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Linda Barnes

Linda Barnes

Linda Barnes was born and raised in Detroit, and graduated cum laude from the School of Fine and Applied Arts at Boston University. She went on to become a drama teacher and director at Chelmsford and Lexington, Massachusetts schools. While teaching drama, Barnes wrote two plays, the award-winning Wings and Prometheus but went on to write highly successful mystery novels. Before writing her first stand-alone novel, The Perfect Ghost, Linda Barnes wrote sixteen mystery novels, twelve featuring her 6’1” redheaded private eye Carlotta Carlyle, and four featuring actor/detective Michael Spraggue, an amateur sleuth.  Linda Barnes lives near Boston with her husband.


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