The Julius House

The Julius House

Large Print - 2009
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After thirty-one years of being single - practically a spinster to the folks of Laurenceton, Georgia - Aurora "Roe" Teagarden is finally getting married. Her fiance is Martin Bartell, a newcomer to the area, who works for the town's most powerful and largest employer. Though not much is known about Martin, Roe is headover-heels in love and rejects her family, friends, and the minister's advice that she should learn more about Martin. But when friends of Martin's, the Youngbloods, take residence in the new garage apartment, Roe begins to feel that they're scrutinizing her every move, and acting more like wardens than tenants. And when Martin's answers fail to reassure her, she begins to question what kind of man she's fallen in love with.

"Good reading, augmented by solid characterization and occasional humor." - Library Journal.

"[Harris's] brisk, upbeat style keeps tension simmering under the everyday surface." - Publishers Weekly

Publisher: Thorndike, Me. : Center Point Pub., 2009.
Edition: Large print ed.
ISBN: 9781602853911
Branch Call Number: [LP] FIC/HARRIS
Characteristics: 247p. (large print) ; 23 cm.


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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!

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.

Jun 30, 2014

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

A great mystery.

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.

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!

Jan 05, 2013

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

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.

Jul 27, 2012

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


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