Skies of Ash

Skies of Ash : A Detective Elouise Norton Novel

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Los Angeles homicide detective Elouise "Lou" Norton and her partner, Colin Taggert, investigate a tragic house fire that claimed the lives of a woman and her two children and become convinced that the grieving husband and father is the main suspect.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 347 pages
  • 155 x 234 x 23mm | 363g
  • New York
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 0765336383
  • 9780765336385
  • 1,163,935

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"Lou . . . is a formidable fighter--someone you want on your side." --"New York Times Book Review""A fresh voice in crime fiction." --Lee Child, "New York Times" bestselling author"Hall..has a true gift. "Crimespree Magazine" Another smart LA procedural this determined African American protagonist makes a wonderful addition to the genre. --"Booklist "on "Trail of Echoes" Hall outdoes her stellar debut in an exploration of vile secrets that pays homage to that earlier master of complex California homicide, Raymond Chandler. "Kirkus Reviews "on "Skies of Ash" Rachel Howzell has written another riveting thriller starring her favorite (and mine!) female sleuth, the fabulous when furious and even better when behaving Lou Norton one of the summer's best. "Huffington Post "on "Skies of Ash""A racially explosive Los Angeles provides the backdrop for this exceptional crime novel...Dead-on dialogue and atmospheric details help propel a tale full of tormenting moral issues. Lou, a brave lady in a brave book, does the best she can." "Publishers Weekly, starred review on Land of Shadows""
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About Rachel Howzell Hall

Rachel Howzell Hall writes the acclaimed Lou Norton series, including Land of Shadows, Skies of Ash, Trail of Echoes, and City of Saviors, and is also the co-author of The Good Sister with James Patterson, which was included in the New York Times bestseller The Family Lawyer. She is on the board of directors for Mystery Writers of America, and lives in Los Angeles.
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348 ratings
3.86 out of 5 stars
5 22% (76)
4 49% (169)
3 25% (88)
2 3% (10)
1 1% (5)
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