Smalltown southern librarian and amateur sleuth Aurora
Teagarden confronts an extremely personal murder On the
way to a lunch meeting of her local book discussion group,
the Uppity Women, smalltown librarian Aurora 'Roe'
Teagarden is shocked and dismayed to find her sister-in-
law Poppy lying bloody and dead on the floor of her home.
When the local police detective (who is also Roe's former
boy-friend) gets involved in the investigation, Roe isn't
sure what to expect. As the two team up to catch the
killer, will they be able to put their complicated past
relations behind them in the interest of ridding the town
of a vicious murderer? Longtime readers and new fans alike
will delight in Roe's exploits as she employs her
impeccable knowledge of smalltown politics and enchanting
Southern charm to solve the crime in this won-derful new
installment in Charlaine Harris's terrific cozy series.