WorldCat Identities

Seranella, Barbara

Overview
Works: 13 works in 94 publications in 4 languages and 5,649 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Romance 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 )

17 editions published between 2004 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 900 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 )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 735 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 )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 670 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 )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 625 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
Deadman's switch by Barbara Seranella( Book )

4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 516 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
Unfinished business by Barbara Seranella( Book )

4 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and held by 505 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
Unwanted company by Barbara Seranella( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 465 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 )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 440 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 )

9 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and French and held by 378 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( )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in English and held by 288 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
Greatest hits. original stories of assassins, hitmen, and hired guns( Recording )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 6 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
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
Unfinished business by Suzanne Forster( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While intoxicated during a vacation to Cancun with her girlfriends, Melissa Sanders marries a Mexican waiter and runs off with the gag marriage certificate. Two years later, she has written a book about sex during marriage, and finds out she needs a husband for her book tour. Her publicist tracks down the waiter, Antonio Bond, who is actually the owner of a successful chain of restaurants. He is also engaged, and finds out that the gag marriage in Cancun was legal. He agrees to accompany Melissa on her publicity tour in exchange for an annulment. During the tour, Melissa and Antonio realize their mutual attraction has never subsided since the night in Cancun
 
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Alternative Names
Barbara Seranella American author

Barbara Seranella Amerikaans romanschrijfster (1956-2007)

Barbara Seranella romancière américaine

バーバラ・セラネラ

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An unacceptable deathNo man standing : a Munch Mancini crime novelUnpaid dues : a Munch Mancini crime novelDeadman's switchUnfinished businessUnwanted companyNo offense intendedNo human involved