WorldCat Identities

Seranella, Barbara

Overview
Works: 21 works in 119 publications in 4 languages and 5,336 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3569.E66, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Barbara Seranella
Unwilling accomplice : a Munch Mancini crime novel by Barbara Seranella( Book )

18 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 850 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Munch Mancini is called to investigate the disappearance of her niece who has just left the Witness Protection Program
An unacceptable death by Barbara Seranella( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Munch Mancini, far removed from her former life of abuse and prostitution, now works as an automobile mechanic--work she loves and does so well that even her male co-workers acknowledge her skill (if somewhat grudgingly). She has a daughter, Asia, a little girl left in her care by a dying friend. And she is about to marry a police officer whom she loves deeply. It all comes crashing down when a friend in the Police Department calls to tell her that her fiancé is dead, shot down by his fellow cops in a drug bust gone wrong. Refusing to believe the explanation she is given, Munch goes on a dangerous mission, first for knowledge, and then for revenge
No man standing : a Munch Mancini crime novel by Barbara Seranella( Book )

12 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Munch Mancini assists old friend and fellow former biker Ellen, whose parents are brutally murdered after Ellen is released from prison, a situation that is further complicated when Munch begins to be stalked by the mother of her daughter's friend
Unpaid dues : a Munch Mancini crime novel by Barbara Seranella( Book )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miranda "Munch" Mancini, a single mom and mechanic, seeks out a killer dredging up her past after her fingerprints and picture turn up in a murdered woman's arrest file, as she must lure the murderer out or face the consequences of her past
Unfinished business by Barbara Seranella( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Munch Mancini finally has her life together. A former drug addict and biker who lived rough on the streets, she's now a respectable mom with a regular job. By day, Munch is one of the Brentwood Texaco's best mechanics. By night, she drives a limo. Even better, she owns the limo, and at forty-six bucks an hour, it brings in some nice change. Munch sees things while she waits. Two people come out of the house. They argue. Munch senses a threat. Soon one of her customers will be murdered, another will be raped and tortured, and Munch will find herself trapped in the mayhem."--Jacket
Deadman's switch by Barbara Seranella( Book )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A crisis management expert and consultant, Charlotte Lyon is called in to get to the bottom of a mysterious derailment that had killed both the train's engineer and a film celebrity and finds herself investigating a very clever homicide
Unwanted company by Barbara Seranella( Book )

11 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The nationally bestselling author of "No Offense Intended" delivers a another high-octane thriller featuring Munch Mancini, prison parolee turned auto mechanic turned limo chauffeur
No offense intended by Barbara Seranella( Book )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On parole for dealing in drugs, lady car mechanic Munch Mancini does a friend a favor, only to be sucked back into the world of crime. Arrested, she buys her freedom by helping police catch the criminals. By the author of No Human Involved
No human involved by Barbara Seranella( Book )

