapery, which had imprisoned JR. My rescue attempt, needless to say, was a ﬁasco. “Mother, get off,” came the mufﬂed voice. “I can’t breathe. ” I rolled to the side, a move that gave JR enough room to crawl out from under the odious stained and sun-rotted fab ric. Once we’d untangled ourselves from the debris and were back on our feet, I instructed JR to take it easy while I cleaned up the mess, but she assured me that, other than a temporary loss of breath and a slight bump on her head, she was ﬁne.
A pair of brass hurricane lamps ﬂank the large mahogany-framed mirror, which hangs over his and hers washbasins. I stood in front of the vanity, waiting for the steam to dissipate. My thoughts drifted back to Harmon’s curious visit to the club. That last conversation I’d had with him was as cloudy as the bathroom mirror. Perhaps with time, it too would become clear. 39 C hapter seven B “Oh my stars, what a change. Just look at all the chrome and marble. And the color scheme, wow. White, black, and red with gold accents is so chic and elegant.