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V Is for Vengeance (Kinsey Millhone Mysteries)


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ISBN13: 9780399157868
ISBN10: 0399157867
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librarilyn, January 17, 2012 (view all comments by librarilyn)
Sue Grafton is not just an author, she is a craftsman which, perhaps, explains why we must wait so long for each installment in this series. Each one is worth the wait. Kinsey sees a woman shop-lifting lingerie and reports her. This seemingly innocuous act sets in motion a chain of events which none of those involved saw coming. Told from various points of view, the reader is given a glimpse into not only Kinsey's life but into other characters who are not so directly involved. An interesting and informative look at the high-stakes business that shoplifting can be.
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butlerrich, January 1, 2012 (view all comments by butlerrich)
Another top notch entry in the long running Kinsey Millhone series. Fast-paced, enjoyable read. This series continues to entertain.
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Robin Daily, January 1, 2012 (view all comments by Robin Daily)
This was a very complex, well-written book. Loved it!
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Colleen C, January 1, 2012 (view all comments by Colleen C)
Sue Grafton delivers again. I've liked every one of her alphabet series. And this one doesn't disappoint.
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Grafton, Sue
Marian Wood Book
Mystery & Detective - General
Mystery-A to Z
Edition Description:
Kinsey Millhone Mystery
Publication Date:
Grade Level:
from 12
8 x 5.13 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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V Is for Vengeance (Kinsey Millhone Mysteries) Used Hardcover
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Product details 448 pages Marian Wood Book - English 9780399157868 Reviews:
"Publishers Weekly Review" by , "MWA Grand Master Grafton's finely tuned 22nd Kinsey Millhone novel (after 2009's U Is for Undertow) finds the sharp-witted California PI filled with remorse after the apparent suicide of Audrey Vance, a woman she helped arrest for shoplifting. When Audrey's perplexed fiancé, Marvin Striker, hires Kinsey to further investigate her death, Kinsey's astute and relentless prying opens a Pandora's box. Was Audrey tied to major crime lords? Are these racketeers linked to corrupt cops? Kinsey's prickly personality and tart tongue antagonize just about everyone, including Marvin, several loan sharks, a stone-cold killer, and a hapless burglar who knows more than is healthy for him. For good measure, Kinsey gets punched in the face on her 38th birthday. An engrossing subplot involves an illicit love affair that neatly dovetails into the main story. This being 1988, Kinsey relies on her Rolodex, file cards, and land line, but her intuition is her chief asset. Readers will wish her well on her feisty and independent way to the end of the alphabet. Author tour." Publishers Weekly Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved.
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Private detective Kinsey Millhone feels a bit out of place in Nordstroms lingerie department, but shes entirely in her element when she puts a stop to a brazen shoplifting spree. For her trouble she nearly gets run over in the parking lot by one of the fleeing thieves—and later learns that the one who didnt get away has been found dead in an apparent suicide. But Audrey Vances grieving fiancé suspects murder and hires Kinsey to investigate—in a case that will reveal a big story behind a small crime, and lead her into a web that connects a shadowy “private banker,” an angry trophy wife, a spoiled kid with a spiraling addiction, and a brutal killer without a conscience…
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