The Ming and I: A Den of Antiquity Mystery by Tamar Myers

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What began as a bushy-browed glare dissolved into a warm, slightly gap-toothed smile. ” I gestured at the jumble of heavy dressers, beds, and armoires that make up the bulk of the merchandise that packs Wooden Wonders. ” “Deal,” I said, and gave her a quick hug. J. ” she asked sensibly. J. was the youngest of Greg’s suspects and the most likely to borrow something without permission. “Unh-unh. ” I wailed. “Don’t worry, she’ll have it,” my pseudosister said, and patted me encouragingly on the back.

I confessed that I didn’t. “And I can guess why Shirley Hall is part of the team,” I said. Mama shuddered again. “That woman may be a history expert, but whose history is she an expert on? ” I shook my head sympathetically. ” Mama grimaced. “Please, Abby, she’s not my buddy. Anne and I play bridge together, that’s all. I hope you appreciate the call I made to her on your behalf to find out about tonight. The meeting date had already been advertised in the paper. Apparently they were looking to train more docents before that unfortunate incident in your shop on Tuesday.

Mama’s always desperate about one thing or another. ” “It was your boyfriend. ” Her eyes lit up. “Really?

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