"L" is for Lawless by Sue Grafton
(A Kinsey Millhone Mystery, Book 12)

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Kinsey's skills are about to be sorely tested. She is about to meet her duplicitous match in a couple of world-class prevaricators who quite literally take her for the ride of her life.


"L" Is for Lawless: Call it Kinsey Millhone in bad company. Call it a mystery without a murder, a treasure hunt without a map, a quest novel with truly mixed-up motives. Call it the return of Kinsey as bad girl-- quick-witted and quicksilvery, smart-mouthed and smart-alecky-- poking her nose into everyone's dirty laundry as she joins up with a modern-day Bonnie and Clyde in an Our Gang comedy that will take her halfway across the country and leave her with a major headache and an empty bank balance.


America's favorite borderline delinquent is back with her one-liners on tap and her energy level on high, romping through her fastest and funniest adventure in this, her twelfth foray into the alphabet of crime.


"A" Is for Alibi

"B" Is for Burglar

"C" Is for Corpse

"D" Is for Deadbeat

"E" Is for Evidence

"F" Is for Fugitive

"G" Is for Gumshoe

"H" Is for Homicide

"I" Is for Innocent

"J" Is for Judgment

"K" Is for Killer

"L" is for Lawless

"M" Is for Malice

"N" Is for Noose

"O" Is for Outlaw

 

About Sue Grafton

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Sue Grafton, with four more letters of the alphabet to come, is deep into "W is for" . . . She lives in Montecito and Louisville.
 
Published September 15, 1995 by Holt Paperbacks. 353 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference, Law & Philosophy. Fiction

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Bemused, beleaguered and begrimed, Southern California's premier PI, Kinsey Millhone leaves her hometown of Santa Teresa in an adventure (her 12th in the alphabet series) that begins straightforwardly

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Soon after Kinsey has finished looking (fruitlessly) through his papers, Lee's rooms are burgled, and Ray Rawson, who claims he is an old friend recently arrived in Santa Teresa unaware of Lee's death, is beaten up.

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