!DOWNLOAD EPUB ☳ Cold Case ♕ Twenty four years ago, teen prodigy Thea Janis vanished from her upper crust Boston prep school At first called a runaway, she s later named among the victims of a serial killer, a man doing life in Walpole Prison Then a new manuscript appears in her family s mailbox The words cry out from the printed pages, Thea s voice unmistakable even a quarter century since the gir
A teenage who wrote a famous coming of age novel was missing twenty four years ago The man, who says he is the mother s brother has a manuscript that he swears was written by Thea But Carlotta finds out that the man is an imposter, the mother has no brother By the time she is warned off the case her interest is so deep that she must find out for herself if the missing Thea is dead or alive. COLD CASE GBarnes, Linda 7th in Carlotta Carlyle seriesPrivate investigator and Boston taxi driver Carlotta is searching for the truth about the disappearance of a young author, Thea Janis, who vanishedthan 20 years ago Then a new manuscript arrives, which could only have been written by Thea But a madman has been convicted of her murder.It was good, but I like her earlier books better. I enjoyed this story When I picked this book up I did not realize it was part of a series It was easy to follow even though it is 7 in this series Carlotta is a private detective She used to be a police officer This book finds her working with a high society family to prove that some notebooks are actual fakes of their dead daughter s work I enjoyed the way the story line flowed and will look forbooks by this author and in this series. It s funny how you sometimes forget about an author and a series that you liked only to rediscover them and remember how much you enjoyed them Such is the case here It s been five years since I last read an entry in this series and I have no idea why This was a good little mystery, a complex whodunit with a simple but satisfying conclusion I enjoyed it thoroughly and am looking forward to reading the next. For enjoyability I d give this book 4 stars, but the overall story just didn t hold together. Carlotta Carlyle is a PI, former cop and occasional taxi driver She is brought a manuscript and asked to discern its origin It appears to have been written by someone buried 24 years ago Of course, appearances are not always accurate This tale wanders through the past and present in intriguing ways, getting us to a disturbing conclusion or two. Page turner strong femaleThis is the first time I read one of these mysteries and I will be purchasing another one I love Boston I love the tough female detective and all of the funky friends around her I also love the cranky characters supporting her too, like her ex boss. 7 in the Carlotta Carlyle series.Carlotta Carlyle series Thea Janis a 14 year old literary sensation has been missing and presumed dead for 24 years Adam Mayhew shows up on PI Carlyle s doorstep with the first chapter of a manuscript that he says could only have been penned by Thea When her clothes were later found on a beach, she was presumed a suicide But Mayhew, a relative of the author, insists that the manuscript which makes reference to the fall of the Berlin Wall proves she is a 7 in the Carlotta Carlyle series.Carlotta Carlyle series Thea Janis a 14 year old literary sensation has been missing and presumed dead for 24 years Adam Mayhew shows up on PI Carlyle s doorstep with the first chapter of a manuscript that he says could only have been penned by Thea When her clothes were later found on a beach, she was presumed a suicide But Mayhew, a relative of the author, insists that the manuscript which makes reference to the fall of the Berlin Wall proves she is alive and writing Carlyle s task is to find the writer At first, the Carlyle is skeptical that the manuscript is by Janis But theshe reads, thecaptivated she becomes by the writing and the writer And when Mayhew tries to get the manuscript back again, she s sure something big is afoot Janis, it turns out, was a pseudonym for Dorothy Cameron, who came from a high profile family In fact, her brother, Garnet Cameron, is currently running for governor of Massachusetts I like her books a lot But this one I couldn t seem to read thru, I kept putting it down, and read something else then I d go back to it It took methan a week to finally finish it I m going to read it again, then I ll give you all a better idea of how I liked it.