The PMS Murder: A Jaine Austen Mystery by Laura Levine

By Laura Levine

At the frontlines of the conflict of the bulge, differently often called making an attempt on bathing matches within the communal dressing room at Loehmann's, freelance author Jaine Austen makes a brand new good friend - a wannabe actress named Pam - and will get a brand new task: polishing up Pam's bare-bones resume. Their feeling of connection is mutual, so Pam invitations Jaine to hitch The PMS membership - a women's help team that meets as soon as per week over guacamole and margaritas. yet becoming a member of the membership proves to be extra a curse than a blessing for Jaine. even though she is warned that Rochelle, the hostess, makes a guacamole to die for, Jaine by no means takes the caution actually. till one other PMS member, Marybeth, drops useless over a mouthful of the fairway stuff after confessing she is having an affair with Rochelle's husband. whereas Rochelle and her husband are the most obvious suspects, every body at that night's assembly is less than suspicion, together with Jaine. So, rather than dishing dust with The PMS membership, Jaine has to dig up airborne dirt and dust at the surviving contributors. and shortly it turns into transparent: a person during this membership thinks getting away with homicide will be a privilege of membership...

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The PMS Murder: A Jaine Austen Mystery

At the frontlines of the conflict of the bulge, in a different way often called attempting on bathing fits within the communal dressing room at Loehmann's, freelance author Jaine Austen makes a brand new pal - a wannabe actress named Pam - and will get a brand new activity: polishing up Pam's bare-bones resume. Their feeling of connection is mutual, so Pam invitations Jaine to affix The PMS membership - a women's help staff that meets as soon as every week over guacamole and margaritas.

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Everyone agreed, with a distinct lack of enthusiasm, that it was marvelous news. Everyone except Colin, who didn’t even bother to paste a phony smile on his face. On the contrary, his jaw was clenched tight with anger. ” Marybeth beamed. What a build-up. I was surprised she hadn’t arranged for a fanfare of trumpets. ” “That’s wonderful,” Rochelle said, a genuine smile on her face, the only genuine smile in the room. ” “I didn’t want to jinx it. ” Marybeth beamed. “And it is. ” Everyone murmured their congratulations, except for Colin, who was still stone-faced with anger.

I can smell a bad guy a mile off. Your mom thinks that just because he doesn’t wear Hugo Boss ties, he’s not the Hugo Boss Strangler. Well, of course he wouldn’t wear the ties in public. He’s probably got them hidden somewhere in his townhouse. Trust me, sweet pea. The Nose knows! S. S. 99 plus shipping and handling. And while I was at it, I picked up the most adorable Calvin Kleinman capri pants set. With little martinis all over it. A. Should I order one for you, too? Love and kisses, Mom To: Shoptillyoudrop From: Jausten Thanks, Mom, but I think I’ll pass on the Calvin Kleinman.

Here’s where they usually stop being impressed. Most folks find resumes and industrial brochures a bit of a yawn. But Pam sat up, interested. “You write resumes? I sure could use some help with mine. I’m getting tired of waitressing. ” “I’d be happy to help you with your resume,” I offered. A worry line marred her brow. ” “Oh, don’t worry about the money. ” Inwardly, I kicked myself. What was wrong with me? Why was I always giving away my services? If I started charging people, maybe I wouldn’t have to shop at joints like the Bargain Barn.

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