One Hot Murder (Victoria Square Mystery #3) (Mass Market)
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Other Books in Series
This is book number 3 in the Victoria Square Mystery series.
- #1: A Crafty Killing (Victoria Square Mystery #1) (Mass Market): $7.99
- #2: The Walled Flower (Victoria Square Mystery #2) (Mass Market): $7.99
- #4: Dead, Bath, and Beyond (Victoria Square Mystery #4) (Mass Market): $7.99
- #5: Yule Be Dead (Victoria Square Mystery #5) (Mass Market): $7.99
- #6: Murder Ink (Victoria Square Mystery #6) (Mass Market): $7.99
- #7: A Murderous Misconception (Victoria Square Mysteries #7) (Paperback): $8.99
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…
About the Author
Lorraine Bartlett is a New York Times bestselling author of another mystery series.
Praise for A Crafty Killing (Best of 2011 by Suspense Magazine):
“Fun plot, fanciful characters, really fabulous crafts . . . Bartlett put her art and soul into this mystery!” —Laura Childs, New York Times bestselling author
“Bartlett combines murder, a touch of romance, and a lot of intrigue in this charming story. With a cast of personable characters and a lively, fast-paced story line, readers will be enthralled and delighted with this fresh new series.” —Fresh Fiction
“A fun new mystery with a cast of charming characters . . . Readers will look forward to more with Katie and the artisans from Artisans Alley.” —The Mystery Reader