By Chris Cavender
No longer an excessive amount of occurs within the sleepy little city of bushes Ridge, North Carolina - that's wonderful with pizza-purveyor extraordinaire Eleanor speedy. The spunky proprietor of A Slice of enjoyment is making an attempt to fix her damaged middle and will use a bit quiet time. but if a overdue evening supply consumer turns up useless, she's in for simply the other during this scrumptious secret sequence debut, that includes pizza because the prima personality.
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Kevin asked. Her only answer was a smile. He started to ask me a question despite Maddy’s phone call, but I held up one hand, curious about my sister’s phone call myself. After a few seconds, she asked, “Is he in? I just need one second. ” A moment later, she said, “The chief of police is in my apartment, and he wants to ask my sister some questions about last night. ” Maddy listened a second, then grinned. “I’ll tell her. ” I asked as she hung up the phone. “I thought we needed some backup, so I called Bob Lemon.
We would have lightened the place up with candles,” she protested. “That’s fine, if you like eating in a cave,” I said. ” She glanced at the conveyor. “They’ve got a few more minutes, and you know it. ” I grinned at her. “You caught me. ” “Miserably,” she said. A few minutes later, my sandwich was the first one to appear on the other side, the bread neatly toasted and the cheese melted into a golden sheen. As she plated both sandwiches, she asked, “Where should we eat? ” “Tell you what. Why don’t we take a table by the front window?
I’d changed back into the clothes I’d worn the night before, finishing just before he arrived. I didn’t know what kind of hold Maddy had over him to get him out of his office on such short notice, but for once, I was glad she had some pull with the best local attorney we had. “But I didn’t do it,” I protested. Bob shook his head. ” In his early fifties, Bob’s hair was still dark and thick, though gray was touching each temple. He kept fit by walking, making paths in and around Timber Ridge until he knew every square inch of the place.