By Charlaine Harris
Moment within the no 1 long island 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 titanic 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 determine the sufferer and determine which one in every of her new, ordinary-seeming pals is a assassin- with out placing herself in lethal chance.
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Yes, I have,” I agreed wholeheartedly. ” “No. We were friends, but at times a month would go by without our seeing each other. ” And if he suggested some worthy cause, I would really resent it. I just wanted to be in proud ownership of a little house and a big (to me, anyway) fortune, at least for a while. “I’m glad for you,” he said, and there was another awkward pause. ~ 25 ~ ~ Charlaine Harris ~ “Was there anything I could do to help you, did your note say . . ” I trailed off. I tried to manage a look of intelligent expectancy.
Which was true, more’s the pity. ” “I don’t blame you,” he said sincerely. I have no- ticed that, if there is one thing ministers are good at ~ 23 ~ ~ Charlaine Harris ~ projecting, it is sincerity. “If someone had left me a bunch of money, I’d be dancing, too. ” “Me either. She never lived like she had money. Let me get you a drink. Coffee? ” I figured I could ask that, him being Episcopal. If he’d been, say, Parnell and Leah Engle’s pastor, that ques- tion would have earned me a stiff lecture.
She asked me. I think she was right. But anyway . . I kept the electricity and gas—the heat is gas, everything else is electric—hooked up, but I came over here and unplugged everything but the freezer— it’s in the toolroom and it has food in it—and I stopped the papers and started having Jane’s mail kept at the post office, then I’d pick it up and take it to her, it wasn’t any trouble to me, my mail goes to the post office, too . ” Sewell had taken care of everything for Jane. Was this the care of a lawyer for a good client or the devo- tion of a friend?