By Lydia Adamson
While actress and beginner sleuth Alice Nestleton whips up an anniversary meal for her actor associates, the chuffed couple simply die-of meals poisoning. the one witnesses are the couple's little kittens. certainly lovable, yet under no circumstances manageable at the witness stand. because of this Alice is the top suspect. And whereas the actor in Alice could love the highlight, this isn't the type of cognizance she needs... "Slyly captivating." (Publishers Weekly) "Another gem for cat secret fans." (Library magazine)
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No. But you must ask my husband. ’’ She nodded, as if this was not unusual. ’’ ‘‘He supplies restaurants. ’’ ‘‘Are you sure you don’t know him? He supplied the Red Witch. You know, Alex and Lila’s restaurant. Do you know them? Alex Woodward. Lila Huggins. ’’ ‘‘Why do you keep asking me about people I don’t know? Who are you? ’’ She suddenly stood up and started to scream. ’’ The black Flax lady rushed in. Hannah Prosper seemed to go into a trance. Millie took me firmly by the arm and led me out.
How we ought to become lovers again . . how we are and always have been and always will be closer than any two people on earth. Oh, yes, he had it honed to a fare-thee-well. I usually fell for it. But not this time. No, not at all. After his plea was finished we sat in silence. G. at twotwenty. Nora didn’t show at all. I called my machine. Yes, she had left a message. She couldn’t make it. G. had been a pain in the ass, she claimed. He had shown up to help her interrogate the chef. ’’ in her words.
36 Chapter 6 T ony and I stood in front of the Red Witch. The red crayon sign on the door, pathetically printed in a childlike hand, read: CLOSED IN LOVING MEMORY OF ALEX AND LILA ‘‘There’s someone inside,’’ Basillio said, grabbing my arm for some reason. He knocked. Cynthia Quarles, the manager, opened the door. I had always liked this woman. About forty, she was tiny, and her movements were always jerky—but she exuded efficiency, was polite to everyone, and was the person who kept the restaurant afloat.