By M. C. Beaton
The neighborhood girls deemed him a "wizard." So while, to Agatha's horror, she reveals numerous coarse grey hairs poking out of her head--and the rinse she attempts at domestic turns her hair a beautiful colour of purple--she makes a beeline for Mr. John, the good-looking Evesham hairdresser who delivers to paintings his magic on Agatha's coif. And the captivating beautician additionally turns out to have designs on Agatha's center. yet their destiny jointly is lower brief whilst Mr. John collapses useless from poisoning in his salon--and Agatha unexpectedly has a homicide case in her hair. used to be it one among Mr. John's many purchasers, all of whom divulged to him their darkest secrets and techniques? It's time for Agatha to resolve this hair-raising secret.
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He hustled between parked cars and clapped his hands. From a distance, he appeared the same as he had in high school, compact and energized. A star gymnast. ” He waved his arms overhead. His orange slicker, which was just this side of Day-Glo, made him look like a crossing guard on fire. “Let’s not scare off the nice folk of Providence. Show some respect. Quinn, where are your clothes? ” “They’re in the wagon,” Quinn said. “Put them on,” Freddy ordered. ” Harker waved him off. Freddy charged Harker and nabbed him by the shoulder.
More than fifty people had been invited. “Oh, I almost forgot the main reason I came to see you,” Meredith said, her mouth half-full. A tiny moan of gourmet delight followed her words. ” I gulped. She’d hired me at the onset to provide cheese platters and finger food for the event. Fondue was not your typical buffet item. It was lovely for an intimate group of six or eight, but fifty or more? On a day’s notice? Oh, my. “You can do it, right? Of course you can. You’re so incredible. Nothing fazes you.
No way,” Quinn countered. ” “Only after your aunt said she was turning the winery into a college,” Dane said. Freddy clapped his hands. ” Dane’s cheeks turned ruddy and his cocoa-colored eyes smoldered with hostility. What was his problem? Was he wary, like me, about the winery and its iffy history? Or was he just plain angry at Harker for getting the girl? Quinn was gorgeous. ” Edsel said, an edge to his voice. “We’re here to paint. Remember, painting is our vocation. ” Harker faked a sob. “I’m getting all choked up just thinking about how successful we’re going to be.