The Perfect Ghost

Mousy and shy to the point of agoraphobic, Em Moore is the writing half of a celebrity biography team. Her charismatic partner, Teddy, does the interviewing and the public...

Stealing First

Now available in audio, originally published in the Boston Globe magazine, a short story featuring award-winning author Linda Barnes' feisty, red-headed, cab-driving, ex-cop...

Deep Pockets

Harvard professor Wilson Chaney's position in life is hanging by a thread; his marriage, his reputation, not to mention his tenure at Harvard are in the hands of a blackmailer,...

Miss Gibson

Now available in audio, originally published in Women on the Case, an anthology of 26 original stories by the best women in crime writing, a short story featuring Linda Barnes'...

Coyote

There’s a mysterious woman who speaks broken English sitting in Carlotta’s office with a newspaper clipping about a mutilated corpse. Suddenly Carlotta is plunged into the...

Lucky Penny

Now available in audio, the Anthony Award-winning short story that started it all. In Lucky Penny, award-winning author Linda Barnes introduces the red-headed, jazz-loving,...

The Snake Tattoo

Carlotta is eating pizza when two cases are dumped into her denim-clad lap. One will take her into a combat zone of hookers and pimps, the other onto the campus of a wealthy prep...

A Trouble of Fools

As she looks for a missing taxi driver, Carlotta's investigation sends her traveling the pub route with a bunch of blarney-loving geezers whose devotion to the Emerald Isle has...