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Sue Grafton: “A” Is for Alibi – Lioness at Large

Sue Grafton: “A” Is for Alibi


Blurb:

When Laurence Fife was murdered, few mourned his passing. Plenty of people had reason to want him dead. But the police thought his wife Nikki , with motive, access and opportunity, was the #1 suspect. The jury thought so too.

Eight years later and out on parole, Nikki hires Kinsey Millhone, a gutsy P.I., to find the real killer. The trail is cold, but Kinsey finds a lead that brings her face-to-face with the murderer!

This is the first in the popular series featuring California investigator Kinsey Millhone. She’s 32, twice divorced, no kids, an ex-cop who likes her work…and who works strictly alone!

Kinsey is a bit of a Mary Sue in this first installment — with protracted TSTL phases to boot — but it’s still a good enough start to what would become one of the longst-running pioneer female P.I. mystery series.

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