By Kylie Logan
Figuring out of her button store in a Chicago brownstone, Josie Giancola has develop into one of many country's major specialists on buttons. Her popularity attracts a Hollywood starlet to the Button field to buy distinct buttons to decorate her made-to-order marriage ceremony gown.
But after the Button field is ransacked and the actress murdered, Josie's comfortable global is thrown into chaos-and a killer is out to maintain Josie's lips buttoned up...permanently.
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Long, dark, sleek. Either Shamu had decided to make an appearance on the streets of Chicago or a limo had just pulled to a stop in front of the shop. The blood drained out of my face. A rumba rhythm started up inside my ribs. Kate Franciscus was here. Sure, my day had started out as bad as any day can. But things were about to change. Thanks to a Hollywood starlet with a load of glamour, a bigger-than-life personality, and the chops to have the paparazzi following at her heels, my reputation as one of the country’s leading purveyors of antique buttons was about to morph into the stuff of legends.
Levelheaded, composed, and sensible, huh? I did my best to ignore the mocking voice inside my head. The one that sounded a whole bunch like my ex and reminded me that what were clearly assets to me added up to a big ol’ b-o-r-i-n-g from his point of view. And that’s when it hit. And that’s when I groaned. It was the first sound any of us had made, and in the deathlike silence, my groan reverberated through the shop like a voice from the grave. So not a pretty simile considering the situation. Rather than think about it, I looked from Giant #1 to Giant #2.
It’s my first week on the job, and I’m trying so hard to keep everything straight, but there’s so much to remember, and Miss Franciscus, she isn’t all that easy to deal with like what I thought she’d be and . ” Wynona gulped. So not a pretty sound, but then, Wynona wasn’t a pretty girl. “Blake is Sloan’s assistant,” she said. ” Suddenly, it all made sense. In a weird, Hollywood sort of way. Wynona was grateful I’d caught on so quickly. Her expression cleared, and her grin revealed teeth that didn’t fit her mouth.
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