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By Blaize Clement

Curiosity Killed the Cat Sitter brought a successful sleuth in Florida puppy sitter Dixie Hemingway, and the following books within the sequence, Duplicity Dogged the Dachshund and Even Cat Sitters Get the Blues, firmly confirmed writer Blaize Clement as a brand new famous person among secret fanatics. Now Dixie Hemingway, no relation to you-know-who, is again during this fourth riveting installment.

When Dixie meets Laura Halston, a newcomer to Siesta Key, she acknowledges a kindred spirit and believes she's discovered a brand new buddy. Disarmingly appealing, Laura confesses that she's in hiding from an abusive husband. Later, whilst Laura gets threatening cell calls, Dixie is sure the husband is the culprit.

But the extra Dixie learns approximately Laura, the fewer sure she is ready anything…and then concerns flip lethal. As she attempts to appreciate Laura’s prior, Dixie is pressured to recognize issues approximately herself that she hasn't ever confronted before.

Fast-paced and gripping, Cat Sitter on a scorching Tin Roof is every little thing Blaize Clement’s many lovers have come to expect.

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The locksmith waited until eventually she was once out of sight earlier than he picked up hundred-dollar money owed at his ft. He acknowledged, “That lady is a nut. ” I couldn’t disagree. He stated, “You wish this key? ” I shook my head. “I’m simply the puppy sitter. I’ve obtained the cat that belonged to the girl that used to be killed right here, that’s all. ” “She left a cat? ” “A Havana Brown. appealing cat. I’ve stumbled on him a superb domestic. ” He passed me the main. “You may wish whatever for the cat. ” I didn’t wish the main, yet i may see his trouble. He’d replaced locks at the condominium and been paid for it, and he felt responsibility certain to depart the recent key with someone, no matter if the anyone was once simply me. I stated, “I’ll supply it to Lieutenant Guidry. He’s dealing with the homicide research. ” “Okay, that’ll paintings. ” He filled the debts Celeste had thrown at him into his pocket and went out to his truck. I him. I were drained and sweaty and hungry sooner than, now i used to be drained and sweaty and hungry and absolutely disgusted with Celeste Autrey. The locksmith have been simply part correct. Celeste wasn’t only a nut, she was once a vicious nut. She and Laura should have been halves of 1 disturbed entire, yet whereas Laura were disturbed and candy, Celeste had soaked up the entire sour. 30 My voice was once hole with weariness whilst I referred to as Guidry. I acknowledged, “I spoke to Celeste Autrey a couple of minutes in the past. She used to be at Laura Halston’s condo with the locksmith. outdoors the home, really, simply because she refused to pay for having the locks replaced, so he refused to provide her the recent key. She ultimately threw cash at him and he gave her the foremost, yet she used to be so mad that there has been just one key that she spit at him and threw it again. Then she left, and he gave the major to me. What do you need me to do with it? ” “She spit at him? ” “Like an adder. ” “Why’d the locksmith provide the key? ” I sighed. “I don’t recognize, Guidry. most likely simply because i used to be there and he was once uninterested with the full company. He’d been paid for altering the locks and making the recent key, so he desired to be rid of it. great point Martin Freuland wasn’t there, he could have given it to him. Did you choose Freuland up? ” “Can’t decide a guy up only for being outdoors a home, Dixie. I despatched a few deputies over to indicate to him that loitering outdoor a lifeless woman’s condominium may be construed as suspicious habit, so he left. ” “What approximately Vaught? I’ve been considering him. The man’s palms are too fresh. Freuland has extra cause to wish to kill Laura if she stole funds from him, yet Vaught’s arms glance extra surgical, like they’d know the way to exploit a scalpel. ” the road was once silent for a protracted second, then Guidry’s voice got here again virtually as heavy with fatigue as mine. “Dixie, I by no means informed you Laura Halston was once stabbed with a scalpel. ” My drained mind began accumulating all of the info it had gathered to inform him that after all the killer had used a scalpel. For starters, there has been her sadistic general practitioner husband who threw scalpels on the ceiling for enjoyable. An icy trickle of cause slid down my neck, and my whole physique went chilly with disgrace.

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