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Inhaltsangabe: The first book in the Carlotta Carlyle series!
Linda Barnes's A Trouble of Fools is the book that introduced readers to ex-Boston cop and PI Carlotta Carlyle, who knows trouble when she sees it like the old Irish lady offering a grand in cash to find her brother...
Since being bounced from the Boston police for insubordination after six years of service, Carlotta Carlyle has set up shop as a private investigator ready to deal with anything from lost pets to substantially grander larcenies. Though Carlotta, a six-foot-tall, redheaded ex cop, part-time cabbie, and neophyte private eye, works out of her home, it's rare that clients stop by unannounced. Especially clients like the genteel, reserved, elderly spinster Miss Margaret Devens.
With cash flow problems and a caseload so light that she's taken to reading her cat's mail, Carlotta accepts the case of Miss Devens's missing brother Eugene. Oddly enough, Carlotta knew Eugene when they worked together back at Green and White Cab. As far as Carlotta sees it, this case should be a pinchuntil two thugs looking for money send her client to the hospital.
WHEN YOU LEAST EXPECT IT...
The old lady's missing brother seems to have been involved in something much more dangerous than simply driving a cab. Carlotta is determined to do whatever it takeswork the cops, pose as a hooker, and even drive a cab againto find Eugene before it's too late.
She is one of the most sparkling, most irresistible heroines ever to grace the pages of a whodunit.
All elements are skillfully woven together in a book that has just about everything.
A private investigator named Carlotta? Unusual, perhaps, but Boston P.I Carlotta Carlyle is every bit as feisty as Sue Grafton's Kinsey Milhone. If you like Kinsey, you'll enjoy Carlotta. But you kinda have to love anyone who'd list her home phone under her cat's name -- Thomas C. (as in Cat) Carlyle, to discourage the kind of crank calls women living alone tend to get.
Linda Barnes is also author of a series featuring actor and sometimes sleuth Michael Spraggue. Both series are good for the sorts of things mystery readers look for -- a good story in an interesting setting, well-drawn characters, and meticulous plotting.
--Margaret Sanborn, Senior Publicity Copywriter
Buchbeschreibung St Martins Press, 1987. Buchzustand: Fair. 1st. N/A. Former Library book. Shows definite wear, and perhaps considerable marking on inside. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GRP3436589
Buchbeschreibung St Martins Pr, 1987. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers mon0001409369
Buchbeschreibung St Martins Pr, 1987. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Used: Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers SONG0312011008
Buchbeschreibung Buchzustand: Fine. F/NF, NOT ex lib, st martins Books, 1st ed., p/c, paypal welcome. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 9926q
Buchbeschreibung St. Martins, N . Y., 1987. Hard Cover. Buchzustand: Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Good. Cover Art (illustrator). X-Library - 1st. X-Library with normal flaws with mylar cover.The hard cover and the jacket has shelf wear.Small remainder dot.Tanning pages with tape at the spine on the title page.Slight spine cock. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Hard Back. Buchnummer des Verkäufers MY 16860
Buchbeschreibung Buchzustand: Acceptable. Book Condition: Acceptable. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 97803120110005.0
Buchbeschreibung St Martins Pr, Gordonsville, Virginia, U.S.A., 1987. Soft Cover. Buchzustand: Very Fine. Uncorrected Advance Proof. Inscribed By Author. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 059432
Buchbeschreibung St. Martin's Press, 1987. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Near Fine. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Near Fine. First Edition; First Printing. Stated First Edition, first printing with "1" in print line. First in series featuring Carlotta Carlyle, Boston private eye. Nominated for the 1988 Edgar for best novel. Tight clean, near fine book, free of former owner writing, bookplates or remainder marks. Minor bumping to bottom corner tips. Lightly rubbed, near fine, non price clipped ($15.95) DJ. * (this book is in our possession. We ship most books six days a week and will confirm with tracking number for domestic orders or customs number for non domestic) *; 8vo. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 12005
Buchbeschreibung ST MARTINS PRESS. Hardcover. Buchzustand: Good. Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Good. HARDCOVER Legendary independent bookstore online since 1994. Reliable customer service and no-hassle return policy. Used. Book: USED, Good. Dust Jacket: Good. Bookseller Inventory # 01978031201100007. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 01978031201100007
Buchbeschreibung St Martins Press. Buchzustand: Good. Signed Copy First edition copy. . Good dust jacket. In protective mylar cover. Signed/Inscribed by author on title page. Buchnummer des Verkäufers X10B-00575