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Barnes, Linda

Overview
Works: 89 works in 640 publications in 9 languages and 32,253 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Detective and mystery stories, American 
Roles: Author, Creator
Classifications: PS3552.A682, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Linda Barnes
 
Most widely held works by Linda Barnes
Lie down with the devil by Linda Barnes( Book )

20 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 2,099 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faced with nothing but dead ends in her boyfriend Sam Gianelli's secret indictment for murder, Boston P.I. Carlotta Carlyle goes back to basics and takes a case for a nervous bride-to-be who wants to make sure her fiancé is being faithful. Simple enough, but when her client turns up dead, Carlotta catches the kind of break she wished she hadn't--From publisher description
The big dig by Linda Barnes( Book )

23 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and German and held by 2,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bored with her assignment working undercover to seek out fraud on Boston's Big Dig project, Carlotta Carlyle moonlights by taking on the case of the missing Veronica James, an investigation that uncovers links to a vast conspiracy
Deep pockets by Linda Barnes( Book )

21 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hired by a respected Harvard professor whose indiscretions with a student are being threatened by a blackmailer, Boston private investigator Carlotta Carlyle struggles with her morals to track down the blackmailer, a case that is complicated by a suspicious death
Hardware by Linda Barnes( Book )

36 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,989 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boston taxi driver Carlotta Carlyle, a pistol-packing, six-foot-one redhead, investigates a series of robberies threatening to close the G & W cab company. With the help of an ex-Mafia friend, Sam Gianelli, who is a computer hobbyist, Carlotta invests in a computer and solves the robberies. By the author of Snapshot
Heart of the world by Linda Barnes( Book )

19 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,921 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When she receives word that Paolina, the fourteen-year-old girl with whom she had been paired in a Boston mentoring program, has vanished, private detective Carlotta Carlyle embarks on her own search for the missing teen
Cold case by Linda Barnes( Book )

30 editions published between 1996 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 1,913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty years earlier, a 14-year-old girl from high society in Massachusetts vanished, leaving her clothes on a beach. At the time no one thought of linking the apparent suicide to the disappearance of a gardener at her school. Now PI Carlotta Carlyle hopes to make a connection. By the author of Hardware
Snapshot by Linda Barnes( Book )

37 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Boston P.I. Carlotta Carlyle investigates the death of a newborn baby and tries to find the mobster father of her "little sister."
Steel guitar by Linda Barnes( Book )

33 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,887 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carlotta Carlyle, a private detective, must confront her suspicions and investigate the death of a bass player for blues singer Dee Willis
Flashpoint : a Carlotta Carlyle mystery by Linda Barnes( Book )

23 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

PI Carlotta Carlyle of Boston investigates the death of an old lady who refused to give up her apartment for a development project. When an attempt is made to burn Carlotta's house, she knows she is onto something. By the author of Cold Case
The perfect ghost by Linda Barnes( Book )

14 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,794 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agoraphobic Em Moore is the writing half of a biography team. Her partner, Teddy, does the schmoozing. When Teddy dies, Em is devastated, alone in a world she doesn't understand. The only way she can honor his memory is to finish their current book, an 'autobiography' of director Garrett Malcolm. She finds Malcolm friendlier and far sexier than she had imagined. But Em senses trouble between Malcolm and one of his former stars, and she hears whispers of skeletons in the Malcolm family closet
Coyote : a Carlotta Carlyle mystery by Linda Barnes( Book )

41 editions published between 1990 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carlotta is a six-foot-tall, red headed, part-time cabdriver and Boston private eye. She becomes involved in the world of illegal aliens and the "coyotes" who prey on them
The snake tattoo by Linda Barnes( Book )

24 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in English and held by 1,617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What do a privileged Emerson student and a hooker from the Combat Zone have in common? They are both missing--and both areta Carlyle in her Boston cab!
A trouble of fools by Linda Barnes( Book )

33 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's the kind of case that has "NO!" written all over it. But ex-cop Carlotta Carlyle has a p.i. license getting moldy from disuse, so she takes on the search for a little old lady's missing brother. After all, how much trouble could an aging cabbie get into?
Dead heat by Linda Barnes( Book )

12 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in English and held by 986 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The U.S. Senator from Massachusetts decides to run in the Boston Marathon, and snipping and death threats follow
Bitter finish by Linda Barnes( Book )

18 editions published between 1983 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Michael Spraggue, a wealthy private eye turned movie actor, is in the middle of making a trashy Hollywood movie about -- what else? - a private eye, when he gets a phone call from his sometime lover and current business partner in a California winery, Kate Holloway
Cities of the dead by Linda Barnes( Book )

13 editions published between 1985 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guest at the banquet, Mary summons her nephew Michael Spraggue, actor-cum-private detective, to the scene. And soon Spraggue is investigating a murder case that will leave his mouth burning and his mind spinning. One thing is certain: the solution to the murder will make for a spicy mystery indeed!
The snake tattoo by Linda Barnes( )

14 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in English and held by 708 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Carlotta is eating pizza when two cases are dumped into her denim-clad lap. One will take her into a combat zone of hookers and pimps, the other onto the campus of a wealthy prep school"--Publisher's description
A trouble of fools by Linda Barnes( )

14 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Lie down with the devil by Linda Barnes( )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Carlotta Carlyle--an ace at both sleuthing and cab driving--is beginning to doubt the fidelity of Sam Gianelli, her mob-connected fiance. Carlotta's suspicions are then heightened when Sam abruptly flees the country right after his supposed mistress turns up dead. To cope with her anxiety, Carlotta takes on a PI job for a jittery bride-to-be with apprehensions about her own fiance's faithfulness."--Container
Cold case by Linda Barnes( Recording )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witty private eye, Carlotta Carlyle, takes on a decades-old missing person case that turns red-hot, threatening Carlotta's composure and a Massachusetts political race
 
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Alternative Names
Barnes, Linda Appelblatt.

Barnes, Linda J.

Barnes, Linda J. 1949-

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