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Lie down with the Devil

Lie down with the Devil( )
Author: Barnes, Linda
Publication Date:Nov 2008
Publisher:Center Point Large Print
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $64.35
Book Description:

Award winner Linda Barnes's dynamic private eye Carlotta Carlyle finds herself in an unusual role - working on her own behalf. Carlotta is trying to figure out what her on-again-off-again boyfriend - now her fiancé - 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...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Thrillers / General
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
Book Weight:0.75 Kilograms
Author Biography
Barnes, Linda (Author)
Linda Barnes is a writer and educator. She was born in Detroit, Michigan. Barnes graduated from Boston University's School of Fine and Applied Arts majoring in acting, theater education, and English.

After graduation, Barnes taught theater in a Massachusetts high school. She wrote a one-act play that won a contest sponsored by the Boston Globe. The play Wings was published and performed across the country.

Barnes' first crime novel was published in 1981 and featured an amateur detective named Michael Spraggue. She continued with a series of books that featured Spraggue until a short story featured a new detective named Carlotta Carlyle. The first book in that series, A Trouble of Fools, won the American Mystery Award for best private eye novel of 1987. Barnes won the Anthony Award for Best Short Story for Lucky Penny in 1986.

Some of her other works include Deep Pockets, Heart Of The World and Lie Down With The Devil.


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