By Laura Childs
Carmela Bertrand understands that Halloween in New Orleans ability per week of rabble-rousing, costumed craziness—and she can’t wait to get the occasion begun. but if a neighborhood antiques broker turns up lifeless, Carmela unexpectedly reveals herself in a real-life danse macabre...
An evening’s paintings choosing the category time table for her scrapbooking store has positioned Carmela within the temper to kick up her heels. yet after a few unusual noises draw her into Oddities, the neighboring antiques store, Carmela’s evening is without notice wear carry whilst a bloody physique falls out of a curio cabinet—and into her arms.
While store proprietor Marcus Joubert was once recognized for being an eccentric with a penchant for eclectic item, Carmela by no means notion he used to be the type of guy who may well encourage the eagerness required to kill. but if Marcus’s assistant—and fiancée—Mavis finds necessary dying masks was once additionally stolen, it turns into transparent that homicide wasn’t the culprit’s sole intention.
Carmela can’t face up to the urge to enquire the turning out to be secret, yet because the checklist of suspects raises, she realizes it’ll take each trick within the booklet to unmask the killer thief ahead of there’s one other evening of murderous mischief...
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