Kinsey Millhone

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A is for Alibi

READ THE SENSATIONAL BLOCKBUSTER THAT STARTED IT ALL! Take it from the top in bestselling author Sue Grafton's knockout thriller that introduced detective Kinsey Millhone--and a hot new attitude--to crime fiction...

Year: 1982     Genre: Hardboiled DetectiveMysteryPrivate Eye

B is for Burglar

Although business has been slow lately for P.I. Kinsey Millhone, she's reluctant to take on the case of locating Beverly Danziger's sister Elaine Boldt. With her reputation and career on the line, Kinsey risks all to find a missing woman and a killer who's waiting in the shadows to strike again...

Year: 1985     Genre: Hardboiled DetectivePrivate Eye

C is for Corpse

How do you go about solving an attempted murder when the victim has lost a good part of his memory? Twenty-three-year-old Bobby Callahan is lucky to be alive after a car forced his Porsche over a bridge and into a canyon. The crash left Bobby with a clouded memory. But he can't shake the feeling it was no random accident and that he's still in danger...

Year: 1986     Genre: Hardboiled DetectivePrivate Eye

D is for Deadbeat

When Alvin Limardo walks into P.I. Kinsey Millhone's office, she smells bad news. He wants Kinsey to deliver $25,000. The recipient: A fifteen-year-old boy. It's a simple matter. So simple that Kinsey wonders why he doesn't deliver the money himself. She's almost certain something is off. But with rent due, Kinsey accepts Limardo's retainer against her better judgment...

Year: 1987     Genre: Hardboiled DetectivePrivate Eye

E is for Evidence

It all begins with a $5,000 deposit made into Kinsey's bank account. Problem is she's not the one who deposited the money. But when she's accused of being on the take in an industrial arson case, Kinsey realizes someone is framing her... Now with new evidence--and corpses--surfacing around her, she's going to have to act quickly to clear her name before she loses her career, her reputation--and quite possibly her life...

Year: 1988     Genre: Hardboiled DetectivePrivate Eye

F is for Fugitive

Seventeen years ago, the body of Jean Timberlake--a troubled teen who had a reputation with the boys--was found on the beach. Her boyfriend Bailey Fowler was convicted of her murder and imprisoned, but he escaped. As Kinsey gets closer to solving Jean's murder, the more dirty little secrets she uncovers in a town where everyone has something to hide--and a killer will kill again to keep the past buried...

Year: 1989     Genre: Cold CaseHardboiled DetectivePrivate Eye

G is for Gumshoe

When Irene Gersh asks PI Kinsey Millhone to locate her elderly mother Agnes, whom she hasn't heard from in six months, it's not exactly the kind of case Kinsey jumps for. But a girl's gotta pay her bills, and this should be easy money--or so she thinks.

Year: 1990     Genre: Hardboiled DetectivePrivate Eye

H is for Homicide

Sue Grafton's PI Kinsey Millhone tackles insurance fraud in her latest outing--and finds that she'll have to commit some deceit of her own to catch a cold-blooded killer...

Year: 1991     Genre: Hardboiled DetectivePrivate Eye

I is for Innocent

ive years ago David Barney was acquitted of the murder of his rich wife, Isabelle. Now, Isabelle's ex-husband, Ken Voigt--who is suing Barney for her estate--is claiming the jury made a fatal mistake... Enter P.I. Kinsey Millhone, who takes the Barney case over from a former colleague...and comes up with more questions than answers.

Year: 1992     Genre: Hardboiled DetectivePrivate Eye

J is for Judgement

Wendell Jaffe looks great for a dead man! He's been six feet under for five years ago--until his former insurance agent spots him at a dusty resort bar in Mexico. Now California Fidelity wants its insurance money back. Can P.I. Kinsey Millhone get on the case?

Year: 1993     Genre: Hardboiled DetectivePrivate Eye

K is for Killer

Lorna Kepler was beautiful and willful, a loner who couldn't resist flirting with danger. Maybe that's what killed her.Her death had raised a host of tough questions. The cops suspected homicide, but they could find neither motive nor suspect. Even the means were mysterious: Lorna's body was so badly decomposed when it was discovered that they couldn't be certain she hadn't died of natural causes. In the way of overworked cops everywhere, the case was gradually shifted to the back burner and became another

Year: 1994     Genre: Cold CaseHardboiled DetectivePrivate Eye

L is for Lawless

When Kinsey Millhone's landlord asks her to help deceased World War II vet Johnnie Lee's family find out why the military has no record of his service, she thinks it'll be a cinch. But she is about to meet her match in world-class prevaricators who take her for the ride of her life.

Year: 1995     Genre: Hardboiled DetectivePrivate Eye

M is for Money

"M" is for money. Lots of it. "M" is for Malek Construction, the $40 million company that grew out of modest soil to become one of the big three in California construction, one of the few still in family hands.

