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Shot Through the Hearth

Shot Through the Hearth
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7th Fixer-Upper Mystery

Contractor Shannon Hammer is measuring murder motives in the latest Fixer-Upper Mystery from the New York Times bestselling author of A Wrench in the Works and Eaves of Destruction...

Shannon's good friend and retired tech billionaire, Raphael Nash, is loving his new retired life but he can't stay unoccupied for too long. He's started the Marigold Foundation that helps fund small companies and individuals who do humanitarian work around the world. It's an exciting time in Lighthouse Cove as Raphael hosts the first ever global conference inviting big thinkers from every area of industry to give presentations on eco-living.

Raphael's old business partner arrives in town with a grudge and a plan to steal him away from his important new passion project. Shannon knows her friend has no intention of giving up Marigold and is proud of Raphael for sticking to his guns. But when his former associate winds up dead, all signs point to Raphael.

It's up to Shannon to hammer out the details of the murder before her friend gets pinned for the crime...

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“Brings together a smorgasbord of wild and wonderful [eco] ideas and methods, coupled with their equally strange inventors... a tour de force for Kate Carlisle.”
   —Fresh Fiction

“Well written and original, with unforgettable characters... [for] fans of home renovation, conservation, and lovers of all things mysterious.”
   —The Cozy Review

“Another entertaining entry in the solidly executed Fixer-Upper Mystery series by Kate Carlisle. . . a good balance between humor, construction tidbits, romance and murder. Shannon is an intelligent, brave protagonist who never loses her head no matter the danger she faces."
   —Open Book Society

“An absolute delight!”
   —Moonlight Rendezvous Reviews

Berkley, Paperback, October 2019, ISBN: 9781984804396