Heat Wave by Maureen Jennings

252 pages first pub 2019 (editions)

fiction historical mystery mysterious reflective fast-paced


July 1936. Toronto is in the grip of a deadly heat wave. Horses are dropping in the street. Charlotte Frayne is the junior associate in a two-person private-investigation firm owned by T. Gilmore.Anti-Semitism and murder in "Toronto the Good" in t...

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