Hot and Bothered (Bel Barrett Mysteries, #7)
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Hot and Bothered (Bel Barrett Mysteries #7)

3.25 of 5 stars 3.25  ·  rating details  ·  28 ratings  ·  2 reviews
The Beat Goes OnThings are scarier since that black day in September that shook Manhattan and the world. But across the river in Hoboken, New Jersey, community college professor Bel Barrett intends to live without fear, despite her honey Sol's newborn wish that they retire and escape to somewhere remote.

So Bel turns her attentions to home renovation, civic matters, and to...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published September 30th 2003 by Avon
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Bev Hankins
Thanks to the Follow That Blurb Reading Challenge I have discovered a new academic mystery series starring tenured professor Bel Barrett and her mid-life detective sidekicks. In Hot & Bothered by Jane Isenberg citizens of Hoboken, New Jersey are trying to pick up the pieces in the aftermath of the horrifying attacks on the World Trade Center. Bel is determined to continue life as before and not to live in fear. As she moves on with her life, she is bothered by a seemingly never-ending kitche...more
2nd I read in the series.
This was after 9/11 and that plays a big part in the book.
Sol won't go into the city and wants to move upstate.
Bel solves the murder of a fellow professor who is also a stripper.
3 stars.
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