By Tamar Myers
“A very humorous series.”
—Green Bay Press-Gazette
After 16 delightfully madcap books, Tamar Myers’s hilarious Den of Antiquity comfortable secret sequence involves a detailed with The Glass is often Greener. a true loss of life at a pretend wake will get Charleston, South Carolina antiques broker Abigail Timberlake Washburn into severe scorching water during this masterful comfortable farewell from the writer of The Witchdoctor’s Wife, The Headhunter’s Daughter, and the Magdelena Yoder mysteries. Collectables connoisseurs and Antiques Roadshow nuts won’t are looking to leave out a unmarried minute of Abby’s novice sleuthing.
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Chapter 7 Oh no, ma’am. I’m taking a creative writing class and my assignment was to listen to some dialogue in a public place and to use it in a story of my own. ” “She’s not my sister; she’s my mother! ” “It’s an honest mistake, young man,” Mama said, as she went from patting her pearls to patting her hair. Trust me; I was never going to hear the end of this. I took a twenty-dollar bill from my wallet and held it out to the young man. He was about the age of my son, Charlie, which made him perhaps twenty.
Mama, I’m talking to you. ” “No, dear. ” “Had to do? ” “It’s a mother’s job, dear; it comes with the territory. ” “It never ends, Abby. The problem is that there isn’t anything you can say to anybody before they—well, you know, do it—that will truly make them understand this. ” “Who knows? ” “Abby, I’m really awfully tired. ” “Where, Mama? The bed has been taken over by a company of crinolines. ” “Well, dear,” said Mama becoming suddenly, and suspiciously, wide-awake, “this couch opens into a full-queen size bed.
And I feel annoyed. , first of all, I heard that. Second, how does one close their ears? ” “Wynnell is hip, Abby. ” Mama said. “She means stiffed,” I said. J. sound absolutely wicked when they laugh in unison, especially when the laughter is directed at me. “You sound like a couple of fourth-graders,” I said. “And I, for one, am not at all offended,” Mama said. “I think stiff is a lovely word. ” I clamped my hands over my ears. ” “Mama,” I moaned. ” “Oh Abby, you’re such a prude. A well-starched crinoline is something of which to be proud.