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 hands greater than once...
Everyone's a bit shook up while the corpse of a no-good neighborhood turns up beneath a automobile in a neighborhood storage. yet whilst Phyllis engages in a few novice sleuthing, she will not allow it distract her from out-baking her competitors and profitable the approaching Peach competition contest.
She and the entire different contestants shield their mystery, unique recipes with their lives-and speak a lot of trash. together with her strange highly spiced Peach Cobbler, Phyllis hopes to knock 'em useless. 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 received to bake this example extensive open.
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Yes, he was a very sweet little boy. I never saw Newt at school, though, except at Open House. " "Yes, I know. I haven't been retired all that long:' "But you taught junior high," Mattie pointed out. "When I substitute in the elementary schools these days, there are sheets stuck up all over the classroom for the parents to sign up for this and sign up for that, to go on this field trip and provide refreshments for that class party, to volunteer for this and that. In my day, that classroom was my domain, you could say, and I'd just as soon the parents kept their noses out and let me get on about my job.
Actually, there's something I want to tell you. ' " She nodded toward the vehicles.
Thanks. I'll be there in about fifteen minutes. 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.
A Peach of a Murder: A Fresh-Baked Mystery by Livia J. Washburn