Hot Blooded (New Orleans, Book 1) by Lisa Jackson
By Lisa Jackson
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A First One lifeless physique. . .
A prostitute lies strangled in a seedy French sector inn room. Miles away, in a rambling plantation residence at the sultry seashores of Lake Ponchartrain, renowned late-night radio host Dr. Samantha Leeds gets a threatening crank name. All in a day's paintings for a star. Who may imagine to hyperlink the two?
Then one other. . .
A moment hooker's corpse turns up. Samantha's ominous caller persists, in addition to a mysterious claiming to be a girl from her past—a girl who's been useless for years. With Detective Rick Bentz confident that the serial killer prowling the shadowy streets of recent Orleans is a person with reference to Samantha, she doesn't dare belief someone. specifically now not Ty Wheeler, her seductive new neighbor who turns out to understand extra approximately her than a stranger should.
. . .And Another
Somebody has came across Samantha's darkest mystery. someone is confident that lives needs to be sacrificed to pay for her sins. to this point, the...
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I saw the books in Gretchen’s library, on their own shelf, with dustcovers still well intact though aged. Her mother had inscribed each one to her—“To my darling daughter”—with what I calculated to be the year Gretchen would have finished the equivalent of high school. Next to them were braille versions, which Gretchen had commissioned. The covers showed a woman with short blond hair and an exaggerated expression apparently romping through comic adventures with her social set, who, the plot summaries informed us, didn’t approve of the heroine’s ambition.
I want to thank you for all the work you’re putting into it. I knew the photos were in a state, but I didn’t realize how bad of one. ” She pushed her eyebrows together. I could tell how hard that was for her to say. ” Gretchen teared up. “It was magical, those youngest years. Not just seeing—though seeing was good, of course—but it was what I saw! Mother had such a way of creating moments. She lived a life then that was … exotic and exhilarating … hotels and airplanes…. I tagged along. Did you see the picture?
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