By Susan Rogers Cooper
E. J. Pugh's Weight Watchers' crew is meant to assist contributors lose pounds—not their lives...
When Berta Harris of E.J.'s Weight Watchers' crew succumbs to an premature demise, novice sleuth E.J. is wondered. Why was once Kerry Killian, the realtor promoting Berta's condo, used to be murdered the day after E.J. puzzled her? What does this need to do with Berta's mysterious demise? And why might someone within the staff are looking to wear weight? As E.J. immerses herself in those gigantic questions, her marriage to husband Willis grows more and more strained. Can Pugh clear up the secret round the deaths and keep her personal marriage?
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Moreland scratched on the back of a gas station receipt, looking for the girlfriend who set up the date between his client and J. T. Cummings, the only person Dana can think of who can corroborate her story. The ﬁrst number is disconnected. The other is the home of a Mexi can woman who sounds to be about eighty. She’s never heard of Dana Moreland. Jay leaves a note on Eddie Mae’s desk: they’ve got to ﬁnd the witness. He gets home late, after eight o’clock. Bernie is already in bed, snoring. She left a plate for him on the stove.
Charlie passes on a cross-exam. For his direct, he walks a sta pled stack of papers to the judge’s bench: the cop’s afﬁdavit and the original police report. The judge reads the pages in silence while they all wait. The court reporter checks a chipped nail. The bailiff looks at his watch. Out in the hallway, they can hear rubber soles squeaking on the linoleum and one side of an argu ment about who has the best catﬁsh plate, Delﬁna’s on Main or Guido’s. Finally, Judge Hicks looks up, looks right at Jay.
By now, he’s onto the hustle. “If I could just get a little money,” the guy starts. “I’ll pay you back, I swear. ” Jay stands and shows him to the door. The hooker is the only bright spot on the horizon. He tries a couple of phone numbers Ms. Moreland scratched on the back of a gas station receipt, looking for the girlfriend who set up the date between his client and J. T. Cummings, the only person Dana can think of who can corroborate her story. The ﬁrst number is disconnected. The other is the home of a Mexi can woman who sounds to be about eighty.