By Karen Pullen
unsolved abduction, Stella Lavender has
joined the North Carolina nation Bureau
of research purely to be seriously challenged
by her first project as an
undercover drug agent. Stella works
nights, purchasing medicines from paranoid drug
dealers, amassing proof to ship them
to felony or flip them into informants.
She’s nice on the activity simply because, as her boss
says, “you don’t seem like a cop.” yet the
physical probability and the mandatory betrayals
are attending to her. while she sees a
chance to paintings a murder, she’ll always
One afternoon Stella offers a hitchhiking
teenager a journey to her babysitting
job. Horror awaits them—the father lies
dead in a pool of blood, and his toddler
is lacking. Stella joins the homicide investigation
as the puzzle speedy grows. The
only actual evidence—a bloody fingerprint—
matches nobody linked with
the sufferer. And most significantly, where
is the toddler?
At an analogous time, Stella’s personal
life deals lots of distractions. Her
grandmother Fern, a free-spirited artist
with male admirers wrapped around
every considered one of her paint-stained fingers,
needs Stella’s support with dear house
repairs. And Stella’s charm to three
very varied males skill her romantic
life is, good, complicated.
In chilly middle, Karen Pullen draws
the reader right into a darkly pleasant pageturner
as Stella rummages via every
stratum of society in her relentless and
sometimes unconventional pursuit of a
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Cold Heart (A Stella Lavender Mystery) by Karen Pullen