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A Wedding to Die For (Yellow Rose Mysteries) by Leann Sweeney

By Leann Sweeney

From the writer of decide Your Poison comes a loopy case of matrimonial homicide and a broken-hearted bride-to-be whilst a family members visitor will get hit over the top with a present. The undesirable reception in simple terms will get deadlier for Houston PI Abby Rose, enlisted to unravel the marriage fiasco.

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No more laughing. No more conversations. Sylvia whispered, “Oh my God,” then took off in the direction of the scream. I followed, Kate close behind me. We pushed by people who looked frozen in time, their collective silence almost oppressive. Maybe it was the adrenaline rush that heightened my senses, but the mix of seafood and booze and flowers seemed like an ocean I had to swim through. No one but us seemed to be reacting to what every single guest surely must have heard. But that’s how it often happens in an emergency.

I wandered out into the family room, my drink in hand. The string quartet had been set up in here, but most folks were in the adjoining great room to my left. The musicians had taken a break, and the noise of multiple conversations in both rooms filled the air. A fire crackled in the fireplace and a champagne fountain with golden liquid bubbling out of pitchers held by cherubs sat on a table perpendicular to the windows. Plates filled with slices of the now-mutilated tiered white cake surrounded the fountain.

He assisted Kate to her knees so she could minister to the passed out Sylvia before flipping open a cell phone to make the 9 1 1 call. Not long after, noise again filled the Beadford house. Chaos bred from fear makes plenty of noise—raised voices, the sound of a distant siren, people shouting and wanting in the room. Didn’t matter poor Sylvia was laid out like a trussed turkey in the doorway. Kate was fanning the woman’s face with someone’s handbag and I swear those so-called friends of the family would have stepped right over Sylvia to get a better look at the body.

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