Year: 1996     Genre: Hardboiled DetectivePrivate Eye

N is for Noose

Tom Newquist has died. A detective in the Nota Lake sheriff's office, Tom was tough, honest, and respected by all. He was also a heavy drinker and a workaholic, much to his wife Selma's distress. And now that Tom is gone, Selma can't help but wonder what it really was that was troubling him....

Year: 1998     Genre: Hardboiled DetectivePrivate Eye

O is for Outlaw

Kinsey receives a call from a random guy who scavenges defaulted storage units at auction. Last week, he bought a stack of boxes--and Kinsey's name turned up inthem. For thirty bucks, Kinsey buys the lot and finds, among piles of childhood memorabilia, an undelivered letter from a long, long time ago.

Year: 1999     Genre: Cold CaseHardboiled DetectivePrivate Eye

P is for Peril

Then Kinsey gets a shock. A man she finds attractive is hiding a fatal secret--and now a whole lot of beauty, money, and lies are proving to be a fatal distraction from what Kinsey should have seen all along: a killer standing right before her eyes...

Year: 2001     Genre: Hardboiled DetectiveMissing PersonPrivate Eye

Q is for Quarry

She was a "Jane Doe," an unidentified white female whose decomposed body was discovered near a quarry off California's Highway 1. The case fell to the Santa Teresa County Sheriff's Department, but the detectives had little to go on. The woman was young, her hands were bound with a length of wire, there were multiple stab wounds, and her throat had been slashed. After months of investigation, the murder remained unsolved...

Year: 2002     Genre: Cold CaseHardboiled DetectivePrivate Eye

R is for Ricochet

Reba Lafferty was a daughter of privilege, the only child of an adoring father. Nord Lafferty was already in his fifties when Reba was born, and he could deny her nothing. Over the years, he quietly settled her many scrapes with the law, but he wasn't there for her when she was convicted of embezzlement and sent to the California Institute for Women. Now, at thirty-two, she is about to be paroled, having served twenty-two months of a four-year sentence.

Year: 2004     Genre: Hardboiled DetectivePrivate Eye

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-- -- -- --11982 A is for Alibiby Sue GraftonHardboiled DetectiveMysteryPrivate Eye
-- -- -- --21985 B is for Burglarby Sue GraftonHardboiled DetectivePrivate Eye
-- -- -- --31986 C is for Corpseby Sue GraftonHardboiled DetectivePrivate Eye
-- -- -- --41987 D is for Deadbeatby Sue GraftonHardboiled DetectivePrivate Eye
-- -- -- --51988 E is for Evidenceby Sue GraftonHardboiled DetectivePrivate Eye
-- -- -- --61989 F is for Fugitiveby Sue GraftonCold CaseHardboiled DetectivePrivate Eye
-- -- -- --71990 G is for Gumshoeby Sue GraftonHardboiled DetectivePrivate Eye
-- -- -- --81991 H is for Homicideby Sue GraftonHardboiled DetectivePrivate Eye
-- -- -- --91992 I is for Innocentby Sue GraftonHardboiled DetectivePrivate Eye
-- -- -- --101993 J is for Judgementby Sue GraftonHardboiled DetectivePrivate Eye
-- -- -- --111994 K is for Killerby Sue GraftonCold CaseHardboiled DetectivePrivate Eye
-- -- -- --121995 L is for Lawlessby Sue GraftonHardboiled DetectivePrivate Eye
-- -- -- --131996 M is for Moneyby Sue GraftonHardboiled DetectivePrivate Eye
-- -- -- --141998 N is for Nooseby Sue GraftonHardboiled DetectivePrivate Eye
-- -- -- --151999 O is for Outlawby Sue GraftonCold CaseHardboiled DetectivePrivate Eye
-- -- -- --162001 P is for Perilby Sue GraftonHardboiled DetectiveMissing PersonPrivate Eye
-- -- -- --172002 Q is for Quarryby Sue GraftonCold CaseHardboiled DetectivePrivate Eye
-- -- -- --182004 R is for Ricochetby Sue GraftonHardboiled DetectivePrivate Eye
-- -- -- --192005 S is for Silenceby Sue GraftonCold CaseHardboiled DetectiveMissing PersonPrivate Eye
-- -- -- --202007 T is for Trespassby Sue GraftonHardboiled DetectivePrivate Eye
-- -- -- --212009 U is for Undertowby Sue GraftonCold CaseKidnappingPrivate Eye
-- -- -- --222011 V is for Vengeanceby Sue GraftonPrivate Eye
-- -- -- --232013 W is for Wastedby Sue GraftonPrivate Eye
-- -- -- --242015 Xby Sue GraftonPrivate EyeSerial Killer
-- -- -- --252017 Y is for Yesterdayby Sue GraftonExtortionPrivate Eye
-- -- -- --262013 Kinsey and Meby Sue GraftonPrivate Eye


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