The photograph—of a raisin-faced baby wearing something pastel—arrives in a blue envelope. There’s no identification or return address, just an unfamiliar postmark. But something in the baby’s face makes Carlotta keep the snapshot. Three weeks later, she finds out why.
As she looks for a missing taxi driver, Carlotta's investigation sends her traveling the pub route with a bunch of blarney-loving geezers whose devotion to the Emerald Isle has gotten them involved in a deadly mix of Boston-Irish politics. Read more »
There’s a mysterious woman who speaks broken English sitting in Carlotta’s office with a newspaper clipping about a mutilated corpse. Suddenly Carlotta is plunged into the desperate world of illegal aliens, the cold-hearted immigration agents who hunt them down, and the deadly “coyotes” who bring the innocents across the border. Read more »
The photograph—of a raisin-faced baby wearing something pastel—arrives in a blue envelope. There’s no identification or return address, just an unfamiliar postmark. But something in the baby’s face makes Carlotta keep the snapshot. Three weeks later, she finds out why. Read more »
The brash Boston P.I. Carlotta Carlyle takes on a case for the Green and White Cab Company. The investigation will lead her into the mysterious shadowlands of computer technology, where she finds that information is cheap and privacy is a thing of the past. Read more »
Best-selling author Linda Barnes’ witty private eye, Carlotta Carlyle, approaches challenging assignments in proper Boston with savvy and compassion. In Cold Case, a decades-old missing person case turns red-hot, threatening Carlotta’s composure and a Massachusetts political race. A mysterious client comes to Carlotta secretly with a wild tale:... Read more »
Edgar Award finalist Linda Barnes has been justifiably heralded for her scintillating mysteries. In Heart of the World, private investigator Carlotta Carlyle begins a frantic search when a young girl she's been mentoring goes missing. Clues seem to indicate that the disappearance has something to do with the girl's Colombian drug lord father-a... Read more »
Best-selling author Linda Barnes sets her gripping P.I. Carlotta Carlyle mysteries-including Cold Case-on the mean streets of Boston, where blackmail, cover-ups, and murder abound. In this "utterly compelling" (Publishers Weekly, starred review) entry, Carlotta's allegedly unfaithful fiancE disappears right after his supposed mistress turns up... Read more »