Genre: Mystery 1986 Phillip Lanahan is a young kid with a gambling problem. Losing badly (like all the time) he seeks out the local , Santa Teresa, CA, loan shark hoping to score $10,000 which he will then turn into a fortune and pay all his debts back […]
Kinsey Millhone is investigating an old missing-child cold case. Can she survive long enough to…..
Such sad news today, December 29, 2017. Sue Gafton has passed away from cancer. Her daughter tells us that the alphabet now ends with “Y”. 😦 Click here for all my Reviews of the Kinsey Millhone mystery series. Next up for me is “U”.
Genre: Mystery In “T is for Trespass” Kinsey Millhone, Private Investigator, has a few interesting cases to solve in her hometown of Santa Teresa, CA. Leaving her apartment one morning, Kinsey hears a faint moaning sound. Ruling out a cat, dog, or baby, she investigates, and with her […]
Genre: Mystery 34 years ago (1953) Violet Sullivan, mother of seven year old Daisy, and wife of a fists-first alcoholic husband, Foley, goes to the 4th of July fireworks show in her home town and never returns. 1987 Kinsey Millhone’s acquaintance, Sneaky Pete’s bartender Tannie, asks Kinsey if […]
Genre: Mystery (Kinsey Babysits a Felon) — Buy it! — Kinsey Millhone is a PI out of the fictional town of Santa Teresa, CA (think Santa Barbara). An ex-cop, 37 years old (this is 1987) married twice and divorced twice, she lives in a garage apartment owned by […]
(Cold Case Unsolved Murder) – In 1969, a girl was found murdered in a quarry near Lompoc, CA. That girl was never identified and the killer never found. It is now 1987 and Kinsey has just had a meeting with her old friend Lt. Dolan who is on […]
(Kinsey is in Peril) Genre: Mystery Longtime Santa Teresa Geriatric Doctor, Dr. Dowan Purcell, is missing and his ex-wife has hired Kinsey Millhone to find him. As Kinsey starts her investigation, the complexity increases, as do the suspects. Dr. Purcell has been running a local nursing home since […]
Genre: Mystery – (Kinsey solves another mystery) – In “O is for Outlaw” Kinsey Millhone’s ex-husband, Mickey, is close to death in an L.A. hospital. He was shot. Kinsey has not talked to Mickey for some time, but, is curious as to how Mickey got himself in […]
Genre: Mystery Rating: 3 WaterTowers Tom Newquist was found dead several weeks ago in his car in Nota Lake, CA. Tom was a Nota Lake detective in the local Sheriff’s Department. The past few months, Tom had seemed distracted and distant. Now that he is gone his wife, […]