By Annette Blair
A enjoyable new secret sequence from the writer of long gone with the Witch. the suitable gown will be magic; the inaccurate one—murder! From the nationwide bestselling writer of Sensation’s Witch sequence comes the recent classic Magic secret sequence, that includes Madeira Cutler. whereas establishing her personal classic garments store, Maddie needs to transparent her family’s identify while her sister’s marriage ceremony festivities hit a snag: homicide.
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Anywhere in the world, except here. On the off chance the bride was hiding, which I might be inclined to do in her place, I should check Brandy’s room. My hand hovered over the matte black latch while I questioned my nebulous inclination to go inside. Why Brandy’s room? I turned away and turned back, then finally clutched the latch handle almost as if I expected it to burn. I found it cool to the touch, smooth, and easy to open. Too easy? I had to push on the door and it wailed in protest. In this place, doors occasionally opened and shut on their own, which I attributed to our otherworldly inhabitants, but this, this resistance was odd.
Right before I stood at Mom’s open bedroom door to find my father crying with his head on her chest, Mom still and silent in the bed. Even now, I avoided looking toward the master bedroom and headed straight for Sherry’s room, but the lavender-scented chintz exhibit stood empty. Three sets of stairs beckoned: front, back, keeping room. The smart thing to do would be to take one of them down. I wish I could say that I always did the smart thing. Closed, latched, oak-planked doors wearing their age-old patinas surrounded me, but only one door interested me, and I wasn’t sure why.
He checked his watch. “Ambulance could be here any minute. ” I planted my hands on my hips. ” They firmed their stances and puffed out their chests. Alex tugged on his cuffs. Nick jiggled the change in his pocket and rocked on his heels. I sighed. ” After I checked the second-floor rooms for Sherry, without luck, I made my way downstairs, in no rush to shatter Dad’s bubble of relief at the party’s end. Aunt Fiona met me at the bottom and hugged me. I held on for a minute. ” I asked. We stepped out a side door, and Aunt Fiona shut it behind us.
A Veiled Deception (A Vintage Magic Mystery) by Annette Blair