Tag: Sue Grafton

  • “R is for Ricochet” by Sue Grafton

    “R is for Ricochet” by Sue Grafton

    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 her 87 year old landlord, Henry. Nord […]

  • “Q is for Quarry” by Sue Grafton

    “Q is for Quarry” by Sue Grafton

    (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 medical leave from the Santa Teresa Police […]

  • “P is for Peril” by Sue Grafton

    “P is for Peril” by Sue Grafton

     (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 his retirement and is embroiled in a […]

  • Book Review: “O is for Outlaw” by Sue Grafton

    Book Review: “O is for Outlaw” by Sue Grafton

      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 this predicament and spends time looking into […]

  • Book Review: "M is for Malice" by Sue Grafton

    Book Review: "M is for Malice" by Sue Grafton

    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 to get back to my favorites, this […]

  • “L is for Lawless” by Sue Grafton

    “L is for Lawless” by Sue Grafton

    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 reimbusement for the burial expenses from the […]

  • “K is for Killer” by Sue Grafton

    “K is for Killer” by Sue Grafton

    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 be with old friends, relax, and know […]

  • “J is for Judgment” by Sue Grafton

    “J is for Judgment” by Sue Grafton

    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 family background. As Kinsey struggles with the […]

  • “I is for Innocent” by Sue Grafton

    “I is for Innocent” by Sue Grafton

    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 appeared at her door. Isabel got up, and being a careful […]

  • "H is for Homicide" by Sue Grafton

    "H is for Homicide" by Sue Grafton

    Genre: Mystery 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 will read another of the Kinsey Millhone series (“S” is the […]