The Carlotta Carlyle Mysteries Volume Two

Published by Open Road Media
“The most refreshing, creative female character to hit mystery fiction since Sue Grafton’s Kinsey Millhone” is back—in four more fast-paced crime thrillers (People).

Six-foot-tall, redheaded ex-cop and Boston-based private eye Carlotta Carlyle is “the genuine article: a straightforward, funny, thoroughly American mystery heroine” (New York Post).

Snapshot: A series of strange photos draws Carlotta into a chilling case of medical malpractice.

Snapshot is destined to secure Barnes’ position in the hotshot ranks of detective fiction.” —Arizona Republic

Hardware: After a series of assaults on cabbies, Carlotta’s moonlighting job as a taxi driver turns into the most dangerous, high-octane case of her career.

“Ms. Barnes makes a fist and puts some muscle in this strong plot about an extortionist scheme to corner the market in the taxi medallions.” —The New York Times Book Review

Cold Case: Hired to find a long-missing novelist, Carlotta gets tangled up in a cutthroat political campaign.

“With a stylish pro like Barnes doing the plotting, this chilling case won’t leave you cold.” —People

Flashpoint: Carlotta tries not to get scorched when an arsonist targets her.

“[Flashpoint] further cement[s] [Carlotta’s] place in the pantheon of contemporary P.I.s.” —Chicago Tribune

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