The Edge of Paradise
by Peggy Webb
Copyright 2011 Peggy Webb
Cover design copyright 2011 Marc Fletcher
All rights reserved. Copyright, 1992 by Peggy Webb.
"The trouble with Widow Brown is those clothes she wears."
At the sound of her name, Rosalie Brown stopped her grocery cart in the canned-fruit section and peered between the peaches and the apricots. Her former next-door neighbor, Grace Crowley, was talking to the town gossip, Mildred Martin.
"I know just what you mean," Mildred said. "Red, for goodness' sake. And with sequins, even in the daytime. Whoever heard of a grieving widow wearing sequins?"