By Jessica Beck
A BURNED OUT BAKER, publication 7 within the vintage Diner secret sequence, from ny instances Bestselling writer Jessica Beck! Barry Jackson’s bakery is burned to the floor, with the baker nonetheless within, quickly after a fiery disagreement with Moose and Victoria, and the pair needs to resolve the homicide ahead of their reputations, and their freedom, cross up in smoke!
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Satin wasn't in sight. I went through the curtained archway and down a narrow passageway to a hall lined with closed doors. I saw one door with a silver star on it and knocked. " "Shell Scott. " Satin opened the door. She held a cloth in her hand and was removing the make-up from her face; but she hadn't changed the outfit she wore in her act. It took a few seconds for me to explain who I was and what I was doing here, but then she invited me inside her dressing room, shut the Page 41 Wailing Frail, A Shell Scott Detective Mystery door, and walked over to lean back against the dressing table.
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