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, […]
Genre: Mystery Rating: 3.5 WaterTowers It has been awhile since I read a Sue Grafton book. Like an old friend, comfortable slippers, a good cup of coffee, and man’s best friend lying next to you…I completely enjoyed “M is for Malice”. I am taking some time off […]
Genre: Mystery Rating: 3.5 WaterTowers In “L is for Lawless”, Kinsey has agreed to help a friend of Henry Pitt’s (remember Henry is Kinsey’s octegenarian landlord). A few months ago, this friend, Johnny Lee died of a heart attack. His son and grandson are now trying to get […]
Genre: Mystery Rating: 3.5 Water Towers Buy it! It is always nice to get my latest “Kinsey Millhone” fix. Sue Grafton has become my oasis (now that my all-time favorite’s Perri O’Shaughnessy have apparently completed the Nina Reilly series) in the book realm. A place where I can […]
Genre: Mystery Rating: 3.5 Water Towers I always look forward to reading the next Sue Grafton, Kinsey Millhone series. Steady and true to the previous nine, “J is for Judgment” does not disappoint. A thoroughly enjoyable read that finally gives the reader a bit more information of Kinsey’s […]
Genre: Mystery Rating: 4 Water Towers The next time you look into the door peephole to see who is there, make sure you are not staring down the barrel of a gun. Six years ago, Isabel Barney was home for the evening when someone […]
Genre: Mystery Rating: 3.5 Water Towers I love it when a novelist has the main character say “Honestly, I’m not making this stuff up”. Sue Grafton has a great sense of humor along with a great writing style. I feel very comfortable knowing that every few books I […]