By JoAnna Carl
In her infrequent loose time, newlywed Lee McKinney Woodyard works on TenHuis Chocolade's latest choices, chocolate jewels. yet quickly the city of Warner Pier has its own jewel heist, after which a physique is located within the lake. Lee can not help yet ponder whether the crimes are comparable. possibly if she digs up a few airborne dirt and dust, she'll hit the mummy lode.
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The lane we share with the Baileys—as I say, we’re in a semirural part of Warner Pier—is actually our drive plus the Baileys’ drive linked by an extra bit of sandy roadway Uncle Phil and Charlie Bailey put in. It sometimes makes a convenient way to come and go, in case a truck is blocking one of the driveways, for example. But it’s private property, not a Warner Pier street. Alice barked again, and Harold shushed her. Then he spoke. “Hi, Lee. ” “But you’re a Texan. ” “Texas is air-conditioned! We don’t put up with this kind of heat without a fight.
I tried! ” I shook my head and headed for the telephone. I had Vandemann’s air-conditioning on my speed dial, and I put in a panic call to Mrs. Vandemann. I pointed out that her son had worked on our AC only the day before, and hinted that if he couldn’t fix it, we’d appreciate his recommending someone who could. We try to patronize local businesses, but there is a limit. Mrs. Vandemann made soothing noises and assured me her son would be there immediately. Or almost immediately. He was fighting a similar emergency at the Warner Pier twenty-four-hour clinic, she said.
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