Poppy Done to Death

Poppy Done to Death

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Part-time librarian Aurora Teagarden is "a genuine steel magnolia"( Booklist ) in bestselling author Charlaine Harris's compelling mystery series. Now, Roe will have to use all of her southern wiles to investigate a murder within her own family...

Not just any woman in Lawrenceton, Georgia, gets to be a member of the Uppity Women Book Club. But Roe's stepsister-in-law Poppy has climbed her way up the waiting list of the group--only to die on the day she's supposed to be inducted.

What makes Poppy's murder even worse are the rumors of infidelity on both sides of the marriage swirling around town. To find the killer, Roe must determine if the sordid stories are true. Suspects abound, and the things she uncovers make her question her own heart, but her passion for the truth drives her on--into the path of the cold-blooded killer.

Publisher: New York : Berkley Prime Crime, 2009, c2003.
ISBN: 9780425228074
Characteristics: 273 p. ;,18 cm.


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Jun 26, 2017

I don't know why people in the comments before this are announcing this is the end of the series. The next book, Sleep like a Baby, in the series is on order at the library and ready at booksellers. So ignore people who are trying to spoil the book for you and just enjoy it.

Jan 31, 2017

Another very good book in the Aurora Teagarden series. I have enjoyed this series from the first book right up to this one. In this book Aurora (Roe) is still in a relationship with Robin, although she is not sure where this relationship is going at times. This book starts out with Roe finding her sister-in-law murdered when she goes to her house. Then her step brother, Philip, shows up after hitching a ride from California. Roe of course is trying to help everyone with their problems while dealing with her own. She finds herself tired all the time and putting on a little weight. Could she be pregnant? It seems it is one thing after another, but everything does work out in the end. I don't want to give anything away by saying more. I am really looking forward to the next book, which I am sorry to say that I think will be the last book in this series. I am sure you will enjoy this book.

Jul 31, 2016

Good plot - main character less annoying than usual!

FINAL?! END?! SERIOUSLY?! The Aurora Teagarden series was a favourite of mine, this book being tied for the best with the first, Real Murders, in my opinion. The murders, in addition to Aurora's personal life consisting of constantly changing lovers and real estate, were extremely captivating. Excellent characters and plot. Very interesting!

Sep 04, 2013

The Aurora Teagarden series comes to a close with Roe's step-sister-in-law getting murdered right before she is set to be inducted into "Uppity Women" an exclusive book club (what an idea!). As usual Roe is in the middle of things. Things are also getting more serious with her on-again flame, Robin. I enjoyed this series very much. Great light reading/listening for the bus commute and all the audiobooks are available on OneClick Digital.

ktigger Feb 24, 2012

Another fun little read...........breezed through it, enjoyed it thoroughly !

LaimaA Jan 24, 2012

The final Aurora Teagarden mystery is an entertaining end to the series. I liked reading a bit more about Aida's stepchildren and their wives. The new characters were interesting and moved the story along well. Also, Roe and Robin's HEA was just what I would have wanted for our feisty heroine.

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