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Haines, Carolyn

Works: 148 works in 684 publications in 3 languages and 35,190 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Ghost stories  Detective and mystery stories, American  Thrillers (Fiction)  Historical fiction  Chick lit 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PS3558.A329, 813.54
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Publications about Carolyn Haines
Publications by Carolyn Haines
Most widely held works by Carolyn Haines
Bone appetit by Carolyn Haines( Book )
21 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,712 libraries worldwide
In the midst of a cook-off at a posh spa in Mississippi, Southern PI Sarah Booth Delaney gets embroiled in a juicy murder when the beauty contest/cook-off's top contender gets poisoned
Greedy bones by Carolyn Haines( Book )
15 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,687 libraries worldwide
From feuding scientists to ailing locals, Sarah Booth Delaney finds no shortage of bad blood coursing through the little town of Zinnia, Mississippi, as she drops everything to stop an outbreak of boll weevils and save the only place she's ever been able to call home
Bones of a feather by Carolyn Haines( Book )
20 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,657 libraries worldwide
Suspecting that a wealthy new client might be committing fraud through her claim about a stolen necklace worth millions, private investigator Sarah Booth Delaney investigates the sordid past of the woman's family and faces a difficult choice when the woman herself goes missing
Crossed bones by Carolyn Haines( Book )
25 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and German and held by 1,615 libraries worldwide
Mississippi private detective Sarah Booth Delaney investigates the murder of a black blues-club owner and is caught in a town torn apart by racial prejudice when the victim's white protégé becomes the prime suspect
Ham bones by Carolyn Haines( Book )
13 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in English and held by 1,601 libraries worldwide
A touring production of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" brings murder and mayhem into the life of P.I. Sarah Booth when the costar, a much-despised diva and current lover of Sarah's old flame, is poisoned, and all evidence points to Sarah
Hallowed bones by Carolyn Haines( Book )
18 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and German and held by 1,533 libraries worldwide
Sarah Booth Delaney is both a Southern lady and a skilled detective, but her latest case takes her into the murky world of New Orleans where motives for murder, and a list of suspects, are numerous
Wishbones by Carolyn Haines( Book )
14 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,522 libraries worldwide
Southern gal Sarah Booth Delaney packs up her hound dog and her P.I. business and sets off for Hollywood to take a shot at stardom. No stranger to acting, she aces the screen test for a racy remake of the movie Body Heat alongside leading man Graf Miliau. The chemistry between them is undeniable, and why not? Graf has already starred in one of Sarah's previous affairs and is well on his way to landing a big part in the sequel. Thrilled as Sarah is, her dream come true comes at a price. She has to leave behind her family's ancestral home in Mississippi, her closest friends, and the possibility of settling down with her longtime love to film on location in Costa Rica. And it's not long before rivalries flare, mysterious accidents occur, and this leading lady finds herself in some steamy tabloids without turning up in a single frame of film. Carolyn Haines's Wishbones takes the sultry romance and colorful friendships of this delightfully Southern series and heads out west for a mystery that is as thrilling off camera as it is on
Bonefire of the vanities by Carolyn Haines( Book )
23 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,506 libraries worldwide
Tracking down a porn star-turned-psychic who has promised to to reunite an eccentric billionaire with her dead child, a suspicious Sarah Booth goes undercover as a maid at the billionaire's estate, where she ere she discovers multiple murders and a host of suspects
Booty bones : a Sarah Booth Delaney mystery by Carolyn Haines( Book )
23 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,490 libraries worldwide
"Sarah Booth Delaney's fiance, Graf Milieu, has become depressed while recovering from a severe leg injury, but Sarah Booth knows just how to help him heal. She's arranged a romantic getaway for the two of them at a lovely beach cottage on Dauphin Island off the Gulf Coast. On the first day of their island adventure, they take a historical tour led by Angela Trotter, a young woman well-versed in local lore, including rumors of pirate treasure hidden somewhere on the island. In fact, Angela confides to Sarah Booth and Graf that her father, a sailor and treasure hunter, was murdered just when he thought he was closing in on the treasure. Angela's convinced that the wrong man was imprisoned for her father's murder, and she manages to persuade Sarah Booth to take the case. And Sarah Booth soon realizes that there's much more going on than meets the eye. With untold amounts of treasure offering plenty of motive for murder and a fiance falling deeper into depression, Sarah Booth's peaceful island vacation is quickly spinning out of control. In Booty Bones, Carolyn Haines will once again delight readers with her trademark blend of clever plotting, witty prose, and Southern charm"--
Smarty bones by Carolyn Haines( Book )
11 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,463 libraries worldwide
When a contentious professor makes claims about the identity of a woman found in a mysterious Mississippi grave and implicates wealthy Zinnia families of having ties to a related scandal, Sarah Booth Delaney is hired by a group of society ladies to clear their names only to discover another body in the professor's hotel room
Splintered bones by Carolyn Haines( Book )
25 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and German and held by 1,460 libraries worldwide
Fiesty Southern belle and private detective Sarah Booth Delaney heads back into action when her friend, Eulalee McBride, is accused of murdering her cheating husband
Bones to pick by Carolyn Haines( Book )
