By Peggy Webb
While the 1st Elvis impersonator is located slumped over his piano, a center assault turns out the most probably suspect. but if a moment keels over mid-swagger at Callie Valentine Jones's celebration, suspicious minds start to ponder whether whatever foul is afoot. simply because we all know useless Elvis impersonators upload as much as just one factor: murder.
As it seems, Callie's cousin Lovie--a 190-pound bombshell who is had extra fanatics than the King had hit records--turns out to be suspect no 1. Callie understands she's blameless yet to turn out it, she and Lovie should discover who the true killer is. it is a secret healthy for a King, and with a bit aid from Callie's hunk-a-burnin' love ex Jack, and her gifted hound puppy Elvis--who's confident he is the real reincarnation of the King--Callie and Lovie are decided to have the killer making a song Jailhouse Rock. yet they should circulation quickly and be prepared for the killer's subsequent stream, simply because their likelihood will be now. . .or by no means!
"Another loopy, fast moving secret guaranteed to depart comfortable lovers chuckling and looking forward to the subsequent adventure." --Booklist
"Webb's sly humorousness and well plotted secret is laugh-out-loud hilarious."
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Not at first. 舡 舠Yes. I thought something was amiss when he began to lean heavily on me. 舡 舠You舗re in charge of the food here. 舡 舠Yes. 舡 舠What about the festival? 舡 舠Not really. 舡 Holy cow! It舗s Lovie, of course. Any southerner worth his salt who wants the best always uses Lovie舗s Luscious Eats. The sheriff is building a case for murder right in my kitchen. And all I can do is stand outside the door and wait. Mama, of course, has other ideas. 舡 She grabs the door handle and I pull her back in the nick of time.
Probably because the sheriff didn舗t take her word as gospel. Mama goes over to lend Fayrene moral support. Meanwhile Sheriff Trice comes up to me and asks for a private room to question Lovie. What would he do if I told him I didn舗t allow the enemy into my private quarters? Put me in jail, probably. I lead them into my kitchen, which is Lovie舗s natural habitat. If she舗s going to be the prime suspect just because she was dancing with the deceased, the least I can do is give her an edge during the interrogation.
Putting my finger to my lips, I lean in to pick up the thread of interrogation. 舡 舠Yes,舡 Lovie says. 舡 There舗s a long pause, which means something舗s up. Probably something I舗m not going to like. 舡 Lovie tells me everything. Why didn舗t I know about Dick? 舠But that was a long time ago, before he married Bertha,舡 she舗s saying. 舡 舠No. 舡 Chairs scrape against my kitchen floor, and we jump into action. I put the telltale glasses on a tray on the coffee table, then race to unlock the front door while Fayrene grabs a book off the shelves and pretends to be reading.