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Hot Water (Peter Bartholomew Mysteries #1)

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Published November 1st 1990 by Pocket Books
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Jill
Jul 03, 2013 Jill rated it really liked it
Love this quirky bunch of imaginary islanders! This is such a fun series with the strangest cast of characters, but I love them all. The mysteries are complicated; therefore not easy to figure out and there is always a very exciting moment. This one was also poignant because the main character, Peter is rebounding from the loss of his wife who ran away with another man. This influences most of his thoughts and actions. This would make an excellent summer read!
Anne Broyles
Jul 22, 2016 Anne Broyles rated it really liked it
Because I've enjoyed Gunning's carefully-researched, well-written historical novels, I was curious about her mystery series set on a Cape Cod-like island. I liked how she got into the heads of many of the island residents and wove past and present into a murder investigation by Pete Bartholomew, a likeable guy who turns sleuth out of love for the island and its people.
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I enjoyed the book. Sally Gunning mentioned this series in a post. This is a light read. I read it while returning from vacation. Fun play on Cape Cod places and names.
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Somewhat different from the usual mystery. This was somewhat confusing in the beginning.
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Sally Cabot Gunning lives with her husband in Brewster on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. A graduate of the University of Rhode Island and a lifelong resident of New England, she is active in the local historical society and creates tours that showcase the three-hundred-year history of her village. Gunning came to fiction writing at a young age, driven to it in desperation one rainy day when she ran out ...more
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