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Cold Front (Tory Bauer Mystery #5)

3.91  ·  Rating details ·  124 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Death is a Party PooperWaitress Tory Bauer is good at dishing out food and dishing out gossip. Now it's her steamy secrets that are being dished out all over town. But it's New Years Eve in tiny Delphi, South Dakota, one of the few fun dates on the local calendar. And, bad-mouthed or not, Tory's determined to have a good time partying down. . .even if it kills her! As it t ...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published October 1st 2000 by Avon Books (first published 2000)
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L.A. Starks
Feb 18, 2013 rated it it was ok
This book had more of a pre-9/11 feel (it was published in 2000) than I expected. While I admire Kathleen Taylor's work ethic--she has five books out previous to this one--I found the protagonist and the endless self-talk too precious, too regional, too consciously manipulative, and too overwrought. It was hard to become invested in the plot or the people.

Taylor does an outstanding job of describing weather so cold it kills and it is worth reading the book for this alone. Alas, the weather was b
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Mary Kenyon
Dec 05, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Her description of a SD blizzaard and how it affects a small town on absolutely accurate! And the mystery isn't solved until the very last few pages. I love her characters, I think I have met these people! A great read and the fact that it is a series makes the enjoyment go on and on.
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Sep 13, 2013 rated it liked it
I have lived through storms followed by many days of no power, no running water no warm food and I don't even want to relive the experience vicariously! Other than that the plotting and myatery were pretty good.
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Kathleen Taylor is a freelance knitwear designer and a prolific writer. She is the author of the popular book Knit One, Felt Too, and her knitting designs have appeared in more than 50 different magazines. She lives in Redfield, South Dakota.
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