By Harley Jane Kozak
Serial dater and greeting-card artist Wollie Shelley is going undercover in a media-training corporation suspected of video piracy, but if a lifeless physique seems to be at the company’s estate, she’s stuck up in a conspiracy that is going means past a few stolen DVDs.
Wollie Shelley isn’t chuffed approximately taking the activity as a “social trainer” at MediaRex, however the FBI makes her a proposal she can’t refuse. If she is of the same opinion to infiltrate the corporate, they’ll be sure that her schizophrenic brother can have a house on the federally backed midway apartment he’s come to like. So Wollie launches into instructing 3 overseas celebrities tips to take care of the customs of Beverly Hills, increase their English, and turn into Oprah-ready. And while a coyote-chewed corpse seems to be within the MediaRex compound, Wollie realizes that her colleagues are concealing a few severe secrets and techniques in their own.
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This time I stopped, alongside an SUV covered in Lakers bumper stickers. ” “Yes, you can. ” “I don't mean work for Yuri Milos, I mean work for you. ” He nodded toward the east end of the parking lot, getting us moving again. “We haven't been able to get a break in this case. But over time, people get careless, or we get lucky. This time it was luck. Recently, we heard Milos mention you. His son recognized you in the courtroom. One of my people remembered that you'd done us a favor last year. ” “Not to my face,” I said.
The thing was, I didn't believe him. FOUR The Santa Monica farmers' market was a cultural crossroads, hip couture meets country overalls, the appeal of produce bringing together people who had no other reason to rub elbows. A. I found my friend Fredreeq picking out French green beans from a Bakersfield vendor. Fredreeq, who dresses for occasions, wore a yellow gingham dirndl skirt, a halter top, and a matching scarf, looking like Heidi might have looked on a warm day in the Swiss Alps, if Heidi had been sexy, and black, and a soccer mom.
This is a halfway house, not the Marriott, Miss Shelley. I'm afraid I'm going to have to report him to the Board of—” “No! Please, not the Board of—” “—Directors. Yes. B. we have a long waiting list for his room, from service recipients who are far, far—” “—wealthier, I know, and—” “—more appreciative of Haven Lane, I was going to say, and your brother—” “Mrs. Winterbottom, if I had it, I would pay you suitcases full of money—my brother really likes living there, which, for him—” “Well, we can't simply—just a moment, please—I'm sorry, I see one of the service recipients has neglected to wear her shirt this morning.
A Date You Can't Refuse by Harley Jane Kozak