By Elaine Viets
On Josie's most up-to-date task, her former teacher-now operating in a underwear shop-is short of a few severe aid whilst a patron is located murdered. regrettably, the teacher's alibi is flimsier than the camisoles she sells, so Josie might want to bust out her sleuthing abilities to reveal the true killer...
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Plaza Venetia advertises itself as ‘where the best people shop the best stores,’ ” Alyce said. “They mean the richest,” Josie said. “It would make sense that an expensive lingerie store would be located here. Mrs. Hayes—I mean Laura Ferguson—was the best of the best when I was in school. She was good at dealing with difficult situations. She’d be a natural fit for an upscale-store manager. ” “I’d hardly call her one of the best people,” Alyce said. ” “And she looks just as flashy,” Alyce said.
But we’ll know better when you try on some bras. Alyce, you’re wearing a bust minimizer. You’re squashing your poor breasts. That underwire has to dig into your chest. ” “My bust is too big,” Alyce said. ” “In the right bra, you’ll look curvy,” Rosa said. “You’ll have a waist and your hips will look smaller. I promise. ” Rosa gave a little hip-check. She had a lush figure, silky brown hair, and lively, humorous eyes the color of black coffee. She was overweight by fashion standards, but Rosa looked shapely in her pencil skirt and black sweater.
But Desiree is taking the complaints seriously enough to investigate. The company wants some ammunition, and they want it documented in writing. Maybe you’d like to take that friend of yours. ” “Alyce,” Josie said. ” “No, but she can keep her bra, too. ” Harry pantomimed large rounds in the air. ” He stopped, catching himself like a runner about to go over a cliff. ” He made a small cup with his hands. Very small. ” Harry stopped and looked frightened. Josie decided she’d take pity on the miserable worm.
An Uplifting Murder: Josie Marcus, Mystery Shopper by Elaine Viets