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By Elaine Viets

On Josie's most up-to-date project, her former teacher-now operating in a underwear shop-is wanting a few critical aid while 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 talents to show the genuine killer...

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Rosa ran down the hall room. “I’ll send in your saleswoman right away,” she called. Trish had been packing up the alteration order for Cody John Wayne, the shy hero. Laura the manager took the bra away from Trish and pushed her toward the dressing rooms. Cody eyed the store as if Frankie might ambush him behind a bra carousel. He looked even more frightened when Frankie marched up to the counter, holding a sheer red crossed-strap contraption along with her plastic-bagged dress. She practically dangled the bra in Cody’s face.

The two saleswomen, unused to being the prizes in a tug-of-war, stayed silent. “Whatever,” Frankie said. “It’s no big deal. ” “Wearing oversized sacks of saline doesn’t make you a better person,” Josie said, as Alyce dragged her toward the dressing room door. Chapter 3 “If you ladies will take off your tops, you can put on one of those silk robes there,” Rosa said. ” Alyce asked. “Don’t need one,” the saleswoman said. “I can tell your size by looking at you. I could make an educated guess now, but it’s better if I see the real you.

Right. You’re Josie somebody. ” Frankie said that as if being younger were an achievement. She turned to Laura. The former gym teacher was frozen behind the counter. Her hands clutched the countertop. ” Frankie said. There was an ocean of contempt in that one word. She started to walk out of the store. ” Mrs. Ferguson said. “I don’t want you waiting on me,” Frankie said. “I can get another saleswoman for you,” Laura said. ” Frankie asked. Josie was puzzled by Frankie’s sneery tone and Laura’s odd behavior.

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