Title: Snake Tattoo
Publisher: St Martins Press
Publication Date: 1989
Book Condition: N/A
Dust Jacket Condition: As New
Edition: First Edition.
Very collectable condition. Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Now protected with Durafold unattached to jacket. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. A runaway girl from a wealthy suburb and a fifty-buck hooker shouldn't have much in common. But Valerie, a fourteen-year-old student at the Emerson, one of Massachusettes' finest academies, and Janine, a tattooed lady of the night, are missing. And Carlotta Carlisle, private investigator and part-time cab driver, has been hired to find them both. Bookseller Inventory # 20081005103273
Carlotta Carlyle, ex-cop, struggling private eye, and 6'1" of long tall redhead, takes any case that walks through the door. This time the door opens twice. First in is her old partner, Lieutenant Mooney of the Boston police, unfairly charged with brutality, suspended, and desperate. The witness who can clear him is a hooker with a snake tattoo...and she's vanished.
The second client is a teenager with a missing wallet and a split lip. He's been roughed up on the Boston streets while searching for his runaway girlfriend. He's too young to be a client, and Carlotta should have turned him down. Shoulda, woulda, coulda...didn't.
Both investigation send Carlotta into Boston's Combat Zone and the dark alleys of the human heart. Hookers don't disappear and kids don't take off with good reason. Now Carlotta is coming face to face with the evil that men do, and what is she going to do about it? Tackle it head on....
Product Description: What do a privileged Emerson student and a hooker from the Combat Zone have in common? They are both missing--and both areta Carlyle in her Boston cab! "A riveting, well-told story."--Publishers Weekly. HC: St. Martin's.
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