By Monica Ferris
Heavens to Betsy Devonshire! She by no means meant to get so stuck up during this year's vintage vehicle race. yet as sponsor of 1 of the entrants, she can't aid yet retain a detailed eye at the outcome—and it's now not beautiful. one of many drivers by no means makes it to the end line. His vehicle is located exploded in flames. Now Betsy and her artful associates needs to make certain if it used to be an coincidence or the paintings of a jealous competitor. the reply will be in a section of needlework, yet pinning down a suspect won't be easy...
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Un tempio dello stile: il paradiso della borsetta. Finora ho puntato troppo in basso, con le mie penne alla fragola: ora sì che ho raggiunto il vero nirvana dello shopping. Accarezzo il morbido cuoio di una minaudière di Lulu Guinness sagomata a forma di labbra scarlatte. Aprendo la silenziosa chiusura a scatto trovo il cartellino con il prezzo: è più del mio affitto mensile. La poso subito. 55 bianca e nera in agnello matelassé. Ho guardato abbastanza puntate di Sex and the City per conoscere il valore di ciò che vedo.
A Murderous Yarn (Needlecraft Mysteries, Book 5) by Monica Ferris