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Q Is for Quarry

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Publisher Comments:

She was a "Jane Doe," an unidentified white female whose decomposed body was discovered near a quarry off California's Highway 1. The case fell to the Santa Teresa County Sheriff's Department, but the detectives had little to go on. The woman was young, her hands were bound with a length of wire, there were multiple stab wounds, and her throat had been slashed. After months of investigation, the case remained unsolved. That was eighteen years ago. Now, the two men who found the body, both nearing the end of long careers in law enforcement, want one last shot at the case. Old and ill, they need someone to do the legwork for them, and they turn to Kinsey Millhone. They will, they tell her, find closure if they can just identify the victim. Kinsey is intrigued with the challenge and agrees to work with them. But revisiting the past can be a dangerous business, and what begins with the pursuit of Jane Doe's real identity ends in a high-risk hunt for her killer.

Review:

"While Kinsey Millhone is as energetic and tenacious as ever, and the plot hustles along at a gratifying pace, her 17th adventure is a little slow getting underway with all the initial accumulated biographical data....A marvelously successful addition, however, is the twosome of Dolan and Oliphant. Their deftly rendered relationship is a delight; with any luck, the duo will appear in future Millhone mysteries." Publishers Weekly

Review:

"Despite a bumper crop of Q?s, the late-arriving whodunit is tangled and routine, and Kinsey?s latest inconclusive flirtation with her own past...awaits resolution, perhaps in R Is for Relatives." Kirkus Reviews

About the Author

Sue Grafton, with four more letters of the alphabet to come, is deep into W is for . . . She lives in Montecito and Louisville.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780425220191
Publisher:
Berkley
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
Author:
Grafton, Sue
Subject:
Millhone, Kinsey (Fictitious character)
Subject:
California
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Edition Description:
B-Mass Market
Series:
Kinsey Millhone Mystery
Series Volume:
17
Publication Date:
20070828
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
6.78x4.22x.99 in. .40 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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Q Is for Quarry
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Product details 368 pages Berkley - English 9780425220191 Reviews:
"Review" by , "While Kinsey Millhone is as energetic and tenacious as ever, and the plot hustles along at a gratifying pace, her 17th adventure is a little slow getting underway with all the initial accumulated biographical data....A marvelously successful addition, however, is the twosome of Dolan and Oliphant. Their deftly rendered relationship is a delight; with any luck, the duo will appear in future Millhone mysteries."
"Review" by , "Despite a bumper crop of Q?s, the late-arriving whodunit is tangled and routine, and Kinsey?s latest inconclusive flirtation with her own past...awaits resolution, perhaps in R Is for Relatives."
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