Prime Time Suspect by Alicia Gimenez-Bartlett
(Petra Delicado Mysteries, No. 2)

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"A superlative police procedural."-The Washington Post

A detested television journalist specializing in muckraking has been murdered. Inspector Petra Delicado and her sentimental sidekick Garzn are thrown into the ruthless world of show business, high society, and belligerent celebrities, where public and private lives meet in an explosive and deadly mix. In this new installment in the Petra Delicado series, Alicia Gimnez-Bartlett proves once more why she was recently named best female writer in Spain, and gives further evidence for the success of this series both in her native country and abroad.

 

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Alicia Gimenez-Bartlett was born in Almansa (Spain) in 1951. In 1997, she was awarded the Feminino Lumen prize for the best female writer in Spain. She subsequently launched her Petra Delicado series, which quickly turned her into one of Spain's most popular and loved crime writers. Nick Caistor is a translator, editor, and author. He has written a biography of Octavio Paz and has translated the works of Jose Saramago, Paulo Coelho, and Julia n Ri os, among others.
 
Published June 1, 2007 by Europa Editions. 299 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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And apart from the obligatory personal and domestic complications—especially her sister Amanda, who seems determined to avenge her estranged husband’s adultery by sleeping with every police officer in Barcelona—Petra’s inquires are complicated by the high mortality rate among her witnesses, her g...

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At the start of Giménez-Bartlett’s gripping second police procedural to star Barcelona inspector Petra Delicado (after Dog Day), Delicado and her perennial sidekick, Sgt.

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Austin Chronicle

Rooting into the sleazy world of gossip journalism bares examination of class, wealth, beauty, gender roles, and society's utter fascination with celebrities and their peccadilloes.

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