By Melissa Bourbon
After a yr of exertions in her Texas place of birth, Harlow Jane Cassidy’s goals are ultimately inside of reachif she will be able to simply get all of it performed in time
Harlow’s designs may be featured in a major journal unfold, yet she simply has a couple of days to finalize her assortment. Plus she’s busy supporting to devise her mother’s upcoming marriage ceremony, taking part in host to her previous pal Orphie, and keeping off a aggressive Dallas fashion designer set on stealing Harlow’s rules. Harlow’s making all of it workuntil anyone breaks into Buttons & Bows and the rival dressmaker is located dead.
but if a close to omit makes it transparent that Orphie may be the subsequent sufferer, Harlow must untangle the threads of facts if she desires to store her buddy, her mother’s marriage ceremony, and her enterprise from turning into model highway kill
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A Custom-Fit Crime (A Magical Dressmaking Mystery, Book 4) by Melissa Bourbon