Some Like it Hot by K J Larsen
A Cat DeLuca Mystery (Cat DeLuca Mysteries)

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When an old friend buys a trenchcoat and opens his own detective agency, PI Cat DeLuca sees a train wreck. Everything Billy Bonham knows about being a private dick he learned from Humphrey Bogart. And that’s just enough to make him dangerous.

The bungling detective is in way over his head on a case involving murder and a stolen pair of Marilyn Monroe’s dazzling diamond earrings. His outrageous client, Cristina McTigue, is pursued by men who want her dead. Five minutes after meeting the woman, Cat would cheerfully kill her too.

When Billy is gunned down on the street, it’s up to Cat to save his crazy client and nail a murderer. She soon finds herself dodging bullets, knee-deep in trouble, and chasing diamonds. Before it’s over, she’ll be helped by her sexy FBI boyfriend, a hunky ex-spy, her outrageous Italian family of Chicago cops, and her interfering Mama.

With a cast of zany characters and a pace that’s unrelenting, this laugh-out-loud mystery is best served hot.
 

About K J Larsen

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One day three sisters, linked by a voracious love of mysteries, set off to write their own. Hunched over a mojito and bucket of steamer clams, the Pants On Fire Detective Agency was born. Julianne, Kristen and Kari Larsen, (horse trainer, minister and irreverent baker) deliver a sizzling read and easy smile. Liar Liar is the first book in the Cat DeLuca mysteries. The sisters live in the Pacific Northwest and Chicago area and are currently at work on Cat's next, most fabulous adventure.
 
Published March 3, 2013 by Poisoned Pen Press. 225 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Nature & Wildlife. Fiction

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When a hometown boy turned shamus is killed, Cat DeLuca stops investigating liars and cheats and concentrates on finding a murderer.

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At the start of Larsen’s entertaining if uneven third mystery featuring Chicago PI Cat DeLuca (after 2012’s Sticks and Stones), a harried-looking Santa Claus on the run from two thuggish grinches turn

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Some Like It Hot is the third in their Cat DeLuca Mystery Series after Sticks and Stones and Liar Liar, one of Library Journal’s Best Mysteries of 2010.

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