By Livia J. Washburn
All yr around, retired schoolteacher Phyllis Newsom is as candy as peach pie-except throughout the Peach competition, whose blue ribbon has slipped via Phyllis's arms greater than once...
Everyone's a bit shook up while the corpse of a no-good neighborhood turns up beneath a automobile in an area storage. yet while Phyllis engages in a few novice sleuthing, she will not allow it distract her from out-baking her competitors and successful the impending Peach pageant contest.
She and the entire different contestants shield their mystery, unique recipes with their lives-and speak a number of trash. along with her strange highly spiced Peach Cobbler, Phyllis hopes to knock 'em lifeless. yet that is simply an expression-never in her wildest goals did she imagine her cobbler would truly kill a pass judgement on. Now, she's suspected of murder-and she's acquired to bake this example broad open.
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She nodded. "Of course. " She went on, "Me bathroom is right next door, and there are stairs at the end of the hall that take you down to a side door and porch, so that you can come and go that way if you like. " "Within reason," Carolyn said. " Phyllis's lips tightened. Carolyn was a good one to talk, the way she had hogged the kitchen for half the day. Sam smiled as he looked around at them. " "Phyllis and Carolyn are involved in that," Eve said quickly. "I never had the skills in the kitchen that those two have.
Bye:' "Good-bye;' Phyllis said. She put down the phone. " Eve asked from the hall doorway. Phyl lis hadn't heard her come up. Carolyn was behind her. " Phyllis took a deep breath as she faced them. Now, as the kids in' her classes used to say when they thought she couldn't hear them, it was really going to hit the fan. Chapter 4 "Live with a man" Carolyn said when Phyllis had explained. " "It's not that terrible, dear," Eve said. "And I should know, if I do say so myself. " Carolyn went on. " "That's true," Phyllis admitted "That was my intention.
I don't know," Phyllis had to say. "That was before Mr. " "That's right:' Something occurred to Phyllis, and she added, "It looked like the man was arguing with Newt. He was waving his arms around like he was worked: up about something:' Mike frowned. " "Well, why in the world would IT' she demanded. "I thought that old car had just slipped off the jack and fallen on him. " Mike turned his hat over in his hands as he thought. "Yeah, that makes sense, I guess. " Phyllis took a deep breath. "Me pickup was dark blue.