Books by Alicia Giménez-Bartlett

Alicia Gimenez-Bartlett was born in Almansa (Spain) in 1951. In 1997, she was awarded the Feminino Lumen prize for the best female writer in Spain. She subsequently launched her Petra Delicado series, which quickly turned her into one of Spain's most popu

PRIME TIME SUSPECT by Alicia Giménez-Bartlett
Released: June 15, 2007

"Overcoming the understandable hostility of her suspects and her pardonable national pride—'This was Spain, and we were not used to such levels of promiscuity'—Petra patiently pursues each lead until every single murderer is brought to book."
Inspector Petra Delicado (Dog Day, 2006) investigates the case of a TV gossipmonger whose ratings were equaled only by the number of suspects with a motive for his murder. Read full book review >
DOG DAY by Alicia Giménez-Bartlett
Released: June 15, 2006

"A welcome English-language debut, first published in Spain in 1997, that's bound to remind readers of the 2000 Mexican film Amores Perros, prefigured here as an equally powerful police procedural."
The fatal beating of a loner takes a pair of cops deep into the underside of Barcelona, which seems to be populated entirely by the worst kind of dog people. Read full book review >