13 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,400 libraries worldwide
Quentin McGee's death in a cotton field was thought by many to have been brought about by her lover. Quentin's brother doesn't believe that and hires private investigator Sarah Booth Delaney to prove it. What Sarah uncovers is the long list of enemies Quentin had compiled before her death. Now it's up to Sarah to discover the identity of the true killer before he strikes again
Bone to be wild : a Sara Booth Delaney mystery by Carolyn Haines( Book )
13 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,323 libraries worldwide
"Sarah Booth Delaney is heartbroken: her fiancé Graf Milieu has decided to move to Hollywood permanently, leaving their relationship in shambles. Sarah Booth has a perfect distraction, however, in the form of the Black and Orange Halloween ball her best friends are throwing in New Orleans. Sarah Booth plans to dance the night away to the swinging tunes of her old flame Scott Hampton's blues band. But just as the party gets going, Scott receives a mysterious message that threatens his life and the lives of his bandmates. Sarah Booth knows that a new case is just what she needs to take her mind off her failed relationship with Graf, and she's ready to help Scott investigate. And then the message turns from threat to reality when the bartender from Scott's club is gunned down in a drive-by. Enlisting Sheriff Coleman Peters and the rest of her friends from Zinnia, Mississippi, Sarah Booth is caught in a race against the clock as she tries to stop a killer from striking again."--
Sticks and bones by Carolyn Haines( Book )
11 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 1,203 libraries worldwide
"Private investigator Sarah Booth Delaney and her friends are celebrating New Year's Eve at the party of the year, a smashing Winter White Garden party at the newly renovated King Cotton Boutique Hotel. It's a dazzling success ... until Frangelica "Sister" McFee walks through the door. Sarah Booth knew Sister in college, before Sister became a bestselling author and moved to New York, and fame and fortune don't seem to have tempered her arrogance and cruelty. Sister's latest book is a memoir about the death of her mother and brother many years ago. Now, a film about the book is in the works, and a film crew has descended upon Zinnia, Mississippi, to tell the complete story. The film crew soon realizes there may be more to the story than meets the eye--or is told in Sister's memoir--and they hire Sarah Booth to discover the absolute truth about those deaths so many years ago. But Sarah Booth quickly realizes that someone is desperate to keep the truth hidden and will go to any lengths necessary to protect a long-held secret. Carolyn Haines's next Sarah Booth Delaney novel, Sticks and Bones, is sure to delight series fans and newcomers alike"--
Penumbra by Carolyn Haines( Book )
18 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in German and English and held by 1,145 libraries worldwide
The daughter of a white mother and black father, beautician and undertaker's assistant Jade Dupree comes to the aid of her white half-sister, Marlena, when the woman is found badly beaten and her young daughter kidnapped
Buried bones by Carolyn Haines( Book )
23 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,122 libraries worldwide
Southern belle-turned-private investigator Sarah Booth Delaney struggles to cope with her antebellum Delta estate's local ghost, and with Lawrence Ambrose's dinner party, a lavish occasion that ends in murder
Rock-a-bye bones by Carolyn Haines( Book )
6 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,006 libraries worldwide
"Sarah Booth Delaney and her friends are still recovering from the attack on Scott Hampton's blues club in Zinnia, Missippia, and Sarah Booth herself is still overcoming her grief at ending things with her fiancé. One bitterly cold night at her family's ancestral home in Zinnia, Sarah Booth hears what sounds like a kitten as she passes the front door. She opens the door to find a newborn baby in a basket on her front porch - with bloody footsteps leading up to the door and back down the driveway. As soon as she steps outside, a loud engine guns and a dark colored vehicle takes off. It's too far away for Sarah Booth to get a good look, and besides, the baby is now her first priority.After rushing the baby to the hospital and calling the police, Sarah Booth and Tinkie Richmond, her partner at the Delaney Detective Agency, know they need to do everything they can to find the baby's mother...even if they are starting to fall in love with the baby themselves. But as she tracks the baby's mother, Sarah Booth soon begins to suspect the woman might be in danger; in fact, she might be running for her own life. And following in the woman's footsteps, Sarah Booth might be next"--
Fever moon by Carolyn Haines( Book )
12 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in German and English and held by 993 libraries worldwide
When a wealthy plantation owner in 1944 New Iberia, Louisiana, turns up dead and eviscerated, Deputy Raymond Thibodeaux is confronted by Adele Hebert, who is found covered in blood next to the body and who claims to be a shapeshifter
Them bones by Carolyn Haines( Book )
17 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 966 libraries worldwide
Broke, unmarried, haunted by the nagging ghost of great-great-grandmother's nanny, and about to lose the family plantation, Sarah Booth is in no condition to fall in love and investigate a murder, but she finds herself doing both
Hallowed bones by Carolyn Haines( file )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 749 libraries worldwide
Doreen Mallory claims to have the gift of healing. So why is she unable to prevent the mysterious death of her own child? With nearly everyone convinced of her guilt and law enforcement determined to bring her down, Doreen has only the sleuthing southern belle Sarah Booth Delane to turn to
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Burnes, Caroline

controlled identity Chesterton, R. B.

controlled identity Hart, Lizzie, 1953-

Carolyn Haines American writer
Carolyn Haines Amerikaans romanschrijfster
Carolyn Haines écrivaine américaine
Carolyn Haines escritora estadounidense
Carolyn Haines US-amerikanische Autorin von Kriminalliterartur
Haines, Carolyn
Haines, Carolyn 1953-
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