Heat Wave

Category: Book
By (author): Jennings, Maureen
Series: Paradise Cafe
Subject:  FICTION / Canadian
  FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Historical
  FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Private Investigators
  FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
Publisher: Cormorant Books Inc.
Published: March 2019
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 9.00in x 6.00in
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From The Publisher*It's July 1936 and Toronto is under a record-breaking heat wave. Charlotte Frayne is the junior associate in a two-person private investigation firm, owned by T. Gilmore. Two events set the book's plot in motion: an anti-Semitic hate letter is delivered to Gilmore, who up to now has not acknowledged his religion, and Hilliard Taylor, a veteran of the First World War requests the firm's assistance in uncovering what he believes is systematic embezzlement of the Paradise Café, which he owns and operates with three other men, all of whom were prisoners of war. The two events, although seemingly completely unrelated, come together in this wonderful novel that brings to life characters who are as real to the reader as those of the Murdoch series.
From The Publisher*Anti-Semitism and murder in Toronto "the good" in the depths of the Great Depression provide a great historical background for this murder mystery that serves, as all Maureen Jennings books do, as canvas for fascinating character studies.