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Skies of ash / Rachel Howzell Hall.

Author/Creator:
Hall, Rachel Howzell.
Publication:
New York : Forge, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
333 pages ; 25 cm.
Edition:
First edition.
Series:
Hall, Rachel Howzell. Detective Elouise Norton novel.
A Detective Elouise Norton novel
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Subjects:
Women detectives -- California -- Los Angeles -- Fiction.
Arson investigation -- Fiction.
Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction.
Form/Genre:
Mystery fiction.
Suspense fiction.
Summary:
"Los Angeles homicide detective Elouise "Lou" Norton and her partner, Colin Taggert, arrive at the scene of a tragic house fire. Juliet Chatman perished in the blaze, along with her two children. Left behind is grieving husband and father Christopher Chatman, hospitalized after trying to rescue his family. Chatman is devastated that he couldn't save them. Unless, of course, he's the one who killed them. Neighbors and family friends insist the Chatmans were living the dream. But Lou quickly discovers the reality was very different. The flames of adultery, jealousy, scandal, fraud, and disease had all but consumed the Chatmans' marriage before it went up in smoke. Lou's own marriage hangs by a thread. Soured by the men in her life, Lou is convinced that Chatman started the fire. Her colleagues worry that her personal issues are obscuring her judgment. With very little evidence regarding the fire--and rising doubts about her husband's commitment to monogamy--Lou feels played by all sides. Was the fire sparked by a serial arsonist known as The Burning Man? Or by the Chatmans' son, who regularly burned his father's property? Searching for justice through the ashes of a picture-perfect family, Lou doesn't know if she will catch an arsonist or be burned in the process. Skies of Ash is another thrilling read from author-to-watch Rachel Howzell Hall"-- Provided by publisher.
Notes:
"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Dhiren H. Shah W'82 and Katherine M. Shah Fund.
Contributor:
Dhiren H. Shah W'82 and Katherine M. Shah Fund.
ISBN:
0765336367
9780765336361
OCLC:
906798388
Publisher Number:
99963358452