10 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and French and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The heroine is Munch Mancini, a mechanic in a biker shop who killed a pimp. The hero is detective Mace St. John of the Los Angeles police. Actually, he is on her side-- good riddance--problem is her gun also killed some innocent people. A first novel
An unacceptable death : a Munch Mancini mystery by Barbara Seranella( )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a history of drug abuse and prostitution, Munch Mancini now works as an automobile mechanic, work she loves and does so well that even her male co-workers acknowledge her skill, if somewhat grudgingly. She has a daughter, a little girl left in her care by a dying friend. And she is about to marry a police officer she loves deeply. It all comes crashing down when a friend in the police department calls to tell her that her fiancé is dead, shot down by his fellow cops in a drug bust gone wrong. Refusing to believe the explanation she is given, Munch goes on a dangerous mission, first for knowledge, and then for revenge
Sans penser à mal by Barbara Seranella( Book )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ancienne prostituée droguée et alcoolique, Munch Mancini a tiré un trait sur son passé. Mais un jour Sleaze, un ancien amant, resurgit et lui demande d'apporter quelques affaires à sa soeur Lisa. Très perturbée, celle-ci refuse de crainte de replonger. Quelques heures plus tard, Sleaze se fait tirer dessus. Elle se rend alors à la fameuse adresse et fait d'étranges découvertes
Greatest hits. : original stories of assassins, hitmen, and hired guns by Robert J Randisi( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Loaded with tension, charged with uncertainty, these five taut tales by NYTimes best-selling and award-winning authors bring their unsuspecting or hunted and fearful targets into the deadly sights of a hired killer's gun"--Page 4 of cover
Vy tolʹko ne obizhaĭtesʹ by Barbara Seranella( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in Russian and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On parole for dealing in drugs, lady car mechanic Munch Mancini does a friend a favor, only to be sucked back into the world of crime. Arrested, she buys her freedom by helping police catch the criminals. By the author of No Human Involved
Unwanted company by Barbara Seranella( Recording )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Former addict Miranda "Munch" Mancini is a mechanic and limousine owner who unofficially adopted an orphaned baby girl six years ago. Now Munch is reluctantly thrown into a police investigation when a serial killer uses her limo. Strong language, some explicit descriptions of sex, and some violence
More mean streets USA : a collection of short crime fiction, vol. 2( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The writers whose stories are dramatized in KCRW's "More Mean Streets USA" range from a semi-legendary figure from the Jazz Age, to some of the most skillful storytellers of the post-World War II years, to the fastest-rising genre-stars of today and tomorrow. This all new, thrilling and engrossing 8-hour production from KCRW own studios features newly recorded detective stories by contemporary and classic hard-boiled mystery writers. Stories by Walter Mosley, Stuart M. Kaminsky, Robert B. Parker, Ed McBain, Marcia Muller, Peter Blauner, Barbara Seranella, Lee Child, Loren D. Estleman, Craig Johnson, Don Winslow, Paul Cain, Margaret Millar and William Kent Krueger.--From KCRW website
No Man Standing by Barbara Seranella( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Intro -- No Man Standing -- Copyright -- Chapter 1 -- Chapter 2 -- Chapter 3 -- Chapter 4 -- Chapter 5 -- Chapter 6 -- Chapter 7 -- Chapter 8 -- Chapter 9 -- Chapter 10 -- Chapter 11 -- Chapter 12 -- Chapter 13 -- Chapter 14 -- Chapter 15 -- Chapter 16 -- Chapter 17 -- Chapter 18 -- Chapter 19 -- Chapter 20 -- Chapter 21 -- Chapter 22 -- Chapter 23 -- Chapter 24 -- Chapter 25 -- Chapter 26 -- Chapter 27 -- Chapter 28 -- Chapter 29 -- Chapter 30 -- Chapter 31 -- Chapter 32 -- Chapter 33 -- Epilogue -- Acknowledgments -- More from Barbara Seranella -- Connect with Diversion Books
No Offense Intended by Barbara Seranella( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Intro -- No Offense Intended -- Copyright -- Chapter 1 -- Chapter 2 -- Chapter 3 -- Chapter 4 -- Chapter 5 -- Chapter 6 -- Chapter 7 -- Chapter 8 -- Chapter 9 -- Chapter 10 -- Chapter 11 -- Chapter 12 -- Chapter 13 -- Chapter 14 -- Chapter 15 -- Chapter 16 -- Chapter 17 -- Chapter 18 -- Chapter 19 -- Chapter 20 -- Chapter 21 -- Chapter 22 -- Chapter 23 -- Chapter 24 -- Chapter 25 -- Chapter 26 -- Chapter 27 -- Chapter 28 -- Chapter 29 -- Chapter 30 -- Epilogue -- Acknowlegements -- More from Barbara Seranella -- Connect with Diversion Books
Unwilling Accomplice by Barbara Seranella( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Intro -- Unwilling Accomplice -- Copyright -- Prologue -- Chapter 1 -- Chapter 2 -- Chapter 3 -- Chapter 4 -- Chapter 5 -- Chapter 6 -- Chapter 7 -- Chapter 8 -- Chapter 9 -- Chapter 10 -- Chapter 11 -- Chapter 12 -- Chapter 13 -- Chapter 14 -- Chapter 15 -- Chapter 16 -- Chapter 17 -- Chapter 18 -- Chapter 19 -- Chapter 20 -- Chapter 21 -- Chapter 22 -- Chapter 23 -- Chapter 24 -- Acknowledgments -- More from Barbara Seranella -- Connect with Diversion Books
Unwanted Company by Barbara Seranella( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Intro -- Unwanted Company -- Copyright -- Prologue -- Chapter 1 -- Chapter 2 -- Chapter 3 -- Chapter 4 -- Chapter 5 -- Chapter 6 -- Chapter 7 -- Chapter 8 -- Chapter 9 -- Chapter 10 -- Chapter 11 -- Chapter 12 -- Chapter 13 -- Chapter 14 -- Chapter 15 -- Chapter 16 -- Chapter 17 -- Chapter 18 -- Chapter 19 -- Chapter 20 -- Chapter 21 -- Chapter 22 -- Chapter 23 -- Chapter 24 -- Chapter 25 -- Chapter 26 -- Chapter 27 -- Chapter 28 -- Chapter 29 -- Chapter 30 -- Epilogue -- Acknowledgments -- More from Barbara Seranella -- Connect with Diversion Books
No Human Involved by Barbara Seranella( Book )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Intro -- No Human Involved -- Copyright -- 1 -- 2 -- 3 -- 4 -- 5 -- 6 -- 7 -- 8 -- 9 -- 10 -- 11 -- 12 -- 13 -- 14 -- 15 -- 16 -- 17 -- 18 -- 19 -- 20 -- 21 -- 22 -- 23 -- 24 -- 25 -- 26 -- 27 -- Acknowledgments -- More from Barbara Seranella -- Connect with Diversion Books
 
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An unacceptable death
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An unacceptable deathNo man standing : a Munch Mancini crime novelUnpaid dues : a Munch Mancini crime novelUnfinished businessDeadman's switchUnwanted companyNo offense intendedNo human involved
Alternative Names
Barbara Seranella American author

Barbara Seranella Amerikaans romanschrijfster (1956-2007)

Barbara Seranella romancière américaine

バーバラ・セラネラ

Languages
English (109)

French (6)

Spanish (1)

Russian (1)