Sue Grafton by Sue Grafton
Three Complete Novels: 'D' Is for Deadbeat, 'E' Is for Evidence, 'F' Is for Fugitive

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Following the bestselling success of the first Sue Grafton omnibus comes Volume 2 in the alphabet mysteries featuring one of the most popular female sleuths, Kinsey Millhone. Every single Sue Grafton mystery hits one of the top five positions of the New York Times bestseller lists, and an omnibus of her books are instant classics.
 

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Sue Grafton was born in Louisville, Kentucky on April 24, 1940. She received a B.A. in English Literature from the University of Louisville in 1961. While working days as a medical secretary, she spent her nights, after her children went to sleep, writing her first novels Keziah Dane, which was published in 1967 and The Lolly-Madona War, which was published in 1969. Her career took off when A Is for Alibi was published in 1982 and received the Mysterious Stranger Award. This was the beginning of the Kinsey Millhone Mystery series. B Is for Burglar won the Shamus and Anthony Awards and C Is for Corpse won the Anthony Award. She has also spent over 15 years writing television and movie screenplays and has collaborated with her third husband, Steven F. Humphrey, on such works as the Agatha Christie adaptations: A Caribbean Mystery and Sparkling Cyanide.
 
Published April 17, 2001 by Wings. 736 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The main new lead: Laurence's death was shortly followed, it turns out, by the similar fatal poisoning of accountant Libby Glass, who did work for Laurence and partner Charlie Scorsoni.

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After the narrow focus of Kinsey’s last few alphabetical adventures, the generous canvas here is a joy, and if the wealth of characters and subplots prevents Grafton from keeping any of them in the frame for very long, the audaciously foreshortened denouement shows her heroine at her most beguiling.

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At the time, I was 10 years her senior, and while I’d never written a mystery novel in my life, I’d long been a fan of the form.

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The Bookbag

Several years ago I joined a funny little book group in London, and one of the first books we read was a Sue Grafton alphabet book.

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Scotsman.com

Then there are nine short stories featuring Kinsey followed by an essay about what makes a private investigator, or indeed, detective novels so popular.

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Bookmarks Magazine

In S Is for Silence (2005), Kinsey Millhone—the clever, junk food–eating, twice-divorced private eye—investigated the disappearance of a woman decades earlier.

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Spinetingler Magazine

Nearing the end of the alphabet, “U” is the 21st novel in the Kinsey Millhone series, in which Sue Grafton develops the plot utilizing the past and present, alternating between events during 1967 and her current investigation in 1988.

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Lancashire Evening Post

For 30 years, millions of adoring fans have been enthralled by Sue Grafton’s iconic, alphabetical Kinsey Millhone mysteries, some completely unaware that the smart-talking private investigator is the author’s own dark alter-ego.

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Booked Solid

In the interest of full disclosure, I have to say up-front that I am a huge fan of the Sue Grafton Alphabet Mysteries and U is for Undertow – just released in paperback – is another excellent installment in the series.

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UT San Diego

In my ten years as a private eye, this was the first case I ever managed to resolve without crossing paths with bad guys," Millhone writes.

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