By Charlaine Harris
Dying comes calling on a small-town librarian whose existence is passing her by.
Aurora "Roe" Teagarden's fortunes switch whilst a deceased acquaintance names her as inheritor to a slightly massive 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 determine which one in all her new, ordinary-seeming associates is a murderer-without placing herself in lethal chance.
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He took the piece of paper. Matthew moved close to Kevin and both boys read the note "Is this all. " Kevin looked puzzled. " Matthew made car noises. "Well, we don't think it's a car sales ad. There's a secret message in it," said Tracey. " Krystal supported her friend. Kevin and Matthew stared at the little note again. " Kevin turned the note upside-down, then held it up to the light of the window. " said Matthew seriously. “Where,” Krystal and Tracey clustered around the note. " Matthew pointed to a brown curved mark with small lines off it.
Hey, don't make a mess, puss," Krystal told the cat as the biscuit was scattered into tiny pieces on the floor. Patches looked up expecting another biscuit. " Krystal ignored the cat's pleading eyes. Patches sat and waited a moment. Krystal pointed to the crumbs. The cat sniffed the crumbs, then padded off to the family room, her tail held high. She sat on a little door mat and started licking herself. Just then the noise of someone coming interrupted Krystal and Kevin's afternoon snack. "Hi. It's me," said a voice.
Matthew followed close on his heels. Kevin flicked his torch and shone it around the spots where the four threw the stuff. The two girls jumped down. " Kevin picked up a small brown and white object. " Kevin checked the bar with his torch. "The bar with a heavenly taste," he said dramatically. Matthew licked his lips. "Our reward. " "Count me out! You don't know if it's been poisoned, or something," Tracey warned. "Yeah, it might. We'd better keep it for evidence. " Kevin held the bar between his fingers.