Times are tough at Sweet Nothings
lingerie shop in Paris, Tennessee. A very expensive window
repair put Emma Taylor and her aunt, Arabella, into the red.
Arabella comes up with the idea to hold a trunk show, featuring
vintage pieces and to hold it at the luxurious home of Deirdre
Porter, daughter of the mayor.
The big spenders in town will be sure to attend the trunk
show, as Deirdre is a well- known, albeit not well-loved,
socialite. This event should have Sweet Nothings back in the
black in one fell swoop.
Things don’t go as planned though, when the unpleasant
Jessica Scott, administrator at Sunny Days Retirement Community,
takes suddenly ill and shortly thereafter dies. Jessica was
murdered by edible flower and everyone at the trunk show is
I really liked the first book in this series, and this sequel
was just as good. It provides a light, easy read, with the
usual cozy small town feel. The cast of characters are well-drawn,
and the murder plausible. Humor and romance are sprinkled
liberally through the story as well. This would be a good
read for a lazy summer afternoon, or equally good for a rainy
day holed up inside. I am already looking forward to the next
book in this series.
Author Meg London also writes the Gourmet De-lite mystery
series using her real name Peg Cochran.