Barbara Silkstone visits the blog again with her latest installment in the Cold Cream Murders Series.
When Nelson Dingler is found dangling from a chandelier—feet-side up—Grams Dingler determines to find her son’s killer. Can Olive help her best friend Lizzy save her feisty grandmother from suffering the same fate? And can the Cold Cream Shop survive while Olive psyches out the killer?
Bonus: Contains a recipe for heavenly lavender lemon honey soap.
Officer Kal wasn’t waiting for me at Lizzy’s. Too bad. I wanted to be sure the women were safe inside for the night. What if the entire Dingler family was in danger? I reached inside my tote feeling around for my can of self-defense hair spray. Unarmed! Not allowed on the flight, I’d left it home.
A slobbering red tongue greeted Lizzy as she unlocked her door. “Enough WonderDog! Sit!”
Instead of obeying, the gangly hound pawed at the front door once Lizzy closed it.
“Dave was supposed to walk WonderDog before the dinner rush. I don’t think he’s been emptied. Maybe Dave couldn’t break away.”
She clipped a leash to the dog that bore a striking resemblance to the wolf in Little Red Riding Hood. “Be right back.”
“Grams would you like some tea? Maybe Lizzy has some chamomile?”
“That would be nice dear.”
We left her bag at the door and walked into the kitchen.
A bright turquoise teakettle sat on the stove. I filled it with water, but hesitated. One of Lizzy’s new finches swooped down and landed on my shoulder. Fearful that turning on the gas stove might result in an injury to the bird, I stopped my tea making. Continue reading