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Playing With Fire
A Claire Abbott Mystery
By author: Gail Anderson-Dargatz
Selling Points: "crime fiction, arson, mystery, journalist, amateur sleuth, small town "
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: Oct/06/2015
Fry Reading Level: 2.8
Pages: 120
Adult Fiction
Price:  $9.95
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Small-town journalist Claire Abbott has a sixth sense, what the fire chief calls a "radar for crime." When a string of suspicious fires breaks out in town, Claire thinks she knows who the firebug is. Or does she? She finds there is much more to the story than she imagined. Worse, no one will believe her. The firebug is getting bolder, and the fires he sets more dangerous. Claire is now in a race against time to catch the arsonist in the act before he takes a life.

Playing with Fire is the second in a series of mysteries featuring journalist and sleuth Claire Abbott.
School Library Journal - October 1, 2015
"An entertaining, accessible mystery."


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