By Susan Rogers Cooper
E. J. Pugh's Weight Watchers' team 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, beginner sleuth E.J. is wondered. Why used to be Kerry Killian, the realtor promoting Berta's apartment, was once murdered the day after E.J. wondered her? What does this need to do with Berta's mysterious dying? And why might an individual within the team are looking to wear weight? As E.J. immerses herself in those colossal questions, her marriage to husband Willis grows more and more strained. Can Pugh clear up the secret round the deaths and shop her personal marriage?
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Dead Weight (E. J. Pugh, Book 10) by Susan Rogers Cooper