By Miranda Bliss
Cooking type is again in consultation for most sensible friends—and someday sleuths—Annie and Eve. yet this time, Annie unearths herself at the teacher’s aspect of the slicing board, and her ally Eve in additional sizzling water than ever.
Bar meals. You wouldn’t imagine it calls for any distinct expertise. however the newly redesigned Bellywasher’s, that includes uncomplicated, scrumptious fare, is D.C.’s newest hotspot. There’s whatever approximately its down-home atmosphere that attracts humans. the landlord, Annie’s boyfriend Jim, is providing a six-week bar meals cooking type, and Annie is rolling up her sleeves to assist. She is aware Jim’s meals is good—but she’s approximately to profit that it’s to die for.
while one of many scholars, Brad Peterson, is murdered, Eve turns into the first suspect. the total classification heard her say she desired to kill him. She had solid cause, too: Brad used to be the previous boss who had her fired while she spurned his advances. yet now, to turn out Eve’s innocence, she and Annie needs to be certain all their geese á l’orange are in a row.
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Like I’ve said, Eve is never shy about her emotions. But there was a ring of militance in her voice, and this was very un-Eve-like. As if she knew what I was thinking and was eager to prove me right, Eve’s voice hardened with conviction. “We’ve got to put this Weasel in his place,” she said. “We owe it to the sisterhood of women everywhere. Especial y since we’ve found out that even giving in to Brad’s demands doesn’t get a woman anywhere. Those of us who told him we weren’t interested . . wel , he trashed our reputations.
I don’t care anymore, and I’l bet David Lang—wherever he is— doesn’t, either. What I do care about is you talking about disguises. And fol owing people. ” Eve laughed. “Oh, don’t be. ” Her smile settled. “You know I’d tel you if I could, Annie. It’s just that . . Wel , if it was just me, I wouldn’t hesitate. ” “So you do think that’s the best way to handle this! ” So much for sarcasm— Eve took my comment at face value and sailed right on. “I thought you’d agree with me, so I stopped this afternoon and bought a long, dark wig.
Kegan pushed it open, held it, then stepped aside to let me walk through first. We were just in time to see that had our bet been for real, I would have lost. Jim was standing near the big walkin cooler. He was a couple sentences into the short welcoming speech I’d helped him prepare. ” I knew he was about to go on to talk about things like shopping for the freshest ingredients, and how good, healthy, and fresh didn’t always have to be expensive. I didn’t mind. I stepped back and listened. After al , looking at and listening to Jim .