A phone call at two a.m. is never good news. But there's bad news, and then there's strange news. Lindsay's two a.m. call is a plea for help. There's a woman in Fred's closet, and he can't get her out. Their new neighbor, Sophie Fleming, has taken up sleepwalking - straight into Fred's house and his bedroom closet. She's having nightmares about the brutal stabbing of a little girl named Carolyn. But Carolyn was her imaginary childhood friend.
"Another good book"
Finally, Rick has agreed to sign the divorce papers and give Lindsay her freedom! She is sitting in her lawyer's office waiting for him when she gets the call. Rick is dead. Murdered by a bomb that blew up his car in his own driveway. Lindsay is his sole heir. Or is she? She's never met any of Rick's family. Though he told her various conflicting stories about them, she came to believe they didn't exist, that Rick was an alien stranded here when the mother ship left without him.
Rodney Bradford comes into Lindsay's restaurant, offers to buy her small house for double its value, eats her brownies, and drops dead on the sidewalk in front. Then someone breaks into her house and tries to dig up her basement. Next her almost-ex-husband offers to sign the divorce papers, but only if she'll give him her small, old house and take his big, new house instead. Suddenly everybody wants Lindsay's house. Is there oil under the basement, plans to bring the railroad through, pirate treasure buried in the basement?
"A TANTALIZING STORY"
>Lindsay Powell's only secret is the recipe for her chocolate chip cookies, but she is surrounded by neighbors with deadly secrets. Suddenly Lindsay finds herself battling poisoned chocolate, a dead man who doesn't seem very dead, and a psycho stalker. Her best friend and co-worker, Paula, dyes her blond hair brown, hides from everybody, and insists on always having an emergency exit from any room.
"Incredibly fun and unpredictable!"