The Chocolate Clown Corpse: A Chocoholic Mystery

Warner Pier’s such a lot hated clown meets a sour lead to the most recent from the nationwide bestselling writer of The Chocolate Falcon Fraud...

It’s been a month given that an entire stranger was once accused of murdering Moe Davidson, the depressing store proprietor of Clowning round. Everybody’s relocating on, together with Lee Woodyard. Her chocolate store, TenHuis Chocolade, is round the corner to Moe’s shuttered vacationer catch, and it’s giving her principles to expand.

But while Lee excursions the construction, she unearths Moe’s widow, Emma, subconscious. Now Lee wonders no matter if Moe’s genuine killer remains to be at huge and is taking good care of unfinished enterprise. regrettably, because the city is celebrating Clown Week, there are such a lot of strength suspects in grease paint and floppy sneakers it’s now not even funny.

For Lee, keeping Emma, liberating an blameless guy, and rolling out thousands of her clown-themed candies is an attractive tall order. yet so is staying alive lengthy adequate to determine which one among her pals is a killer in disguise.

With Tasty Chocolate trivialities!

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I hung up and became to Emma. “Mrs. Davidson, I’m approximately to kidnap you. i am hoping you’ll move willingly. ” “Mrs. Woodyard, that's precisely what i would like. ” “Okay. Do you have got any outfits? ” “They’re folded within the cloth cabinet drawer. ” “If you’ll placed them on . . . Oh, yet we don’t wish the health center to grasp you’re approximately to make a holiday for it. ” “I’ll gown within the toilet, in case the nurse seems in. ” “Good. After you’re dressed, climb lower than the covers and faux to be asleep. And promise me you won’t devour or drink whatever. ” “Oh? ” Her voice quavered. I took the plastic cup with the tablet she had spit out. I filled tissues in on best of the capsule and placed the whole lot within one of many disposable gloves from that box came upon on each sanatorium room’s wall. I knotted the tip and positioned it in my handbag. “Eat or drink not anything, other than water from the faucet. In a fresh cup,” I acknowledged. “I’m going to determine a way to get you out of right here. ” As I headed for the door, I paused. “It may possibly take me your time. yet I’ll be again. ” i glanced out the door. sure, i used to be correct. The nurses in this flooring have been all donning scrubs within the comparable colour, military blue. The faux nurse had it sounds as if checked that out and made definite he matched. each one division has to be color-coordinated. a girl handed sporting a dustpan and a roll of paper towels. home tasks, I famous, used to be donning crimson. I checked the ceiling for cameras. there has been one close to the elevators. i used to be certain they have been fastened close to the skin doorways besides. back I waited until eventually the nurse used to be distracted through the telephone. Then I scooted for the steps. I went down 5 flooring, double checking the positioning of the restrooms on each one flooring. Then I went down another flooring. Aha! each medical institution I’d ever been in had relegated radiology to the basement, and this one used to be no exception. every person in radiology used to be donning scrubs in a colour I name puke eco-friendly. As I watched, one staffer headed for the elevator, pushing an empty wheelchair and sporting a clipboard. close by used to be a “family” restroom. stable. Then I situated an not noticeable door that resulted in the basement parking zone. I’d been sporting my heavy wintry weather jacket. I positioned it on, went out, and bought into my van. fortunately, the sanatorium is barely a couple of blocks from a objective shop. i discovered the scrubs division and acquired a puke eco-friendly blouse and pants within the biggest measurement and a red set in medium. I incorporated footies and a head disguise in either colours. Then I went to the workplace offer division and purchased a clipboard. fortunately I had sufficient money to pay for all this. I convinced didn’t are looking to use a bank card for the police officers to examine on later. I had one other stroke of fine fortune: this aim had a kinfolk restroom. I locked myself in for privateness. Then I took a small tube of hand lotion from my handbag, rubbed it on my eyelashes, and ruthlessly took my mascara off. I used the hand cleaning soap and a few tough paper towels to clean the remainder of the make-up off my face. while I regarded within the replicate, my eyes had disappeared, and my face used to be thoroughly blah. Joe says he’s surprised at how a lot make-up it takes for me to seem as though I’m no longer donning any.

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