By Charlaine Harris
Moment within the number 1 manhattan occasions bestselling author's Aurora Teagarden secret sequence. Aurora "Roe" Teagarden's fortunes swap whilst a deceased acquaintance names her as inheritor to a slightly massive property, together with cash, jewellery, and a home entire 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 determine which considered one of her new, ordinary-seeming pals is a assassin- with no placing herself in lethal chance.
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I closed up the attic with some relief and washed my dusty hands and face in the bathroom sink. The bathroom was a good size, with a large linen cabinet below which was a half door that opened onto a wide space suitable for a laundry basket to hold dirty clothes. This half closet had received the same attention as the ones in the kitchen and guest bedroom. The searcher was trying to find a secret hiding ~ 42 ~ ~ A Bone to Pick ~ place for something that could be put in a drawer but not hidden behind books .
From being a poor, worried, spurned librarian I’d become a wealthy, secure, dat- able heiress. The impulse to share my new status was almost irre- sistible. But Amina was back in Houston and preoccu- pied by her upcoming marriage, my mother was on her honeymoon (boy, would I enjoy telling her), my co- worker Lillian Schmidt would find some way to make me feel guilty about it, and my sort-of-friend Sally Alli- son would want to put it in the paper. I’d really like to tell Robin Crusoe, my mystery writer friend, but he was in the big city of Atlanta, having decided the com- mute from Lawrenceton to his teaching position there was too much to handle—or at least that was the reason ~ 28 ~ ~ A Bone to Pick ~ he’d given me.
She inherited it from her mother,” Sewell said. “Most of it. Also, when her mother died, Miss Engle sold her mother’s house, which was very large and brought a great price, and she split the money from that with her brother. Then her brother died and left her his nearly intact share of the house money, plus his estate, which she turned into cash. ” I had money. I had a lot of money. “I’ll meet you at Jane’s house tomorrow, and we’ll ~ 19 ~ ~ Charlaine Harris ~ have a look around at the contents, and I’ll have a few things for you to sign.