Brenda investigates the murder of a woman and the wild fire she was found in, complicated by the reappearance of Bill Croelick who is either the likeliest suspect or the best resource she'll ever have to find the killer.



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Brenda and Priority Homicide investigate the death of a woman caught in a major wild fire. The medical examiner determines she was dead before the fire started, as there was no smoke residue in her lungs and her skull was broken. He further believes she may, in fact, have been the fire's epicenter. Police have an immediate suspect in Bill Croelick, an arsonist with a history of setting women on fire. He turns himself in to the police and ably leads them to exactly where the fire began, though denying having anything to do with it. The victim, eventually identified as waitress Linda Harrell, 35, had restraining orders issued against her by different men. Brenda soon begins to wonder just how the arsonist managed to get away, given that the police and fire departments had the area locked down tight soon after the fire began. Meanwhile, Brenda also worries that her new landlord will learn she and Fritz have a cat in their supposedly pet-free rental duplex, especially when someone needs ... Written by garykmcd / edited by statmanjeff

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Crime | Drama | Mystery


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14 July 2008 (USA)  »

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Bill Croelick: It's crazy, you know, having a wildlife park in the center of a city. I look around at your little nature preserve and you know what I see? It's all fuel. And you, and you, and you - rich man, poor man, beggar man, thief, black man, white man, Deputy Chief - fire doesn't care about your name, or rank, or badge number. You're all just bite-sized lumps of flesh and bone in the flaming food chain. God, I'm hungry! How about you?
Brenda Leigh Johnson: I had a big lunch.
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