French Polished Murder by Elise Hyatt

By Elise Hyatt

You do not bump into a chain just like the bold unearths novels each day... Divorced mother, Candyce "Dyce" Dare is the landlord of the furnishings refinishing shop bold unearths. while she discovers decades-old letters inside of an old piano she's renovating, she turns into distracted by means of an research that places her at odds with the letter-writer's very strong neighborhood kin.

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But right now I need you to look up how to take care of baby rats for me. ” There was another silence. “Uh—Dyce, I don’t think you should lock Ben in your shed and let rats loose on him. I mean, you can, of course, but I wouldn’t advise it. I am an officer of the law and I—” “No. If I were to lock Ben up with rats, they’d be big rats. With sharp teeth. ” “Well . . he did give E that thing. ” I heard him tapping the keyboard. “Um . . ” I looked at the dish. ” “Oh, good. You’re also supposed to give them baby formula.

He gave Ben an indecipherable look—or at least indecipherable by me—then said, “At any rate I was . . I came to ask Mr. Colm how he found the cat and to see if it was recovering. ” I had the strong impression that normally keeping track of the cases was done by phone, at most. I also had the strong impression that Mr. Colm’s turned back was being given a very careful once-over, even as Officer Nick folded his notebook, which I gathered had been more or less an official-looking prop—and slid it back into his pocket, before clearing his throat and saying to Ben’s back, “I guess I should go, since I have the information I needed and .

I realized how far out on a limb I’d climbed when Cas gave me a sobering look. ” “Of course I’m sure,” I said, all the while wondering what exactly I’d taken in my morning coffee. Now I decided whatever it was had to be potent, because there was no way I knew what to do with this mess. Aren’t pianos supposed to be French polished? he said. They are, I’d said. You know how to do that? he asked. Of course, I said. I groaned. I knew how to apply French polish just like I knew how to fly. First method, buy a ticket in an airliner.

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