One Hot Murder

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Berkley Publishing Group, 2013 - Fiction - 293 pages
20 Reviews
Where there’s smoke…

Katie Bonner, the reluctant manager of Artisans Alley in the quaint shopping district of Victoria Square, is no stranger to ambivalence. Things have been going hot and heavy with pizza maker Andy Rust—so much so that Katie has moved in over his pizza parlor. But now that summer’s ushered in a heat wave, an apartment above pizza ovens without an air conditioner is making Katie hot and bothered.

At the height of the heat wave, a tragic fire strikes Victoria Square. Wood U, a small store selling wooden gifts and small furniture, is destroyed. But the fire may just be a smoke screen—for murder. A body is found among the charred wreckage, and the victim didn’t die from smoke inhalation. He was shot. Now—despite making Detective Ray Davenport hot under the collar—Katie is determined to smoke out a coldhearted killer…

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Review: One Hot Murder (Victoria Square #3)

User Review  - Christa (haines) Sheridan - Goodreads

I LOVE the characters and the setting. There are a number of different story lines happening at the same time, but most are secondary enough to not detract from the main murder. Read full review

Review: One Hot Murder (Victoria Square #3)

User Review  - Debbie Heaton - Goodreads

In Bartlett's mystery novel, Katie Bonner, the manager of Artisans Alley in Victoria Square, and her boyfriend Andy Rust are heating things up. But now the summer heat wave is sweltering and with it ... Read full review

About the author (2013)

Lorraine Bartlett is a New York Times bestselling author of another mystery series.

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