Things have been going hot and heavy with pizza maker Andy Rust--so much so that Katie has moved in over his pizza parlor. Well-written as always, introducing new characters and perhaps a new direction, this book will certainly keep our brain cells cooking! Nothing wrong with Andy himself. Who died in the Wood U fire? Katie is determined to find the murderer, even if Detective Davenport gets hot under the collar. Wood U, a small store selling wooden gifts and small furniture, is destroyed. Katie Bonner, the reluctant manager of Artisans Alley, is hot, literally hot from a heat wave.
A likeable heroine, an fascinating setting with a wondeful intellect of place, and a fast moving plot that keep you guessing make this book a extremely entertaining read. She writes under three pen names, including her own name, L. Someone is living in Chad's pad. Kate sees a fire at Wood U and runs out to investigate. Now; despite making Detective Ray Davenport hot under the collar; Katie is determined to smoke out a coldhearted killer. Whenever she thinks that she is close to figuring out what happened, something else turns her in a different direction.
But the fire may just be a smoke screen--for murder. Lorraine Bartlett has a wonderful way of bringing a reader up to date on the happenings in her world without it feeling like exposition. Plus there are a few subplots that tie in to the main mystery in several ways. Katie is a great character, and I enjoy the growing relationships she has with her friends and vendors oh that Ida!!! Katie's character continues to develop as she forges a new working relationship with This series just gets better and better for me. 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 Detective Davenport does not go lightly into the sunset but is actively hoping to solve this last case before his official retirement date and time. Lorraine Bartlett hone her characterization as well as plotting skill as a frequent author for romance magazine. When a dead body is discovered in the store and no one can find the owner, Katie sets out to find the killer. She has been selected for an Agatha Award, in addition to a finalist in the St. Another thorn in Katie's side, she has once again seen her dreams of owning the Webster Mansion to a new buyer. I would have liked to see her romantic relationship with pizza owner Andy progress more; it is stagnant because of their conflicting work hours and that doesn't appear to be changing anytime soon.
Her series comprise Jeff Resnick, the Booktown mystery and the Victoria Square mystery. So many mysteries, so little time to figure them out. Things have been going hot and heavy with pizza maker Andy Rust -- so much so that Katie has moved in over his pizza parlor. I know who was murdered in the first two books, but not t I received this book as a Goodreads Giveaway. I find myself with mixed feelings on this one.
How could this have happened? Consequently I am just going to presume these were recorded back to back while she had a cold. With her keen sense of intuition, she needs to talk her ideas out with someone. I have read the first three in the series, but I'm not sure about reading the next few, which I already own. But, Dennis Wheeler's, the owner, vehicle is still parked behind the store. Things have been going hot and heavy with pizza maker Andy Rust -- so much so that Katie has moved in over his pizza parlor.
Katie picked up speed to intercept her just as she joined Gilda. Her job is to deal with a lot of weird characters that have set up booths in her mall - some with very strong personalities and others that are just plain crazy. Wood U, a small store selling wooden gifts and small furniture, is destroyed. Eventually the sooty fire chief excited the building and removed his face mask. Andy stood in front of one of the ovens with a long-handled wooden paddle in hand loaded with a large pizza. Her small story,Cold Case, featuring Jeff Resnick, appear inMystery in Mind: A Collection of Mysteries of the Paranormal, an anthology issueed in spring 2003. This is the 3rd book in the series and it has been awhile since I had read book 2, The Walled Flower, but Ms.
At the height of the heat wave, a tragic fire strikes Victoria Square. The annual Christmas In July pot-luck is coming up and everyone is excited to be able to get together and party. She write under three pen names, counting her own name, L. And a very welcomed and enjoyable book, too. A large part of the charm of the Victoria Square Mystery Series is the camaraderie shared by so many mainstays in the series, and that charm continues. Detective Davenport would like to see a quick resolution to the case, as his retirement is just days away.
I really enjoyed the other books in this series but for some reason I was disappointed in this one. I hope Katie can find more happiness in her life so future books can focus on the mystery and not Katie's unhappiness and yearning over a Bed and Breakfast she can't afford to buy. It seems to be a hot time in the square this July. The Big Brown delivery guy suddenly retires and is not heard from. Wood U, a small store selling wooden gifts and small furniture, is destroyed. Her first story, Murder On The Mind, written under the name L. Every watch a show or movie in which two characters are supposed to be lovers but the acting leaves you wondering if in real life the actors actually hate each other? Katie Bonner has inherited the Artisan Alley after the death of her husband.