By Tamar Myers
Pickled...Then Potted All that continues to be of Lula Mae Wiggins-who drowned in a bath of inexpensive champagne on New Year's Eve-now sits in an alleged Etruscan urn in Savannah, Georgia. extra north, on the Den of Antiquity vintage store in Charlotte, North Carolina, plucky owner Abigail Timberlake is astonished to benefit that she is the only inheitor of the Wiggins property. past due Aunt Lula Mae was once, in the end, as far away a relative as family can get. Arriving in picturesque Savannah, Abby makes a number of startling discoveries. First, that Lula Mae's ultimate resting pot is extra American affordable than Italian vintage. And moment, that there has been a truly necessary 1793 one-cent piece taped to the interior lid. probably a coin assortment worthy thousands is hidden one of the deceased's worldly possessions-making Lula's passoing extra suspicious than orginally surmised. With the unusual visual appeal of a voodoo preistess coupled with the worrying disappearance of a enjoyed one-and with nasty kin skeletons tumbling from the timber like acorns-Abby must locate her penny auntie's killer p.d.q...or she'll be as much as her ashes in deep trouble!
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Mama and I both gasped, and Mama even threw her arms protectively in front of her face. For one heart-stopping moment the woman stood there, just inches from my car, my headlights full on her, and the next second she was gone. I mean that literally. The woman had totally and utterly disappeared. My only thought was that she had fallen. I hadn’t felt a thud, but perhaps I’d hit her just hard enough to knock her off balance. I jammed the gear into Park and jumped out of the car. ” I screamed. ” But there was no one there.
He started shufﬂing papers as if I wasn’t even there. I practically ran all the way back to the Heritage, and I wasn’t wearing running shoes, either, but sandals—seasonally correct sandals that were off-white. The only chance I had to catch my breath was in the elevator up to our ﬂoor. Wouldn’t you know it, I’d forgotten my key card and had to knock. At any rate, I was still panting when Mama opened the door. She was wearing a lavender silk robe that trailed behind her like a royal train. J. or Wynnell.
You don’t appear to have any major prejudices,” I conceded. ” 49 50 Tamar Myers “Well, dear, you have to realize this was a long time ago. Back then even the armed forces were segregated. ” “I can remember, Mama. Well, not the armed forces, but the separate drinking fountains and bathrooms. ” My blood raced. “You mean Aunt Lula Mae—” Mama nodded. I turned Mama around to face me. “Wow! ” Mama wailed. “It was all so hush-hush. ” “No, I don’t think so. I really believe he wasn’t. But his parents were.
A Penny Urned (Den of Antiquity) by Tamar Myers