By Melissa Bourbon
While her great-grandmother passes away, Harlow Jane Cassidy leaves her task as a long island designer and strikes again to Bliss, Texas. but if she opens a dressmaking boutique within the turn-of-the-century farmhouse she inherited, Harlow senses an inexplicable "presence". Her outdated buddy Josie orders a costume for her upcoming marriage ceremony, but if Josie's boss turns up lifeless, Harlow has to discover the killer-with a bit aid from beyond.
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Maybe he’s taking a little stroll. ” My grandfather loved to sneak slices of cheese from the tasting platters we set on the marble countertop. ” I pointed. Pépère was exiting the Country Kitchen across the street. ” Grandmère muttered something in French, chastising herself for not believing the love of her life, and I smiled. Theirs was the kind of relationship I craved, aged like a fine cheese. “Charlotte,” Rebecca said. ” I cocked my head. Exactly when in the last few minutes did she think I’d had time to do that?
Grandmère seemed to be holding her breath. “This is an adult party, Sylvie,” Matthew hissed. ” “It’s not a place for children. Amy, Clair, I’m sorry. ” Grandmère warned me to stand pat. “I’ll take the girls. ” She crouched and opened her arms. Looking sheepish, the twins scooted to her. She ushered them out of the room, and Pépère trundled after them. An instant later, Matthew grabbed Sylvie by the arm and swept her toward the exit. If looks could kill, Sylvie wasn’t long for this world. I scurried after them, eager to watch Matthew put her in her place.
I like what you’ve done to the place,” Freddy said. ” She flicked her fingernail on his sleeve. ” Freddy snapped his fingers. ” Quinn asked. “Morbier,” Dane said, with the proper French pronunciation—a kid after my grandfather’s heart. Pépère loved the flavorful cheese with the layer of vegetable ash in the middle. ” Quinn asked. ” She bumped Harker again. He grunted. ” “Are, too,” Edsel jibed. ” “Did so, bro. You’ve got cash on the brain. ” “Blame Quinn,” Harker said. “No way,” Quinn countered.