By Jim Lavene
The mayor of Duck, North Carolina, Dae O'Donnell, is a girl with a present for locating misplaced issues. occasionally it leads her to misplaced keys or earrings—and occasionally it leads her to murder...
Two weeks ahead of the mayoral election, Dae will get sidetracked from her political aspirations via a spirit wanting rescuing. An old amber necklace permits Dae to connect to Maggie Madison, a witch who wishes Dae to rebury her bones so she will leisure in peace. yet digging leads Dae to a much bigger secret, a forty-year-old homicide with ties to Randal "Mad Dog" Wilson, her mayoral opponent.
Dae desires to run a fresh race, yet city sentiment is blended approximately no matter if she's utilizing her skills to get the election to head her means. And whilst she learns that her personal grandfather—the former sheriff of Dare County—might be combined up within the long-buried tragedy, Dae must discover the true killer and placed Maggie to relaxation, ahead of her political occupation finally ends up six toes under...
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Of course when she had seen him last — really seen him —they had been quarrelling, and colour and temper are apt to rise together. He looked pale, and he appeared to be laying down the law to Bertie Everton with a good deal of gloomy emphasis. She reflected that if he was talking about the jar, Bertie probably knew a lot more about it than he did. She wondered if he remembered that Bertie was a collector. At first she hoped he didn’t, because it would serve him right if he tripped over his own feet and took a toss.
She blinked hard and stared out of the window of the bus. There really did seem to be an unnecessary amount of misery in the world. She would never have believed that she could have thought with yearning of Henry laying down the law. What was the good of thinking about Henry when she wasn’t going ever to see him again and couldn’t possibly ask his advice? Hilary gave herself a shake and sat up. What was there to prevent her from asking Henry’s advice? They had been friends. They had thought they would like to be married, and had become engaged.
Grey’s cousin —Mrs. ’ Mrs. Thompson came a heavy step nearer and put up a hand to her ear. ’ Hilary pitched her voice high and clear. Aunt Emmeline’s Eliza was hard of hearing too, so she had had practice. ’ Mrs. Thompson nodded. ‘People don’t speak up as they used to do, but that will be all right. ’ ‘It’s about the Everton Case. You’re the second person who remembers seeing me at the trial though I was only there one day. ’ Mrs. Thompson nodded again. ‘With Mrs. ’ ‘Yes,’ said Hilary. ‘Oh, Mrs.