By Elise Hyatt
A Dyce Dare Mystery
When she was once six, Dyce Dare desired to be a ballerina, yet she could not cease tripping over her personal toes. Then she desired to be a lion tamer, yet Fluffy, the cat, wouldn't obey her. that's why on the age of twenty 9 she's dumpster diving, form of. She's searching for furnishings to maintain her refinishing company going, simply because she might sometime wish to feed herself and her younger son anything higher than pancakes.
Unfortunately, as has end up her expectation, issues cross disastrously incorrect. She reveals a part melted corpse in a dumpster. it will strength her to do what she by no means desired to do: resolve a crime.
Life is simply approximately to get crazy... er... crazier. yet a minimum of on the finish of the tunnel there may be a dating with a really great Police Officer.
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He narrowed his lips, but didn’t say anything. And I’d be damned if I was going to be lectured by a man my age who had his shirt buttoned wrong and didn’t seem aware of the fact that he had bled—something people normally noticed. “Well,” I said, with more heat than logic. ” He was reaching into the cabinet for one of the plastic sippy cups that E used and turned around at my brilliant comeback. ” “You have blood on your face,” I said. ” Then he turned without a word. In a wild, momentary rush, I wondered if he was going out of the house.
I was not going to tell him about the table, even if this had started to have the feel of when I went to explore the construction site without telling my parents. It was impossible that the table had anything to do with the body. The corpse hadn’t been bludgeoned with a table, and I was not about to lose my find for the sake of bureaucracy. “And you gave us your address,” he said. ” “I’m always there,” I said. “Well, unless I’m out, you know, delivering furniture or . ” I shrugged. ” “Right. And I’ll get back to you on this.
I’d taken a wrong turn. Reality was askew. ” I said, as I got out of my car and opened the back door to unbuckle E. ” which was the closest he’d ever come to talking near another human being that wasn’t me. I had no idea what about Ben prompted the exclamation, and probably neither did Ben, who looked unusually dazed. E escaped my grasp and ran gleefully out of the car to hug Ben’s legs. ” “Uh,” Ben said, somewhere between amused and puzzled. ” He looked back up at me, and I became suddenly conscious that I was still wearing my denim coveralls, probably stained all over with stuff from the Dumpster.