The Julius House

The Julius House

eBook - 2016
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Aurora Teagarden is happily preparing for her wedding to dashing business executive Martin Bartell. As a wedding gift, Martin buys her the house of her dreams: the Julius house," infamously named after the family who vanished from the house without a trace six years ago. As Roe sets about renovating and decorating her new home, she's never felt happier. Then Martin suddenly rents the small apartment on their new property to an old army buddy and his wife, who seem to be more bodyguard than tenant, and Roe is sure her husband-to-be is keeping secrets. To take her mind off her suspicions, she opens her own unofficial investigation into the Julius family cold case. But when an axe-wielding stranger attacks her, Roe must determine whether it's her husband's secrets, the mystery of the Julius family's fates, or both, that have put her own life on the chopping block. #1 New York Times bestselling author Charlaine Harris has once again brought Southern charm and an engaging mystery in this latest Aurora Teagarden installment. Real Murders, A Bone To Pick, Three Bedrooms, One Corpse, and the rest of the Aurora Teagarden series has been adapted into film for Hallmark Movies and Mysteries
Publisher: Made available through hoopla, 2016
[United States] : JABberwocky Literary Agency, Incorporated : 2016
ISBN: 9781625672124
1625672128
Branch Call Number: eBook--Adult
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Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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barryandlinda
Dec 25, 2016

In this book, Aurora Teagarden, known as Roe, is going to get married. Her fiancé, Martin Bartell buy her the Julius house as an engagement present. The previous owns, the Julius family, disappeared one day, never to be heard from. Roe loves the house and takes charge of all the remodeling. When Martin hires a married couple to moved into the apartment above the garage, Roe wonders if they are her "body guards" and if so why. She also wants to find out what happened to the Julius family. She always is wondering what secrets Martin is keeping from her. This book will hold your interest from beginning to end.

Agreed with Carmine1, Kirb, and kellibaker's opinions. I liked Roe single the best, especially since the husband she chose was Martin, however I love the Aurora Teagarden series (which I have read entirely), including this enticing book!

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BBurnett
Aug 07, 2014

Aurora Teagarden mystery #4
I think I liked this one best, so far, of this series. More action, an unexpected conclusion. Aurora seemed less helpless Southern female, and more grownup. Getting married to a mysterious man seems to have given her some spine.

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StormEyes
Jun 30, 2014

I really loved this book! I enjoy anything Charlene Harris writes and this is no exception.

A great mystery.

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lpreston214
Aug 02, 2013

Aurora Teagarden is now married to the mysterious Martin Bartell and living in the Julius house. Nine years ago the three members of the Julius family went missing. Though Roe is not creeped out living in their house, of course she has to investigate. When some bones are found her investigation is ramped up with the help of Angel, her new body guard. Meanwhile, when is Martin going to give up all his secrets? Another good entry in the series except I didn't quite understand the ending.

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Carmine1
Jan 18, 2013

Have to agree that I liked Roe much better in her single life but really enjoyed the addition of Angel. Still a good series and am looking forward to reading the next one!

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Kirb
Jan 05, 2013

My least favorite of the Teagarden series but still good enough to keep on reading.

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kellibaker
Aug 14, 2012

The story is interesting and I enjoyed the mystery. I like Angel. I just can't stand Martin. He made this book so-so for me.

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IrisNielsen
Jul 27, 2012

good plot; intriguing characters. Looking forward to more in series.

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