S is for Silence by Sue Grafton


S is for Silence, Sue Grafton, 2005 (MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS) My favorite quote: “God save us from the people who want to do what’s best for us.” Most interesting characters: My girl, Kinsey Millhone, PI; Daisy Sullivan, the woman who hires her to find her missing mother Opening scene: S is for Silence begins withContinue reading “S is for Silence by Sue Grafton”

R is for Ricochet by Sue Grafton


R is for Ricochet, Sue Grafton, 2004 My favorite quote: “I couldn’t tell if the ticking I heard was my biological clock or the delayed timing device on a bomb.” Most interesting characters: Kinsey Millhone, the best PI ever; Reba Lafferty, a recently-released criminal who just can’t keep her nose clean; Beck, the sexy badContinue reading “R is for Ricochet by Sue Grafton”

M is for Malice by Sue Grafton


M is for Malice, Sue Grafton, 1996 My favorite quote: “Ghosts don’t haunt us. That’s not how it works. They’re present among us because we won’t let go of them.” Yeah. I like that.  Most interesting characters: Kinsey Millhone, my all-time favorite PI; Guy Malek, a man with whom Kinsey feels an instant kinship  OpeningContinue reading “M is for Malice by Sue Grafton”

A is for Alibi by Sue Grafton


A is for Alibi, Sue Grafton, 1982 My favorite quote: “Except for cases that clearly involve a homicidal maniac, the police like to believe murders are committed by those we know and love, and most of the time they’re right – a chilling thought when you sit down to dinner with a family of five.Continue reading “A is for Alibi by Sue Grafton”