By Charlaine Harris
Moment within the number one ny instances bestselling author's Aurora Teagarden secret sequence. Aurora "Roe" Teagarden's fortunes switch whilst a deceased acquaintance names her as inheritor to a slightly massive property, together with cash, jewellery, and a home whole with a cranium hidden in a window seat. Roe concludes that the aged ladies has purposely left her a homicide to resolve. So she needs to determine the sufferer and determine which certainly one of her new, ordinary-seeming friends is a assassin- with out placing herself in lethal probability.
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What would you like to do? ” I hadn’t had a date since Arthur and I had split. Anything sounded good to me. “Okay,” I said. ” “Fine. ” “Okay. The early show usually starts at five if we go to the triplex. ” There could easily be three movies I did not want to see showing at one time, but the chances were at least one of them would be tolerable. “Okay,” I said again. ” He looked doubtful. “I’m kind of a traditional guy,” he said. ” He sounded rather coura- geous about it. After he left, I slowly finished my drink.
I remem- bered Jane had liked cats, and I wondered if anyone had taken over the care of her gold tabby, Madeleine. (The cat had been named for the nineteenth-century Scottish poisoner Madeleine Smith, a favorite murderer of Jane’s. Maybe Jane had been more “colorful” than I’d realized. Not many little old ladies I knew had fa- vorite murderers. ) As I walked slowly to my car, leaving Jane Engle forever in Shady Rest Cemetery—I thought—I heard someone calling my name behind me. ” panted the man who was hur- rying to catch up.
A big wahoo would have been out of line anyway, since Jane had had to die in order for this celebration to be held. I took off the black dress and put on a bathrobe and went downstairs to watch an old movie and eat half a bag of pretzels and then half a quart of chocolate fudge ripple ice cream. Heiresses can do anything. It was raining the next morning, a short summer shower that promised a steamy afternoon. The thunderclaps were sharp and scary, and I found my- self jumping at each one as I drank my coffee.