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. It's a small matter that Beverly should be able to handle herself. So why is she enlisting Kinsey's services? Beverly claims she needs Elaine's... show more
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. It's a small matter that Beverly should be able to handle herself. So why is she enlisting Kinsey's services? Beverly claims she needs Elaine's signature on some documents so that she can collect a small inheritance. But the whole affair doesn't sit well with Kinsey. And if there's something she's learned in her line of work, it's to always follow your instincts… Kinsey's hunch proves true when she begins her inquiries into Elaine's whereabouts and discovers that the attractive widow was last seen in a flashy lynx coat boarding a plane for Boca Raton. But the more Kinsey searches for Elaine the more questions she encounters. Is Elaine's disappearance tied in to the brutal murder several months ago of one of her bridge partners? And what happened to Elaine's Persian cat who seems to have also vanished?Things take a turn for the worse when a stranger vandalizes the home of one of Elaine's neighbors and another neighbor turns up murdered. 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…
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: November 29th 2005
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
Pages no: 310
Edition language: English
Series: Kinsey Millhone (#2)
Kinsey Millhone takes on a missing persons case that seems to be connected to a murder.So far, these alphabet mysteries have been pretty average. Although it is an improvement from the previous book, it still proceeds from plot point to plot point without any particular flair or sense of urgency. Su...
This is one of a number of books I read over the holiday period, but didn't have the time (or more honestly the inclination) to write a review as I was reading it, so this review will not be as long or as detailed as my usual reviews are. Christmas was crazy busy with cooking and last minute shoppi...
Another reread. Unfortunately I remembered the main twist within a few chapters, but I still enjoyed seeing how it all worked out.
I love Kinsey Milhone and one of the things I love about this book is not only is there a very interesting puzzle to solve, but we get a glimpse of all the details it takes for the detective to solve them. I like seeing the mundane little efforts she makes because so often we're just told answers wi...
When I read a detective novel, it's more than just dessert reading. I try to use it as a brain puzzle. The process is pretty straightforward. A good detective novel will give you (the reader) everything you need to solve the mystery as soon or sooner than the detective in the novel. I simply tak...