By Linda Barnes
enable cross from the Beantown police strength for insubordination, six-foot-tall, redheaded ex-cop, part-time taxi motive force, and neophyte deepest eye Carlotta Carlyle is prepared for enterprise. Her first purchaser is the genteel and aged Margaret Devens, whose brother, Eugene, one of many final in a handful of Boston’s getting older Irish cabbies, has without warning vanished.
The case might be a cinch. Carlotta understands the territory. She even knew Eugene. but if Margaret is attacked, Carlotta fears the disappearance is only one hitch in a much bigger scheme. Trolling the neighborhood pubs for clues isn’t going to hack it. particularly whilst she unearths herself at odds with the FBI and a Mafia-connected former lover. As a moonlighting cabbie, Carlotta is familiar with the streets good. yet even she has no suggestion simply how risky a direction she’s taken . . .
Winner of the yank secret Award and nominated for either the Edgar and Shamus Awards, this primary e-book within the sequence is “beautifully plotted, fascinating, relocating, and leavened with wit” (Robert B. Parker).
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A Trouble of Fools (The Carlotta Carlyle Mysteries Book 1) by Linda Barnes