By Beate Boeker
What do you do should you locate your grandfather useless part an hour ahead of your cousin's marriage ceremony? You disguise him in his mattress and inform each person he didn't consider like coming. not on time loss of life is an interesting secret set in Florence, Italy. while Carlina reveals her grandfather lifeless at the day of her cousin's marriage ceremony, she makes a decision to conceal the corpse until eventually after the rite. notwithstanding, her grandfather was once poisoned, and he or she turns into the sexy Inspector's top suspect. On best of that, she has to control her boisterous relatives and her sumptuous undies shop known as Temptation, a juggling act that creates many hilarious occasions.
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He driven it around the desk. Carlina took it and attempted to make feel of the phrases. She had difficulty focusing her fear-frozen options at the issues she learn, yet after having learn it 3 times, the naked evidence registered. It acknowledged that whatever she acknowledged can be used opposed to her in courtroom and that she had the fitting to get an legal professional sooner than she was once puzzled. "I do not know any lawyer. " "We can organize one for you, yet you can even choose to speak with out one current. " She checked out him. He had by no means appeared so fierce. i must get out of the following. "Start along with your questions. " She flung her phrases at the desk like a problem. "If i locate them too tricky, i will cease answering them. " "You need to signal first. " She held out her hand. "Give me a pen. " little need to be well mannered with this man. He fished a black ballpoint pen from his blouse pocket and driven it towards her. The pen felt hot from his physique. I want he beloved me. Carlina's mouth went dry. the place has this loopy proposal come from? with out a notice, she signed the record. Then she lifted her head. "Now commence. " He took out the recording desktop. "Do you settle to my recording this dialog? " in the future, i'll stuff the silly recorder down his throat. "Yes. " Carlina glared at him. "Are we performed with the preliminaries or can we need to agree on 1000000 different issues? " "We're performed. " "Then commence. " She pressed the phrases via clenched tooth. His face remained set like a masks. "Please inform me in regards to the assistant who works at your shop. " "Her identify is Elena Certini. " Carlina put a hand onto the desk. It felt gritty with dust. She grimaced and dropped either palms into her lap. "How lengthy has she been operating for you? " "Six months. " "Did you recognize one another ahead of she begun at your shop? " It felt like a tennis fit the place she needed to run to trap every one ball. "I had noticeable her once or twice sooner than. Our moms are associates. " "Of direction. " He stated it so low, she wasn't yes if she had imagined the ironic resolution. "But we get alongside rather well. " Carlina felt she needed to guard her selection of assistant. "Since while have you ever identified the mummy? " Carlina shrugged. "I've recognized her for years, yet now not rather well. As I acknowledged, she's a pal of my mother's. " "Are you within the behavior of traveling her? " rattling. the following it got here. "I . . . no. " Carlina's arms began to shake and he or she pressed them jointly in her lap. "Why did you stopover at her final week? " "Because she's unwell with melanoma. " His mom died of melanoma. Does he ponder her now? "Elena informed me her mom used to be bored," she additional. "And so that you made up our minds to go to her? " He made it sound as though it was once a vicious act. "I made up our minds to go to her simply because Elena requested me to take action. " whether you do not think it, Mister Policeman. "Elena had advised her mom approximately Temptation and--" "About what? " "About my shop. " "Go on. " Carlina took a deep breath. "She additionally informed her mom much approximately her paintings and me, and so she had the concept that her mom will be diverted from her sickness if I got here one night for an aperitif. " "And so that you went.