Hardware by Linda Barnes
A Carlotta Carlyle Novel

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Investigating a series of cab hold-ups that are depleting the G&W Cab company of drivers, part-time cabbie and Boston private eye Carlotta Carlyle applies her new computer skills to the case and discovers a troubling secret about her lover, Sam. 35,000 first printing. $35,000 ad/promo. Tour.
 

About Linda Barnes

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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.
 
Published January 1, 1995 by Delacorte. 320 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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By the time another late-night attack on G&W's office leaves Marvin dead, Gloria in the hospital, and Gloria's Mafia-bred partner, Sam Gianelli (who just happens to be Carlotta's sometime lover), near death, Carlotta no longer buys Lee's story that rival fleet owner Phil Yancey is trying to scare...

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When Boston-area cabbies are targeted in a series of attacks, the professional and personal lives of Carlotta Carlyle bloom with mystery in this lively yarn.

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