By Charlaine Harris
Death comes calling on a small-town librarian whose lifestyles is passing her by.
Aurora "Roe" Teagarden's fortunes switch while a deceased acquaintance names her as inheritor to a slightly colossal property, together with cash, jewellery, and a home whole with a cranium hidden in a window seat. Roe concludes that the aged girls has purposely left her a homicide to resolve. So she needs to establish the sufferer and work out which considered one of her new, ordinary-seeming pals is a murderer-without placing herself in lethal threat.
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No need for a nice house when you spend 90% of the time living out of a suitcase bopping around the world. And what could have happened to his body? She was fairly certain that most residents of Avalon ended up at Fields Funeral Home, intestate or not. Then again, Vestal hadn't recognized the body. Where had Fischer died? And where had his body been between then and yesterday night? The more Leigh considered that the body might be Paul Fischer, the more certain she became. Surely Maura already suspected him—he was an obvious choice for anyone who knew about the note, which Cara, Leigh remembered, did not.
Short, round, wild hair. Polyester. " "That's her," Cara grinned, "but I think the current poodle is apricot. " Realizing she was getting sidetracked, Cara shook her head and moved on. " Leigh's stomach twitched unpleasantly. " "No will was ever found. Nor were any other papers. " Leigh remembered the legal hassles Cara and Gill had gone through to buy the house. The sale had taken years. Just thinking about it made her head start to pound. Or was the pounding from another source? Her eyes panned the kitchen anxiously.
Mellman nodded to Maura. " He and Vestal walked around the side of the house, their departure confirmed by a series of squeaks and groans from the sedan. Maura leaned forward and took a swig of coffee. Leigh watched her. " Maura asked. " Leigh smiled. "All those criminal justice classes. Now you're the real thing. And here, on my first day in your jurisdiction, I bring you a body. " Reluctantly, Maura smiled back. "You'll get yours, Koslow. " Leigh's brow wrinkled. " "Of course they'll question her.
A Bone to Pick (Aurora Teagarden Mysteries, Book 2) by Charlaine Harris