Sweet Pepper Fire Brigade Mysteries













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Book 3 ~ In Hot Water

ISBN-13: 9780698144606

Sweet Pepper, Tennessee, has the world’s hottest and sweetest peppers—as well as a ghost that cooks and a fire chief who fights crime…

Coming January 6, 2015


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Book 2 ~ Playing with Fire

ISBN-13: 978-0425252451

Welcome to Sweet Pepper, Tennessee. Nestled in the Great Smoky Mountains, it’s home to the hottest and sweetest peppers in the world—as well as at least one ghost and a hotbed of secrets…


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Book 1.5 ~ Ebook Novella ~ Hero's Journey


A hot dog and a hot head are on the loose in Sweet Pepper, Tennessee, and it’s up to Fire Chief Stella Griffin to collar them both...



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Book 1 ~ That Old Flame of Mine

ISBN-13: 978-0425252048

Set in the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, J. J. Cook’s thrilling new mystery series features Fire Chief Stella Griffin, who solves crime with the help of her predecessor, who just happens to be a ghost...

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J. J. Cook is a pseudonym for a married couple who writes mysteries, mostly set in the South, with a touch of paranormal and romance.

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