By Barbara Allan
With their truth television sequence, Antiques Sleuths, Brandy Borne and her quaintly kooky mom, Vivian, have a true hit on their fingers. yet one other “hit” enters the image, after a rival bidder turns into a one-woman express at their televised auctions—and it’s the estranged spouse of Brandy’s police-chief beau, Tony! quickly the effective paintings of homicide colours the scene, becoming Brandy for an ornately intricate frame.
But while you’re inside of a body, it’s tricky to make out the image. That’s why Brandy’s mom—her daughter now donning simple jailhouse orange—must kind via a rogue’s gallery of suspects together with a too-friendly farmer’s spouse, a ratings-happy television manufacturer, a questionable husband-and-wife auctioneer group, or even the manager of police himself.
Brandy and Vivian race to figure out how an empty vintage body can carry a dangerous portrait, an image worthy 1000 harmful phrases. Aided purely via Sushi, their unswerving shih tzu, and police puppy Rocky, the wacky mother-and-daughter sleuthing staff needs to study the killer’s identification earlier than they turn into the themes of one other masterpiece of murder.
Don’t pass over Brandy Borne’s pointers on making an investment in antiques!
PRAISE FOR BARBARA ALLAN’S TRASH ‘N’ TREASURES MYSTERIES!
“Well-drawn characters . . . enjoyable to read.” —Booklist
“This enjoyable, speedy secret indicates Allan on the best of her game.” —RT e-book Reviews, four½ stars
“Brandy and Vivian are enticing characters, and their first-person narration is enjoyable to learn. Quirky secondary characters upload to the allure of this funny comfortable mystery.” —Booklist
“Scenes of Midwestern small-town lifestyles, informative tidbits concerning the antiques company, and smart conversation make this crucial should you like strange novice sleuths.” —Library Journal
“Genuinely humorous . . . The Trash ‘n’ Treasures books need to be the funniest secret sequence going." —Somebody Dies
ANTIQUES FLEE MARKET
“Lively . . . this bubbly tongue-in-cheek comfortable additionally contains flea industry procuring assistance and a recipe.” —Publishers Weekly
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Antiques Frame (A Trash 'n' Treasures Mystery) by Barbara Allan