By Charlaine Harris
Moment within the number one big apple occasions bestselling author's Aurora Teagarden secret sequence. Aurora "Roe" Teagarden's fortunes swap while a deceased acquaintance names her as inheritor to a slightly great property, together with funds, 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 determine the sufferer and work out which one in all her new, ordinary-seeming pals is a assassin- with out placing herself in lethal hazard.
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She didn’t want her name up on a building somewhere. She wasn’t a”—the lawyer searched for the right words—“philanthropist. ~ 15 ~ ~ Charlaine Harris ~ Not a public person. ” As a matter of fact, I am something rare in the South—a church hopper. I had met Jane’s cousin and his wife at one of the churches I attended, I couldn’t remember which one, though I thought it was one of Lawrenceton’s more fundamentalist houses of wor- ship. When they’d introduced themselves I’d asked if they were related to Jane, and Parnell had admitted he was a cousin, though with no great warmth.
I thought and thought myself for a little bit. I looked up to find the lawyer eyeing me with specula- tion and some slight, impersonal disapproval. I fig- ured he thought Jane should have left her money to cancer research or the SPCA or the orphanage. ” I asked briskly. ~ 16 ~ ~ A Bone to Pick ~ “Oh, in the checking account, maybe three thou- sand,” he said. “I have the latest statements in this file. ” Three thousand! That was nice. I could finish pay- ing for my car, which would help my monthly bill sit- uation a lot.
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 . . something that couldn’t be hidden between sheets and towels but could be hidden in a large pot. I tried to imagine Jane hiding— a suitcase full of money? What else? A box of— documents revealing a terrible secret? I opened the top half of the closet to look at Jane’s neatly folded sheets and towels without actually seeing them.