One Hot Murder

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Penguin, 2013 - Fiction - 293 pages
7 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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User Review  - cyderry - LibraryThing

Katie Bonner is fighting the summer heat at Artisan Alley but things get worse when one of the neighboring building catches fire and its owner is apparently caught in the inferno. News comes out that ... Read full review

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User Review  - debbieaheaton - LibraryThing

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

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Contents

Section 1
1
Section 2
12
Section 3
25
Section 4
41
Section 5
53
Section 6
64
Section 7
75
Section 8
84
Section 17
180
Section 18
197
Section 19
208
Section 20
223
Section 21
232
Section 22
247
Section 23
252
Section 24
269

Section 9
96
Section 10
107
Section 11
117
Section 12
131
Section 13
145
Section 14
155
Section 15
164
Section 16
173
Section 25
276
Section 26
280
Section 27
284
Section 28
291
Section 29
292
Section 30
295
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Lorraine Bartlett is a New York Times bestselling author of another mystery series.

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