By Tamar Myers
Abigail Timberlake Washburn might otherwise be anyplace else on a muggy Charleston summer season night -- even putting in place additional hours at her antiques store -- than at a séance. yet her ally, "Calamity Jane," thinks a spirit -- or "Apparition American," as ectoplasmically-correct Abby places it -- lurks within the eighteenth-century Georgian mansion, entire with valuable, seventeenth-century Portuguese kitchen tiles, that C.J. simply got as a fixer-upper. fortunately, Abby's mama situated a psychic within the phone book -- a definite Madame Woo-Woo -- and, including a motley workforce of feisty retirees referred to as the "Heavenly Hustlers," all of them get all the way down to supply an undesirable spook the heave-ho. yet, for all her extrasensory skills, the Madame did not foresee that she, herself, will be pressured over to the opposite facet in advance. without notice Abby fears there is greater than a specter haunting C.J. And they’d greater exorcise a flesh-and-blood killer speedy sooner than the lately departed Woo-Woo will get corporation.
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Cried. “That would be me! ” “With no sense,” Mama muttered. I had to rewind a bit. “—more sensitive than most. Her name—I can see it in my mind—is Wo-wo. No! It’s more like WooWoo. Yes, that is it! Madame Woo-Woo! ” A brief pause ensued. “Large gifts, I’m afraid,” Sarah MacGregor said, her voice taking on an ominous tone. ” There was another brief pause, followed by the sound of more wind. I pushed the off button. ” “I do, Abby. And I have oodles of cassettes too. ” I refused to answer her question on the grounds it might incriminate me.
It’s not just a wall,” I said. It was all I could do not to call him an idiot. ” “Frankly, dear,” Mama said, “they look ugly to me. I can see why the former owner painted over the rest of them.
Nor my mother had warned me—although no warning was necessary, mind you. J. and Mama are both as man-hungry as sharks, it was a wonder they hadn’t drowned me with drool just mentioning him. For the record, I was utterly unaffected by his maleness—er, his presence. 38 Ta m a r M y e r s “You already know who I am,” he said with a grin that revealed perfect, white teeth. ” I cried. ” The dimples danced. “Washburn Timberlake. Hmm—Washburn is an interesting name for a pretty thing like you. ” “It certainly is,” a voice from behind me said.
Tiles and Tribulations (Den of Antiquity Mysteries) by Tamar Myers