By Kylie Logan
Figuring out of her button store in a Chicago brownstone, Josie Giancola has turn into one of many country's top specialists on buttons. Her attractiveness attracts a Hollywood starlet to the Button field to buy exceptional buttons to enhance her made-to-order marriage ceremony gown.
But after the Button field is ransacked and the actress murdered, Josie's comfortable global is thrown into chaos-and a killer is out to maintain Josie's lips buttoned up...permanently.
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Damn the man! He owes somebody money. Again. But here’s the thing, see—we’re not married anymore. Get it? I divorced the turkey almost a year ago. Which means I’m no longer responsible for his gambling debts. So if you came here expecting me to make good on his bad luck, it’s not going to happen. ” Oh, yes, this last bit was a big, fat lie, but then, I was counting on the fact that goons in black ski masks don’t know that much about antique and collectible buttons. Besides, desperate times, desperate measures, and all that.
And you withdrew all that money because you knew in your heart of hearts that the Colts were going to beat the Saints in the Super Bowl. Let’s see . ” I tipped my head, thinking. Or maybe one side of my head was just heavy from all the sarcasm I was storing up and ready to let loose. “The way I remember it, you lost all that money and you didn’t care. ” He was the only one I knew who could make that part of the wedding vows sound like a joke. The light changed and I crossed the street. It wasn’t hard for Kaz to keep up.
I’m the only button collector you know. ” “Oh, come on. If you’re going to start in on me again because I never went to any of those stupid button shows with you—” “I’m not starting in on you. Not again. Because I never did in the first place. ” We were at a cross street, and the light was against us. I’d rather have taken a chance on an encounter with a Yellow Cab than continue our conversation, but traffic was heavy, and though I talk a good game, I’m really not much of a risk taker. Except, of course, when it came to Kaz.