Bestselling author Linda Barnes’ witty private eye, Carlotta Carlyle, approaches challenging assignments in proper Boston with savvy and compassion. In Cold Case, a decades-old missing person case turns red-hot, threatening Carlotta’s composure and a Massachusetts political race. A mysterious client comes to Carlotta secretly with a wild tale: he has obtained parts of a recently written novel by Thea Janis, the literary sensation who disappeared twenty-four years ago. As soon as Carlotta begins to hunt for the author, her client calls off the search. But she accidentally discovers Thea’s grave in a nearby cemetery—unearthing a tangle of lies and scandal that Boston’s most prominent citizens will do anything to suppress. With her Edgar Award–winning talents, Linda Barnes creates suspenseful mysteries packed with well-crafted plot twists and stunning surprise endings. Narrator C. J. Critt perfectly voices blue-blooded socialites as well as quirky folk from the seamier side of town. Download and start listening now!