By Lorraine Bartlett
Where there’s smoke…
Katie Bonner, the reluctant supervisor of Artisans Alley within the old fashioned buying district of Victoria sq., isn't any stranger to ambivalence. issues were going scorching and heavy with pizza maker Andy Rust—so a lot in order that Katie has moved in over his pizza parlor. yet now that summer’s ushered in a warmth wave, an house above pizza ovens with out an air conditioner is making Katie scorching and bothered.
on the top of the warmth wave, a sad hearth moves Victoria sq.. wooden U, a small shop promoting wood presents and small furnishings, is destroyed. however the hearth may be a smoke screen—for murder. A physique is located one of the charred wreckage, and the sufferer didn’t die from smoke inhalation. He was once shot. Now—despite making Detective Ray Davenport sizzling less than the collar—Katie is set to smoke out a coldhearted killer…
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One Hot Murder (Victoria Square Mystery) by Lorraine Bartlett