By Charlaine Harris
Death comes calling on a small-town librarian whose existence is passing her by.
Aurora "Roe" Teagarden's fortunes switch while a deceased acquaintance names her as inheritor to a slightly huge property, together with funds, 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 determine the sufferer and work out which certainly one of her new, ordinary-seeming friends is a murderer-without placing herself in lethal chance.
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A Bone to Pick (Aurora Teagarden Mysteries, Book 2) by Charlaine Harris