Partners In Crime [NOOK Book]

Overview

Partners in Crime is the first in the Hubbert & Lil mystery series Katy Munger, writing as Gallagher Gray. In this series debut, Auntie Lil and T.S. Hubbert investigate the death of a very proper partner at a private Wall Street bank -- the very bank where T.S. used to work. On his first day of early retirement, T.S. is ordered back to work pronto to find out who would have the nerve to invade Sterling & Sterling's hallowed halls with murder in mind. Auntie Lil smells a mystery and promptly butts in, ...
See more details below
Partners In Crime

Available on NOOK devices and apps  
  • NOOK Devices
  • NOOK HD/HD+ Tablet
  • NOOK
  • NOOK Color
  • NOOK Tablet
  • Tablet/Phone
  • NOOK for Windows 8 Tablet
  • NOOK for iOS
  • NOOK for Android
  • NOOK Kids for iPad
  • PC/Mac
  • NOOK for Windows 8
  • NOOK for PC
  • NOOK for Mac
  • NOOK Study
  • NOOK for Web

Want a NOOK? Explore Now

NOOK Book (eBook)
$2.99
BN.com price

Overview

Partners in Crime is the first in the Hubbert & Lil mystery series Katy Munger, writing as Gallagher Gray. In this series debut, Auntie Lil and T.S. Hubbert investigate the death of a very proper partner at a private Wall Street bank -- the very bank where T.S. used to work. On his first day of early retirement, T.S. is ordered back to work pronto to find out who would have the nerve to invade Sterling & Sterling's hallowed halls with murder in mind. Auntie Lil smells a mystery and promptly butts in, despite T.S.'s efforts to stop her. Together, they investigate a trail that leads them back four decades, to a time when the stuffy old men now in power at Sterling & Sterling were not nearly so old and nowhere near as stuffy. It was a time many of them would like to forget -- especially now that it appears retribution may finally be near.

From the original book flap:

Who knifed Sterling & Sterling partner Robert Cheswick and left him in the Partners' Room with his fly open?

Retired personnel manager T.S. Hubbert, hauled back to the office to field the press, cannot resist the challenge of this scandalous mystery. While the police focus on a possible insider-trading connection, Hubbert, strongly coached by his feisty eighty-four-year-old Auntie Lil, explores the personal angle. Lil insists the killer is a woman. Certainly the bank has its share of lethal ladies on staff -- not to mention Cheswick's elegant, ungrieving widow. Together Hubbert and Lil follow their hunches far afield, through deep secrets and more encounters with death. . . .
Read More Show Less

Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly
“With a fond eye for the eccentric, Gray gives the streets of Hell's Kitchen the air of a gritty English village.”
San Francisco Chronicle
“Deftly plotted and well-paced ... Two wonderful sleuths make their debut”
The Drood Review of Mystery
“Weaves a wondrous web of work relationships shrouded by ghosts of a long-ago scandal... In the classic British cozy tradition right down to the body with the antique dagger in its chest.
The Virginian-Pilot & The Ledger-Star
“Gray has the rare talent of being able to combine humor with sensitivity, and high comedy with realistic portrayals of genuine people.”
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940012394590
  • Publisher: Thalia Press
  • Publication date: 3/21/2011
  • Series: Hubbert & Lil , #1
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 286,595
  • File size: 796 KB

Meet the Author

Gallagher Gray is a pen name for Katy Munger, an American writer best known for writing the Casey Jones mystery series. In addition to writing the Hubbert & Lil series mystery series under the name Gallagher Gray, she is currently writing the Dead Detective series as Chaz McGee. All of these books are now available in e-book format.

She was born in Honolulu, Hawaii and raised in Raleigh, North Carolina. She is a former book reviewer for The Washington Post and was a founder of Tart Noir, a subgenre of crime fiction created in part by Munger, Sparkle Hayter, Laura Lippman, and Lauren Henderson.

She began her writing career as Gallagher Gray, writing four books in the Hubbert & Lil series in the 1990s. During the late '90s, she began the Casey Jones series and is now writing the Dead Detective series, under the pseudonym, Chaz McGee. Beginning in 2012, her Dead Detective series will begin appearing in hardback from Severn House publishers under her real name.

Books By Katy Munger:

Hubbert & Lil series (as Gallagher Gray)
* Hubbert & Lil: Partners In Crime (1991)[13]
* A Cast Of Killers (1992)
* Death Of A Dream Maker (1995)
* Motive For Murder (1996)

Casey Jones series
* Legwork (1997)
* Out of Time (1998)
* Money to Burn (1999)[14]
* Bad to the Bone (2000)
* Better Off Dead (2001)
* Bad Moon on the Rise (2009)
Dead Detective series (as Chaz McGee)
* Desolate Angel (2009)
* Angel Interrupted (2010)
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Average Rating 3.5
( 10 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(4)

4 Star

(2)

3 Star

(1)

2 Star

(3)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously
Sort by: Showing all of 10 Customer Reviews
  • Posted February 21, 2012

    Sorry when it was done.

    I really enjoyed this. Great characters. The setting was so unusual, and yet the people where like those I have known.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted May 21, 2013

    Good!

    This was a new author for me so I did not really know what to expect. This was a suspenseful and entertaining light reading book! I do plan on buying more from this author.

    Was this review helpful? Yes  No   Report this review
  • Anonymous

    Posted December 18, 2011

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted November 21, 2011

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted April 12, 2012

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted January 5, 2012

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted December 19, 2011

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted November 27, 2011

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted January 21, 2012

    No text was provided for this review.

  • Anonymous

    Posted January 7, 2012

    No text was provided for this review.

Sort by: Showing all of 10 Customer Reviews

If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
Why is this product inappropriate?
Comments (optional)