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The Julius House (Aurora Teagarden Series #4)

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2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

Charlaine Harris is one of the best writers of regional cozies

In Lawrenceton, Georgia wealthy businessman Martin Bartell, the manager of the Pan Am Agra Plant, fell in love with Aurora ¿Roe¿ Teagarden from the moment they first met. Older and more sophisticated than her, they set a wedding date within weeks of their first meeting...
In Lawrenceton, Georgia wealthy businessman Martin Bartell, the manager of the Pan Am Agra Plant, fell in love with Aurora ¿Roe¿ Teagarden from the moment they first met. Older and more sophisticated than her, they set a wedding date within weeks of their first meeting. As a wedding present Martin gives his fiancée the deed to the Julius House.---------------- The house has a mysterious history because one night six years ago the family vanished without a reason or a trace leaving everything behind. When Roe finds something illegal that her new spouse is involved in, she tries to ignore her qualms by investigating what happened to the Julius family. Her inquiries almost kill her and it is only thanks to her tenant Angel that she survived the harrowing situation. When she finds the bodies of the family members, a new mystery surfaces that takes Roe and Angel into danger in New Orleans where people want them dead.------------------ Charlaine Harris is one of the best writers of regional cozies. Her amateur sleuth tales are filled with colorful characters, red herrings, plenty of suspects, and clues that ask more questions than they answer. The protagonist is a classical southern steel magnolia beautiful to look at with a strong metallic spine as she is not afraid to face danger and confront horrors even involving the man she loves.------ Harriet Klausner

posted by harstan on December 9, 2008

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

Not the best

Is it just me or this specific book in the series was not as good as the other ones? Normally I wouldn't be able to put down a CH book, but I found myself forcing to finish the book. Odd.
I absolutely LOVED the first book in this series; it used real scenarios of murde...
Is it just me or this specific book in the series was not as good as the other ones? Normally I wouldn't be able to put down a CH book, but I found myself forcing to finish the book. Odd.
I absolutely LOVED the first book in this series; it used real scenarios of murders and the characters were great. But I didn't find them developing much in this one. Something seems off about Aurora and her husband -- I don't know, I'm just hoping CH comes through with the rest of the series.

posted by MYY on November 18, 2009

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  • Posted May 3, 2013

    A great series !!

    I am a cozy mystery reader and I am enjoying this series!

    They are quick paced and written well...I read this book in 2days.

    I am now going onto the rest of the series!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted May 12, 2009

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    Charlaine Harris is good

    Roe Teagarden is getting married. Her husband to be is buying her a house that no one seems to want. Because a family disappeared while living there. As usual she winds up in the middle of the mystery. Easy reading, interesting cgharacters. Now I'll have to read the rest of this series.
    I also reccomend her Shakespeare series, Harper Connelly, and Sookie Stackhouse(vampires and psychics).

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 5, 2012

    The Julius House

    I've enjoyed reading this series so far but I just came acroos the part in this book where Roe goes to Ohio and visits Martin's ex-wife's shop. Cindy, the ex, claims Georgia is 1 hour ahead of them in Ohio. This is soooooo wrong. Georgia and Ohio are in the same time zone.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 5, 2009

    THe Julius House

    Charlaine Harris maintains the pace and suspense with her 4th novel in the Aurora Teagarden series. Some nice twists within this novel and refreshing to see Aurora soften a little and become more likeable.

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  • Posted August 15, 2009

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    I have read several of the Aurora T. mysteries. Didn't care for the very first one, but have loved the rest. The ending was a little more suspenseful. I like the addition of the new characters Angel and Shelby.

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  • Posted June 15, 2009

    Best of the Roe Teagarden books

    While I like most of the Teagarden books, this one was much better than the others. Good plot.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 27, 2009

    Aurora Teagarden series

    I actually picked up book 5 in this series at a secondhand store and decided I needed to read the rest - from the beginning. I love how Charlaine Harris makes you feel so close to her characters - they're like friends. Aurora does seem to find herself in some dangerous and awkward positions, but it makes the story that much more interesting. I'm really looking forward to the re-release of books 7 & 8 later this spring/summer.

    I have so enjoyed this series that I've started reading the Lily Bard "Shakespeare's..." series - and I'm also planning to read the Harper Connelly series as well as the Sookie Stackhouse series (which my daughter in law is currently reading).

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