WorldCat Identities

Woods, Paula L.

Overview
Works: 16 works in 79 publications in 2 languages and 4,470 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Short stories  Chronologies  History  Calendars  Juvenile works  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Signer, Editor
Classifications: PS3573.O6414, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Paula L Woods
Inner city blues : a Charlotte Justice novel by Paula L Woods( Book )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and German and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black policewoman receives a beating from white officers while rescuing a black doctor in a race riot in Los Angeles. Alas, the doctor is no angel, as officer Charlotte Justice learns when he is murdered. A debut in fiction
Spooks, spies, and private eyes : Black mystery, crime, and suspense fiction( Book )

8 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of mystery and crime fiction by black authors. It comprises 22 entries, among them an excerpt from Rudolph Fisher's 1932 The Conjure-Man Dies, first detective novel to feature a black hero
Stormy weather : a Charlotte Justice novel by Paula L Woods( Book )

10 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and German and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

LAPD detective Charlotte Justice takes on the murder case of aging film director Maynard Duncan
Dirty laundry : a Charlotte Justice novel by Paula L Woods( Book )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

African American homicide detective Charlotte Justice becomes caught up in a sensitive case involving a murder in Los Angeles' Koreatown, a killing that launches a media frenzy and has profound repercussions for the city's mayoral race
I hear a symphony : African Americans celebrate love( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of art, poetry, love letters, and excerpts from speeches, essays, novels, and plays
Strange bedfellows : a Charlotte Justice novel by Paula L Woods( Book )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thirteen years ago, Charlotte Justice's husband and child were murdered in the family's own driveway. Now, following a particularly violent incident involving a fellow officer, Charlotte is on the edge, bedeviled by bloody memories and living on single malt scotch and antacids."--Jacket
Merry Christmas, baby : a Christmas and Kwanzaa treasury( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents stories, sermons, reminiscences, poetry, recipes and color reproductions of African-American fine art, for celebrating the Christmas and Kwanzaa season
Dirty laundry by Paula L Woods( Recording )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the L.A. campaign to replace longtime incumbent mayor Tom Bradley, the stakes are high for Detective Charlotte Justice, of the LAPD's elite Robbery-Homicide Division. When she's called to Koreatown to investigate the shocking murder of Vicki Park, special markets strategist for an upstart campaign, all of her skills--and fears--come to the fore. Park, a Korean, is found bludgeoned and bound, her body dumped in an alley. But who was the homeless man who identified Park's body and then disappeared? Why was the body moved from one alley to another just a block away? And was the murder connected to the suicide of Hideo Matsumoto, grandfather of another long-shot Japanese candidate, whose body was found the same night?
Strange bedfellows : [a Charlotte Justice novel] by Paula L Woods( Recording )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Torn between her proud African-American family and colleagues who still can't deal with diversity. L.A.P.D. homicide detective Charlotte Justice returns to an investigation she once had to leave behind. Thirteen years before, Justice's husband and child were murdered in their own driveway. Now Charlotte is on edge again, bedeviled by bloody memories, a violent incident involving a fellow officer, and a cold case that turns red-hot"--Container
I, too, sing America : the African American book of days by Paula L Woods( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inner city blues : [a Charlotte Justice mystery] by Paula L Woods( Recording )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A black policewoman receives a beating from white officers while rescuing a black doctor in a race riot in Los Angeles. Alas, the doctor is no angel, as officer Charlotte Justice learns when he is murdered
Stormy weather by Paula L Woods( Recording )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During the tense aftermath of the Rodney King riots, pioneering African American filmmaker and social activist Maynard Duncan dies of natural causes -- or so it seems. But detective Charlotte Justice uncovers a possible connection to a nurse recently convicted of killing several elderly black men
Black mystery, crime, and suspense fiction( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To hear some folks tell it by Paula L Woods( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Murder most crafty( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

15 all new stories of criminal handiwork and the art of deduction
Dialogue : conversations with authors( Visual )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In her book, author Ute Ranke-Heinemann disputes the stories of the New Testament
 
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Dirty laundry : a Charlotte Justice novel
Alternative Names
Paula L. Woods Amerikaans romanschrijfster

Paula L. Woods écrivaine américaine

Paula L. Woods escritora estadounidense

پائولا ال. وودز نویسنده آمریکایی

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Languages
English (71)

German (3)

Covers
Spooks, spies, and private eyes : Black mystery, crime, and suspense fictionStormy weather : a Charlotte Justice novelDirty laundry : a Charlotte Justice novelI hear a symphony : African Americans celebrate loveStrange bedfellows : a Charlotte Justice novelMerry Christmas, baby : a Christmas and Kwanzaa treasuryStrange bedfellows : [a Charlotte Justice novel]I, too, sing America : the African American book of days