A Is For Alibi
'MY NAME IS KINSEY MILLHONE. I'M A PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR, LICENSED BY THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA. I'M THIRTY TWO YEARS OLD, TWICE DIVORCED, NO KIDS, THE DAY BEFORE YESTERDAY I KILLED SOMEONE AND THE FACT WEIGHS HEAVILY ON MY MIND...' When Laurence Fife was murdered, few cared. A slick divorce... show more
'MY NAME IS KINSEY MILLHONE. I'M A PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR, LICENSED BY THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA. I'M THIRTY TWO YEARS OLD, TWICE DIVORCED, NO KIDS, THE DAY BEFORE YESTERDAY I KILLED SOMEONE AND THE FACT WEIGHS HEAVILY ON MY MIND...'
When Laurence Fife was murdered, few cared. A slick divorce attorney with a reputation for ruthlessness, Fife was also rumoured to be a slippery ladies' man. Plenty of people in the picturesque Southern California town of Santa Teresa had reason to want him dead including, thought the cops, his young and beautiful wife, Nikki. With motive, access and opportunity, Nikki was their number one suspect and the Jury thought so too.
Eight years later and out on parole, Nikki Fife hires Kinsey Millhone to find out who really killed her husband. But the trail has gone cold and there is a chilling twist even Kinsey didn't expect...
Publish date: 2007
Pages no: 345
Edition language: English
Series: Kinsey Millhone (#1)
This is not my genre. Lot's of driving, lot's of talking. Spining wheels in place. There was also a lot of "look what I reseached, isn't it interesting". In little pieces, mercifully, but the instances were numerous. That said, nice trick with the cynical detective/femme fatale trope. Some of the ...
Powieść sensacyjna z cyklu alfabet zbrodni, pełna szybkich i niespodziewanych zwrotów akcji , czyta się z wielkim zaciekawieniem i salwami śmiechu. Dlaczego alibi w tytule? Dowiadujemy się tego na końcu książki. Ciekawy rozwój akcji, bardzo plastyczne i barwne sylwetki bohaterów, zdrada, miłość i ni...
I enjoyed this book for the most part. The writing doesn't feel too terribly dated, in fact the only thing that really stood out was that there was no cell phones. The plot is your typical mystery. Nothing more. Nothing less. If you've read anything by Lawrence Block or Dashiell Hammett or John D. M...
First time reading this author. The book was good. I felt so sad for Kinsey, to let her guard down and to be used like that. No wonder she's got such a wall up. I'm not sure if I'll read more of these series although I do have some of the audiobooks and that will probably be the only way. It's ...
two starspretty much standard, guessed who the killer was long before though only through stereotypicality