By Kylie Logan

Understanding of her button store in a Chicago brownstone, Josie Giancola has develop into one of many country's top specialists on buttons. Her popularity attracts a Hollywood starlet to the Button field to buy unique buttons to embellish her made-to-order marriage ceremony gown.

But after the Button field is ransacked and the actress murdered, Josie's comfortable international is thrown into chaos-and a killer is out to maintain Josie's lips buttoned up...permanently.

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I swear, the dew was still on them. Margot looked to Blake to fetch the champagne, but poor little Wynona was as nervous as a cat in a room full of rocking chairs and too antsy to keep still. Eager to please, she raced to the silver ice bucket on my desk, scooped up the Dom, and thrust the bottle into Kate’s hands. ” I didn’t have one, but no worries; there was a roll of Bounty nearby. I’d been using the paper towels to wipe up the fingerprinting powder, the better to keep it from spreading to my inventory.

Which means I’d look like a total doofus if anyone found out I’d pushed my couch against my front door as soon as I’d returned to my apartment the evening of the break-in. I ran my idea up the flagpole for Stan to consider. ” I breathed a sigh of relief. ” My stomach instantly retied itself into a couple dozen knots. “From what you said, they weren’t punks,” Stan pointed out, working through his reasoning when he saw that I wasn’t able—or willing—to do it myself. “Punks would have taken one look around your place, seen there was nothing there worth stealing, and gotten the hell out of Dodge.

I transferred them to my left, and gave it another try. “Miss Franciscus, it’s so nice to finally meet you in person. I’m Josie Giancola. I’m glad you could—” My greeting dissolved beneath a look that could have paralyzed multitudes. Kate Franciscus had ebony hair and porcelain skin. She was taller than me, and she was wearing shoes that added four inches to her already impressive height. Somewhere, an alligator was mourning the loss of a fallen comrade. Kate was no bigger around than a thread of angel-hair pasta, and when she looked me over, one perfectly shaped eyebrow lifted ever so slightly.

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