By Deborah Sharp
My stars and garters—Hollywood has descended on little ol' Himmarshee, Florida. As animal wrangler for a cowboy movie, Mace is at the set whilst she discovers the smug government manufacturer shot lifeless, his physique on demonstrate within the horse corral. With all people from spoiled starlets to conniving workforce individuals cursing the man's identify, who in blue blazes didn't are looking to kill Norman Sydney? As Mama's head swells to diva proportions, because of her miniscule motion picture position, Mace shines an unwelcome highlight at the big-city movie folks to bare a killer.
"This zany fourth access in Sharp's sequence is a function useful of the massive screen."—Library Journal
"Sibling competition, steamy romance, a stunning killer, and many catfish and hush pups make this Southern comfortable a winner."—Library Journal
"An fun story of existence and love within the form of Florida city that travelers hardly ever see."—Kirkus Reviews
"A incredible mixture of sleuthing and silliness."—St. Petersburg Times
"Mama Sees Stars is The Golden Girls meet Entourage."—The Florida ebook Review
"Energetic plots and laugh-out loud humor are staples of Sharp's sequence, and the author's talents are at their best in Mama Sees Stars."—Oline Cogdill, South Flordia Sun-Sentinel
"Who knew who-dun-it wouldn't purely hold you guessing—but have you ever laughing!"—Hoda Kotb, NBC this day Show Co-Anchor
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I knew he was watching for tics, facial expressions, body language. My eyes were on Sam and Kelly. Her beauty was like a magnet, pulling my gaze in. Sam watched her, too. But Kelly’s eyes seemed focused far off in the distance, or maybe in the past. What did she see? I also noticed that her eyes were clear, with little evidence of her earlier crying jag. If I’d sobbed like she had, my lids would be swollen and puffy. My nose would be a beet. These Hollywood people must have some make-up tricks that not even Mama knows.
And during her recent wedding to Husband No. 5 at the VFW hall in Himmarshee, she narrowly escaped becoming the newly dead instead of the blissfully wed. Suffice it to say I doubted she’d stay out of this. And I suspected that once again she’d drag me in with her. Mama took out her compact and lipstick. Making an O of her mouth, she swiped on a fresh coat of Apricot Ice. ’’ She looked at me hopefully. ’’ I said. She snapped the compact shut. ’’ She widened her blue eyes at me, all innocence. “Well, you never know with you and Carlos, honey.
I liked that about her, along with the fact that she hadn’t kneeled at Hollywood’s shrine to youth by dyeing her hair or zapping the laugh lines around her mouth. Carlos stood up abruptly and announced he was getting a coffee refill. Savannah’s brow inched up. “He gets crazy during a case,’’ I apologized for him. “He’s come a long way with his manners. But you have to remember, he is from Miamuh,’’ Mama said. ’’ She nodded, her lips set in a grim line. “Barbara called and told me. It’s awful, isn’t it?