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Publisher Comments:

Better the devil you know…

Boston P.I. Carlotta Carlyle wants to know what her on-again, off-again boyfriend Sam Gianelli did to earn himself the secret indictment for murder thats keeping him out of the country. A man with plenty of secrets, Sam wont tell her anything, much less let her help—and she isnt having any more luck getting info from her old friends at the Boston PD. Sams exile could have something to do with his mob connections, but it cant be that simple. Nothing involving Sam ever is.

than the one you dont.

Finding no easy answers, Carlotta goes back to basics and takes a job working for a jittery bride-to-be who wants to make sure her fiancé is being faithful. The case is simple enough—at first. But Carlotta catches the kind of break she wished she hadnt when her client ends up getting killed. Now, as shes hunting a down a murderer, she cant help but wonder whether love itself isnt the ultimate dead end…

“Utterly compelling.…just sit back and enjoy the ride.”—Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)

“Carlotta Carlyle [is] still one of the standards against which…female PIs measure themselves.”—Baltimore Sun

Synopsis:

Award winner Linda Barnes's dynamic private eye Carlotta Carlyle finds herself in an unusual role — she's working on her own behalf. Private Eye Carlotta Carlyle is trying to figure out what her on-again-off-again boyfriend — now her fianc — Sam Gianelli has done to earn himself a secret indictment for murder that's keeping him out of the country. Sure, it could be mob-related. After all, he's in the family. But Carlotta's not buying it. Sam's not talking, and neither is her old boss, police homicide chief Mooney. In the meantime, a nervous bride who hired Carlotta to make sure her groom-to-be was being faithful ends up murdered. Not only did the victim use a phony identity, it turns out she was aware of Carlotta's relationship with Sam. So what does her mob-connected boyfriend have to do with a dead bride-to-be;

Synopsis:

Boston P.I. Carlotta Carlyle turns to the mystery in her own life--Sam Gianelli--in this latest installment in one of the best private-eye series ever (Harlan Coben).

Synopsis:

Boston P.I. Carlotta Carlyle wants to know what her on-again, off-again boyfriend Sam Gianelli did to earn himself the secret indictment for murder thats keeping him out of the country. A man with plenty of secrets, Sam wont tell her anything, much less let her help—and she isnt having any more luck getting info from her old friends at the Boston PD. Sams exile could have something to do with his mob connections, but it cant be that simple. Nothing involving Sam ever is.

Finding no easy answers, Carlotta goes back to basics and takes a job working for a jittery bride-to-be who wants to make sure her fiancé is being faithful. The case is simple enough—at first. But Carlotta catches the kind of break she wished she hadnt when her client ends up getting killed. Now, as shes hunting a down a murderer, she cant help but wonder whether love itself isnt the ultimate dead end…

Synopsis:

Boston P.I. Carlotta Carlyle wants to know what her on-again, off-again boyfriend Sam Gianelli did to earn himself the secret indictment for murder that's keeping him out of the country. A man with plenty of secrets, Sam won't tell her anything, much less let her help--and she isn't having any more luck getting info from her old friends at the Boston PD. Sam's exile could have something to do with his mob connections, but it can't be that simple. Nothing involving Sam ever is.

Finding no easy answers, Carlotta goes back to basics and takes a job working for a jittery bride-to-be who wants to make sure her fiance is being faithful. The case is simple enough--at first. But Carlotta catches the kind of break she wished she hadn't when her client ends up getting killed. Now, as she's hunting a down a murderer, she can't help but wonder whether love itself isn't the ultimate dead end...

About the Author

LINDA BARNES is the author of twelve Carlotta Carlyle mysteries, winner of the Anthony and American Mystery Awards, and Edgar Award finalist. She lives in the Boston area with her husband and son.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780312356453
Author:
Barnes, Linda
Publisher:
Minotaur Books
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Boston (Mass.)
Subject:
Mystery
Subject:
Detective / General
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Subject:
Mystery & Detective/Private Investigators
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Carlotta Carlyle Mysteries
Series Volume:
No. 12
Publication Date:
20090804
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
6.75 x 4.19 in

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Product details 320 pages Minotaur Books - English 9780312356453 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Award winner Linda Barnes's dynamic private eye Carlotta Carlyle finds herself in an unusual role — she's working on her own behalf. Private Eye Carlotta Carlyle is trying to figure out what her on-again-off-again boyfriend — now her fianc — Sam Gianelli has done to earn himself a secret indictment for murder that's keeping him out of the country. Sure, it could be mob-related. After all, he's in the family. But Carlotta's not buying it. Sam's not talking, and neither is her old boss, police homicide chief Mooney. In the meantime, a nervous bride who hired Carlotta to make sure her groom-to-be was being faithful ends up murdered. Not only did the victim use a phony identity, it turns out she was aware of Carlotta's relationship with Sam. So what does her mob-connected boyfriend have to do with a dead bride-to-be;
"Synopsis" by , Boston P.I. Carlotta Carlyle turns to the mystery in her own life--Sam Gianelli--in this latest installment in one of the best private-eye series ever (Harlan Coben).
"Synopsis" by ,

Boston P.I. Carlotta Carlyle wants to know what her on-again, off-again boyfriend Sam Gianelli did to earn himself the secret indictment for murder thats keeping him out of the country. A man with plenty of secrets, Sam wont tell her anything, much less let her help—and she isnt having any more luck getting info from her old friends at the Boston PD. Sams exile could have something to do with his mob connections, but it cant be that simple. Nothing involving Sam ever is.

Finding no easy answers, Carlotta goes back to basics and takes a job working for a jittery bride-to-be who wants to make sure her fiancé is being faithful. The case is simple enough—at first. But Carlotta catches the kind of break she wished she hadnt when her client ends up getting killed. Now, as shes hunting a down a murderer, she cant help but wonder whether love itself isnt the ultimate dead end…

"Synopsis" by , Boston P.I. Carlotta Carlyle wants to know what her on-again, off-again boyfriend Sam Gianelli did to earn himself the secret indictment for murder that's keeping him out of the country. A man with plenty of secrets, Sam won't tell her anything, much less let her help--and she isn't having any more luck getting info from her old friends at the Boston PD. Sam's exile could have something to do with his mob connections, but it can't be that simple. Nothing involving Sam ever is.

Finding no easy answers, Carlotta goes back to basics and takes a job working for a jittery bride-to-be who wants to make sure her fiance is being faithful. The case is simple enough--at first. But Carlotta catches the kind of break she wished she hadn't when her client ends up getting killed. Now, as she's hunting a down a murderer, she can't help but wonder whether love itself isn't the ultimate dead end...

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