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  • 06/2022
  • 978-1644564257 B09R2D22FW
  • 248 pages
  • $26.99
Hot House
Lisa Towles, author
When a former CIA operative and private investigator Mari Ellwyn starts digging into the blackmail case of a federal appellate judge, she becomes targeted by a van following her, threatening notes in her mailbox, and a breach of her home. Teaming up with seasoned investigator and former detective, Derek Abernathy, the crime-savvy pair begin looking into the wrongful death of a mentally-ill college student, Sophie Michaud, as well as two journalists – one dead, one missing, who were writing a story on the dead college student with allegations of her connection to the federal judge. The two investigators must uncover the truth about Sophie Michaud before her killer makes them their next target. But more importantly, Mari needs to find her missing father and reconcile her broken past and family.
Reviews
Kirkus Reviews

"Memorable characters make for a winsome, absorbing detective tale."

Midwest Book Review

"Fans of investigative thrillers and mysteries will be the audience for Hot House, but its ability to craft a sassy, fun series of dialogues and inspections... creates an exceptional read with a powerfully unexpected conclusion, leaving the door more than ajar for a follow-up. This will attract audiences both within and beyond the thriller and mystery genres"

US Review of Books

"It is no surprise that Towles has won recognition with numerous awards bestowed upon her work. The novel is masterfully crafted with well-defined characters and an engaging plot. Towles is a gifted writer with a real talent for building suspense."

News
04/04/2022
First Place Award Winner for Mystery Novel 2022

House House was selected as the First Place Winner of the 2022 The Book Fest Literary Awards in the category of Mystery/Murder&Crime. 

Formats
Hardcover Details
  • 06/2022
  • 978-1644564257 B09R2D22FW
  • 248 pages
  • $26.99

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