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By Mary Daheim

Van Gogh-ing...going...gone!Poor Judith McMonigle Flynn! All she desires is a much-needed holiday from the pains of operating Hillside Manor. yet she and cousin Renie have slightly set foot of their family's backwoods holiday cottage...and already they're having a broom with the neighborhood legislations. apparently anyone has painted their neighbor, world-renowned artist Riley Tobias, completely out of the image. And the crafty slayer has controlled to border luckless Judith for the crime! however the version novice sleuth isn't really approximately to take a seat nonetheless for this , as she and her cuz canvas the geographical region looking for a killer. Judith is bound the perpetrator are available within the rogues' gallery of oily brokers, malicious mistresses, and artful critics who inhabited the defunct da Vinci's surrealistic global. however the cousins will be portray themselves right into a harmful nook with this unofficial investigation...and atmosphere themselves up for one more deadly paintings attack.Poor Judith McMonigle Flynn! All she desires is a much-needed holiday from the pains of working Hillside Manor. yet she and cousin Renie have slightly set foot of their family's backwoods holiday cottage...and already they are having a broom with the neighborhood legislations. it sounds as if anyone has painted their neighbor, world-renowned artist Riley Tobias, completely out of the image. And the crafty slayer has controlled to border luckless Judith for the crime! however the version beginner sleuth isn't really approximately to take a seat nonetheless for this, as she and her cuz canvas the geographical region looking for a killer. Judith is bound the wrongdoer are available within the rogues' gallery of oily brokers, malicious mistresses, and artful critics who inhabited the defunct da Vinci's surrealistic global. however the cousins might be portray themselves right into a risky nook with this unofficial investigation...and atmosphere themselves up for an additional deadly paintings attack.Poor Judith McMonigle Flynn! All she desires is a much-needed holiday from the pains of working Hillside Manor. yet she and cousin Renie have slightly set foot of their family's backwoods holiday cottage...and already they are having a broom with the neighborhood legislations. it seems that an individual has painted their neighbor, world-renowned artist Riley Tobias, completely out of the image. And the crafty slayer has controlled to border luckless Judith for the crime! however the version novice sleuth is not approximately to take a seat nonetheless for this, as she and her cuz canvas the geographical region looking for a killer. Judith is sure the offender are available within the rogues' gallery of oily brokers, malicious mistresses, and artful critics who inhabited the defunct da Vinci's surrealistic global. however the cousins might be portray themselves right into a risky nook with this unofficial investigation...and atmosphere themselves up for one more deadly artwork assault.

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Yessir, Ah’m gonna live after all! ” The cousins traded perturbed looks. “No,” said Renie emphatically. “That’s wax facial-hair remover. We’re going to depilate each other after dinner. ” Although an expression of either disbelief or disappointment crossed Clive Silvanus’s soft face, he seemed content to console himself with his bourbon. Renie retrieved the notebook and placed it at Clive’s elbow. Judith sat down next to him on the sofa, intent on getting an explanation. “You said you were shocked but not surprised, Mr.

Silvanus lighted up and puffed with relief. Renie handed him his drink, and after the first sip, he seemed to implode. ” Arms and legs splayed all over the sofa, his head shot back, his chest sunk in, and his stomach suddenly bulged at his belt. Ashes flew from his cigarette; a small leather-bound notebook fell out of the pocket inside his sport coat. Clive seemed not to notice. “Yessir, Ah’m gonna live after all! ” The cousins traded perturbed looks. “No,” said Renie emphatically. “That’s wax facial-hair remover.

Renie didn’t move at all, but clamped a hand over her mouth. Iris screamed again, then rushed inside the studio. Unable to contain herself, Judith followed her. Riley Tobias lay facedown on the floor, one hand flung out, the other at an awkward angle by his side. A bright orange stain spread out on the floor under his body. ” Nonetheless, Riley Tobias was dead. Iris Takisaki crouched on the studio floor, rocking back and forth, her hands covering her face. A very pale Renie had now joined the other two women.

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