By Nancy Martin
On the unveiling of the main excellent bra in style historical past, Nora's boss is located trussed up in pantyhose and shot execution sort. to discover the killer, Nora needs to shadow the main glamorous suspects in Philadelphia-including a bad-boy clothier and a couple of luscious dual versions. notwithstanding they are used to "murder with sort" (Pittsburgh Magazine), go your arms for the Blackbird sisters, simply because this time, excessive society hasn't ever stooped so low.
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The woman we’d jokingly wished might choke on her own poisonous venom was gone. ” I asked. ” Libby looked at me pityingly. She reapplied the ice to my cheek with a gentle hand. “Honey, with all that blood, I don’t think it was a heart attack. And she was tied up, too. ” “She was . . ” “Murdered,” Libby said. “That’s what the police think. And Mr. Abruzzo says it didn’t happen here. Somebody shot her two times in the back of the head and dumped the body on your porch. That’s execution style, isn’t it?
My friend understood instantly. ” Lexie’s elegant brows rose in delight. ” CROSS YOUR HEART AND HOPE TO DIE 27 My unlikely liaison with Michael Abruzzo had caused an earthquake in my social circle. His family—that is, the Abruzzo crime family of New Jersey—had made a name for itself in racketeering, illegal gambling and other nefarious deeds that I needed a law degree to understand. Michael had no business with his father and various half brothers—the ones who weren’t currently serving sentences, that is.
I read about Orlando’s board of guardians and how they took care of his business affairs while he grew up. But who, I wondered, was looking after the boy, not the future owner of the corporation? It certainly wasn’t going to be Hemorrhoid. When I closed my eyes I could clearly remember the summer Oriana and I hung out at the outdoor pool. We had slurped mango Popsicles and leafed through magazines under the shade trees, trying not to be obvious about watching the older boys. But Hemorrhoid, Oriana’s squirrelly kid brother, made a CROSS YOUR HEART AND HOPE TO DIE 43 constant pest of himself.