By Mary Daheim
On the market: luxurious Condos, Corpse integrated only a stone's throw from Judith McMonigle Flynn's thriving Hillside Manor, workmen are busy renovating the elegantly decrepit Alhambra palms into expensive condominiums. yet involved contractor George Guthrie fears that well-heeled strength dealers might blanch after they know about the four-decades-dead physique that was once stashed at the back of the crumbling partitions of the moldy manse. And ever-inquisitive Judith's discovery of a few even more contemporary continues to be at the premises threatens to se estate values throughout the floorboards--and Guthrie during the roof! either her expert detective husband Joe and her partner-in-crime fixing cousin Renie imagine Judith is bonkers to suspect that the 2 killings are hooked up. however, Judith's able to construct a powerful case to that impression -- except a few homicidal anyone makes a decision to deconstruct her first!
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They had recently married, and this was their ﬁrst home. In 1942, after war had broken out, two important events occurred in the Meachams’ lives. Harry joined the army in February of that year, and three months later, their ﬁrst child, a daughter named Anne-Marie, was born. The war years were typical for the Meachams, separated by ten thousand miles and haunted by the fear that Harry might never come back. ” Nan paused. Judith turned to Renie. “I’m going to look for Jeremy right now. ” “Hold on,” Renie cautioned.
Judith pointed to her feet. ” “But my car’s down by the opera house,” Renie protested. “I’ll drive you down there to get it,” Judith said, already heading across the street. “But those six blocks are uphill,” Renie pointed out in a voice that was growing desperate. “If I can make it, you can. Anyway,” she added, “it’s only four blocks straight up. ” Renie made muttering noises, but traipsed behind Judith. After the noisy, crowded, stuffy bedroom with its gruesome remains, the walk uphill was more restorative than demanding.
Anyway,” she added, “it’s only four blocks straight up. ” Renie made muttering noises, but traipsed behind Judith. After the noisy, crowded, stuffy bedroom with its gruesome remains, the walk uphill was more restorative than demanding. The mountain ash, maple, and chestnut trees were still in full leaf, providing welcome shade. Judith took deep breaths, savoring the blooms of a climbing rose on the wall of a big brick apartment 32 Mary Daheim house in the next block. The farther she walked, the more familiar the neighborhood became.
A Streetcar Named Expire by Mary Daheim