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Bake Sale Murder by Leslie Meier

By Leslie Meier

Ever for the reason that neighborhood developer Fred Stanton and his spouse, Mimi, outfitted 5 modular houses round the corner to Lucy Stone's farmhouse, lifestyles simply hasn't been a similar. With Mimi complaining approximately every thing from the nation of Lucy's garden to a different neighbor's adorable puppy, old fashioned Tinker's Cove, Maine, is now entangled in cul-de-sac politics and backstabbing. And while Mimi does not appear for her shift on the Hat and Mitten Fund bake sale, the odor of burnt sugar leads Lucy to a stunning discovery: Mimi, face down on her kitchen floor--with a knife in her again. whereas the police begin their research, Lucy will get busy writing up the homicide for the neighborhood Pennysaver--and following a number of leads of her personal. Lucy is familiar with the ladies in her local did not like Mimi, yet they definitely did not want her dead...right? "I like Lucy Stone much, and so will readers." --Carolyn Hart "Leslie Meier writes with sparkle and warmth." --Chicago sunlight occasions "Mothers all over the place will establish with Lucy Stone and the household difficulties she encounters." --Publishers Weekly

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Lucy checked the clock and sighed, pushing Bill away. It was almost eight, time to get Zoe to Friends of Animals day camp. Zoe, almost nine, was the caboose on the family choo-choo, five years younger than her next oldest sibling, her sister Sara. Sara, 14, would be a freshman in high school when school reopened in just a few weeks. This summer, Sara had her first job; she was working as a chambermaid at the Queen Victoria Inn where she was following in her older sister Elizabeth’s footsteps.

Sue furrowed her perfectly shaped brows and stuck out her Bobbi Brown lips in a pout. “And I’m going to show her. ” Chapter 4 As soon as the dinner dishes were done on Tuesday night, Lucy decided to dig out the food processor so she could experiment with the dog treat recipe. She’d wasted no time in getting the recipe from Willie; with the next meeting scheduled in less than a week she had no time to lose. She knew it was ridiculous to feel pressured about making dog biscuits for a bake sale but somehow she did.

It’s great, this year it’s in California. I can’t wait to go. Last year I made the top half of finishers and I’m hoping to make the top ten percent this year. I’ve really been working on my swimming, that’s where I’m weakest. The cycling’s a breeze and my running’s okay. ” “Well, good for you,” said Lucy, absolutely floored. “By the way, Lucy, I don’t think I ever asked you for a pledge. ” “Do you think you could make it fifty? Or a hundred? ” “Okay. Fifty. And good luck with the triathlon,” said Lucy, clicking off the phone.

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