Most widely held works about Carolyn Haines
Most widely held works by Carolyn Haines
Crossed bones by Carolyn Haines ( Book )
23 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,743 libraries worldwide
Mississippi private detective Sarah Booth Delaney investigates the murder of a black blues-club owner and is caught in a town torn apart by racial prejudice when the victim's white protégé becomes the prime suspect.
Hallowed bones by Carolyn Haines ( Book )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 1,732 libraries worldwide
Sarah Booth Delaney is both a Southern lady and a skilled detective, but her latest case takes her into the murky world of New Orleans where motives for murder, and a list of suspects, are numerous.
Ham bones by Carolyn Haines ( Book )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,637 libraries worldwide
A touring production of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" brings murder and mayhem into the life of P.I. Sarah Booth when the costar, a much-despised diva and current lover of Sarah's old flame, is poisoned, and all evidence points to Sarah.
Bones to pick by Carolyn Haines ( Book )
12 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,603 libraries worldwide
Quentin McGee's death in a cotton field was thought by many to have been brought about by her lover. Quentin's brother doesn't believe that and hires private investigator Sarah Booth Delaney to prove it. What Sarah uncovers is the long list of enemies Quentin had compiled before her death. Now it's up to Sarah to discover the identity of the true killer before he strikes again.
Bone appetit by Carolyn Haines ( Book )
9 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,507 libraries worldwide
In the midst of a cook-off at a posh spa in Mississippi, southern PI Sarah Booth Delaney gets embroiled in a juicy murder when the beauty contest/cook-off's top contender gets poisoned.
Wishbones by Carolyn Haines ( Book )
11 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 1,459 libraries worldwide
Southern gal Sarah Booth Delaney packs up her hound dog and her P.I. business and sets off for Hollywood to take a shot at stardom. No stranger to acting, she aces the screen test for a racy remake of the movie Body Heat alongside leading man Graf Miliau. The chemistry between them is undeniable, and why not? Graf has already starred in one of Sarah's previous affairs and is well on his way to landing a big part in the sequel. Thrilled as Sarah is, her dream come true comes at a price. She has to leave behind her family's ancestral home in Mississippi, her closest friends, and the possibility of settling down with her longtime love to film on location in Costa Rica. And it's not long before rivalries flare, mysterious accidents occur, and this leading lady finds herself in some steamy tabloids without turning up in a single frame of film.--From publisher description.
Greedy bones by Carolyn Haines ( Book )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 1,192 libraries worldwide
From feuding scientists to ailing locals, Sarah Booth Delaney finds no shortage of bad blood coursing through the little town of Zinnia, Mississippi, as she drops everything to stop an outbreak of boll weevils and save the only place she's ever been able to call home.
Splintered bones by Carolyn Haines ( Book )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,169 libraries worldwide
Fiesty Southern belle and private detective Sarah Booth Delaney heads back into action when her friend, Eulalee McBride, is accused of murdering her cheating husband.
Penumbra by Carolyn Haines ( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 1,052 libraries worldwide
The daughter of a white mother and black father, beautician and undertaker's assistant Jade Dupree comes to the aid of her white half-sister, Marlena, when the woman is found badly beaten and her young daughter kidnapped.
Fever moon by Carolyn Haines ( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1,000 libraries worldwide
When a wealthy plantation owner in 1944 New Iberia, Louisiana, turns up dead and eviscerated, Deputy Raymond Thibodeaux is confronted by Adele Hebert, who is found covered in blood next to the body and who claims to be a shapeshifter.
Buried bones by Carolyn Haines ( Book )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in English and German and held by 896 libraries worldwide
Southern belle-turned-private investigator Sarah Booth Delaney struggles to cope with her antebellum Delta estate's local ghost, and with Lawrence Ambrose's dinner party, a lavish occasion that ends in murder.
Bones of a feather by Carolyn Haines ( Book )
5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 810 libraries worldwide
Suspecting that a wealthy new client might be committing fraud through her claim about a stolen necklace worth millions, private investigator Sarah Booth Delaney investigates the sordid past of the woman's family and faces a difficult choice when the woman herself goes missing.
Them bones by Carolyn Haines ( Book )
9 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and German and held by 770 libraries worldwide
Broke, unmarried, haunted by the nagging ghost of great-great-grandmother's nanny, and about to lose the family plantation, Sarah Booth is in no condition to fall in love and investigate a murder, but she finds herself doing both.
Summer of the redeemers by Carolyn Haines ( Book )
7 editions published between 1994 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 698 libraries worldwide
A religious sect moves into an abandoned church in a small town in Mississippi and what follows is civil rights battles, child-selling and murder. The narrator is a 13-year-old girl whose natural curiosity leads her to spy on the sect.
Touched by Carolyn Haines ( Book )
12 editions published between 1996 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 664 libraries worldwide
A girl arrives in a small Southern town in the 1920s to be the bride of the local barber. She is Mattie, 16, and she is immediately attracted to JoHanna, the local rebel. The novel describes the price the women pay for being different. Violence, bigotry and murder. By the author of Summer of the Redeemer.
Judas burning by Carolyn Haines ( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 566 libraries worldwide
Delta Blues ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 377 libraries worldwide
Collects nineteen short stories set in the Mississippi Delta and involving the blues by such authors as James Lee Burke, John Grisham, Alice Jackson, Nathan Singer, and Les Standford.
Revenant by Carolyn Haines ( Book )
6 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and French and held by 282 libraries worldwide
When a decades-old mass grave near a notorious Biloxi nightclub is unearthed, reporter Carson Lynch is among the first on the scene. The remains of five women lie within, each one buried with a bridal veil--and without her ring finger. Once an award-winning journalist, Carson knows her career is now hanging by a thread. This story has pulled her out of a pit of alcohol and self-loathing, and with justice and redemption in mind she begins to investigate. Days later two more bodies appear, begging the question--is a copycat murderer terrorizing Biloxi, or has a serial killer awoken from a twenty-five-year slumber?
My mother's witness : the Peggy Morgan story by Carolyn Haines ( Book )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 253 libraries worldwide
Season of innocents by Carolyn Haines ( Book )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
American fiction Assassination Audiobooks Beauty contests Bildungsromans Biography California--Los Angeles--Hollywood Children--Crimes against Cooking schools Costa Rica Cults Delaney, Sarah Booth (Fictitious character) Detective and mystery stories, American Drowning victims Fathers--Death Female friendship Fiction Forecasting Girls Heiresses Historical fiction Homicide Infants--Crimes against Inheritance and succession Kidnapping Large type books Louisiana--New Iberia Man-woman relationships Missing children Mississippi Mississippi--Biloxi Mississippi--Delta Region Motion picture industry Murder--Investigation Murder victims' families Mystery Police Race relations Racially mixed people Serial murderers Short stories Single women Southern States Teenage girls Women alcoholics Women detectives Women healers Women journalists Women plantation owners Women private investigators