(From the publisher):
Ogeechee, Georgia, is celebrating its bicentennial with ten of its living mayors highlighting the festivities. Make that nine mayors when the eldest, Julian Stubbs, takes a fatal plunge down the stairs of the sprawling family home. Having just attended the Stubbs family reunion, officer Trudy Roundtree is on the scene, wondering if one of the beloved, eccentric relatives is a killer.
Adding to the chaos and confusion, some valuable diamond earrings and prized vases are missing.
Then thereís shocking news of a family elopement, as well as whispers about old Julianís scandalous past. Amidst family shenanigans, finger-pointing, gossiping and snooping, Trudy starts looking for the rotten apple in the tangled branches of the old family tree.
Original title: Death and the Family Tree
Genre: Fiction→ Crime and Mystery→ Detective Story and Detectives→ Police Procedural