Aurora 'Roe' Teagarden's fortunes change when a deceased acquaintance names her as heir to a rather substantial estate, including money, jewelry, and a house complete with a skull hidden in a window seat. Roe concludes that the elderly woman has left her a murder to solve. Now she must identify the victim and figure out which of her new, ordinary-seeming neighbors is a murderer - without putting herself in deadly danger. This recording is unabridged. Typically abridged audiobooks are not more than 60 per cent of the author's work and as low as 30 per cent with characters and plot lines removed.