Hot Blooded

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Zebra Books, 2001 - Fiction - 463 pages
118 Reviews
With "Hot Blooded", Lisa Jackson follows firmly in the footsteps of fellow New York Times bestselling authors Iris Johansen and Tami Hoag. An acknowledged master at crafting tales of romantic suspense, Jackson now weaves even stronger threads of tension and intrigue into this pulse-pounding tale.

A prostitute lies strangled in a seedy French Quarter hotel room. Miles away, in a rambling plantation house on the sultry shores of Lake Ponchartrain, popular late-night radio host Dr. Samanatha Leeds receives a threatening crank call. Soon, another hooker's corpse turns up. Samantha's ominous caller persists, along with a mysterious female claiming to be a woman from her past -- a woman who's been dead for years. With Detective Rick Bentz convinced that the serial killer prowling the shadowy streets of New Orleans is somebody close to Samantha, she doesn't dare trust anyone. Especially Ty Wheeler, her seductive new neighbor who seems to know more about her than a stranger should.

Someone has discovered Samantha's darkest secret. Somebody is convinced that lives must be sacrificed to pay for her sins. So far, the victims have been strangers. Prostitutes. But as a cunning, cold-blooded killer grows bolder, Samantha wonders in dread if she will be the next to die.

  

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Interesting mystery with a very satisfying ending. - Goodreads
I didn't like the writing style. - Goodreads
Lisa is a great Mystery/Suspense/Romance writer! - Goodreads
... couple of cringeworthy sex scenes. - Goodreads
Good writing, quick read. - Goodreads
Ending was kind of cheesy. - Goodreads

Review: Hot Blooded (New Orleans #1)

User Review  - Laura - Goodreads

Good but not great. It was pretty engaging suspense/thriller with a bit of romance thrown in. I thought it was reasonably fast paced though it did drag in the middle a bit. I read the whole book but ... Read full review

Review: Hot Blooded (New Orleans #1)

User Review  - Ashley - Goodreads

I am impressed!! This one was just as good as the least one (Without Mercy) I was kinda surprised to see a few names and words that she uses in her writing.(the victims names Edie, is used in a few ... Read full review

Contents

Chapter One
17
Chapter Two
27
Chapter Three
47
Chapter Four
56
Chapter Five
66
Chapter Six
75
Chapter Seven
86
Chapter Eight
106
Chapter Twenty
229
Chapter Twentyone
245
Chapter Twentytwo
254
Chapter Twentythree
269
Chapter Twentyfour
290
Chapter Twentyfive
302
Chapter Twentysix
312
Chapter Twentyseven
324

Chapter Nine
114
Chapter Ten
126
Chapter Eleven
133
Chapter Twelve
146
Chapter Thirteen
157
Chapter Fourteen
170
Chapter Fifteen
181
Chapter Sixteen
189
Chapter Seventeen
200
Chapter Eighteen
213
Chapter Nineteen
221
Chapter Twentyeight
334
Chapter Twentynine
350
Chapter Thirty
361
Chapter Thirtyone
376
Chapter Thirtytwo
389
Chapter Thirtythree
407
Chapter Thirtyfour
416
Chapter Thirtyfive
430
Chapter Thirtysix
440
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About the author (2001)

Lisa Jackson has been writing romantic fiction for fifteen years. Over sixty of her books have been published and reprinted in more than a dozen foreign languages. A single mother, she is a native of Oregon, where she still resides with her two teenage sons. Lisa is often asked what is the key to her success, and her unfailing answer is a keen imagination, incredible friends, loving family, and always, loads of laughter. As Oscar Wilde is purported to have said, "Life is too important to be taken seriously.

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