By Tamar Myers
Pickled...Then Potted All that continues to be of Lula Mae Wiggins-who drowned in a tub of inexpensive champagne on New Year's Eve-now sits in an alleged Etruscan urn in Savannah, Georgia. extra north, on the Den of Antiquity old store in Charlotte, North Carolina, plucky owner Abigail Timberlake is astonished to benefit that she is the only real inheitor of the Wiggins property. overdue Aunt Lula Mae was once, finally, as far away a relative as family can get. Arriving in picturesque Savannah, Abby makes a few startling discoveries. First, that Lula Mae's ultimate resting pot is extra American affordable than Italian old. And moment, that there has been a truly important 1793 one-cent piece taped to the interior lid. might be a coin assortment worthy thousands is hidden one of the deceased's worldly possessions-making Lula's passoing extra suspicious than orginally surmised. With the unusual visual appeal of a voodoo preistess coupled with the worrying disappearance of a enjoyed one-and with nasty kinfolk skeletons tumbling from the timber like acorns-Abby must locate her penny auntie's killer p.d.q...or she'll be as much as her ashes in deep trouble!
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Now, I’m not claiming that Dmitri understood my words of comfort, but he did feel conﬁdent enough to wiggle free from my grip and gingerly inspect the cage. This he did by snifﬁng. I waited patiently while his nose led him on the grand tour, conﬁdent that he would at least return to say good-bye. But when my youngest and hairiest child reached the far side of the box, he leaped up to the sleeping shelf, ﬂopped over on his side, and proceeded to glare at me. And that’s how I left him, burning holes in my back with his yellow-green peepers.
Lord only knows why it is that folks like me talk human baby talk to a feline with a walnut-size brain. But there you have it. Now, I’m not claiming that Dmitri understood my words of comfort, but he did feel conﬁdent enough to wiggle free from my grip and gingerly inspect the cage. This he did by snifﬁng. I waited patiently while his nose led him on the grand tour, conﬁdent that he would at least return to say good-bye. But when my youngest and hairiest child reached the far side of the box, he leaped up to the sleeping shelf, ﬂopped over on his side, and proceeded to glare at me.
Mama looked like the cat who has stolen the creamer as well. ” “Yes, I know we have a kitchenette, but where are the dishes? ” I hoisted myself off the couch and headed toward that corner of the room. “Mama, it’s not your job to wash them, you know. And if you put them away in the cup—” Mama leaped off the sofa and intercepted me. ” “Well, because they’re really ﬁlthy. The Heritage should be ashamed. ” A PENNY URNED 55 I may be short, but I’m not stupid. Not that stupid. My antennae were up, just as sure as if Mama were one of my children.