Hot and Bothered
Author: Jane Isenberg
Published: September 4, 2003 by Avon/HarperCollins
Series Name: The Bel Barrett Mystery Series
Main Character: Bel Barrett, Illuminada Guttierez, Betty Ramsey
After 9/11, Bel Barrett, a post-menopausal community college English prof, thinks things can't get any grimmer. But when a neighbor and colleague, who moonlights as a stripper, is murdered, Bel knows there's trouble on her block in Hoboken. Can this midlife mama once again prove that brains and a couple of good girlfriends can bring a killer to justice?