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Skies of Ash

A Detective Elouise Norton Novel, Book 2
Narrated by: Je Nie Fleming
Length: 11 hrs and 9 mins
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Los Angeles Homicide Detective Elouise "Lou" Norton and her partner, Colin Taggert, arrive at the scene of a tragic house fire. Juliet Chatman perished in the blaze, along with her two children. Left behind is grieving husband and father Christopher Chatman, hospitalized after trying to rescue his family. Chatman is devastated that he couldn't save them.   

Unless, of course, he's the one who killed them.  

Neighbors and family friends insist the Chatmans were living the dream. But Lou quickly discovers the reality was very different. The flames of adultery, jealousy, scandal, fraud, and disease had all but consumed the Chatmans' marriage before it went up in smoke.  

Lou's own marriage hangs by a thread. Soured by the men in her life, Lou is convinced that Chatman started the fire. Her colleagues worry that her personal issues are obscuring her judgment. With very little evidence regarding the fire - and rising doubts about her husband's commitment to monogamy - Lou feels played by all sides.   

Was the fire sparked by a serial arsonist known as the Burning Man? Or by the Chatmans' son, who regularly burned his father's property?   

Searching for justice through the ashes of a picture-perfect family, Lou doesn't know if she will catch an arsonist or be burned in the process.

©2015 Rachel Howzell Hall (P)2019 Macmillan Audio

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An easy read Detective Novel

Enjoyed reading it; however, I struggled to finish after it was dragged out on who actually did it. I know, that's what happens in real life.
I truly enjoyed listening to Je Nie Fleming. I would read the next book that introduce the Detectives father back in her life.