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Killing Orders - Sara Paretsky
Killing Orders
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V.I.'s battleaxe Aunt Rosa is under investigation by the FBI and SEC after counterfeit stock certificates were found at St. Albert's Priory, where she serves as treasurer. As malicious as her aunt is, V.I. knows she's not dishonest, so V.I. vows to protect her from taking the fall. But V.I.... show more
V.I.'s battleaxe Aunt Rosa is under investigation by the FBI and SEC after counterfeit stock certificates were found at St. Albert's Priory, where she serves as treasurer. As malicious as her aunt is, V.I. knows she's not dishonest, so V.I. vows to protect her from taking the fall. But V.I. starts questioning the strength of her family ties when a menacing voice on the phone threatens to throw acid into her eyes if she doesn't butt out. The stakes are high as she begins to sniff out a connection between Chicago's most powerful institutions: the Church and the Mob.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780451214973 (0451214978)
Publisher: Signet
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
Series: V.I. Warshawski (#3)
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Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
3.0 Enjoyed Parts of the Book and Disliked Others
I loved that the book finally got into more background on V.I.'s dead mother and her antagonistic relationship with her Aunt Rosa. I didn't really enjoy the parts that dealt with the outdated attitudes about lesbians and at one point hoped that the character of Bobby would have a stroke. I also didn...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0 Killing Orders (V.I. Warshawski, #3) by Sara Paretsky (Goodreads Author)
bookshelves: published-1985, mystery-thriller, autumn-2010, north-americas, catholic, filthy-lucre Read from November 19 to 26, 2010 Kathleen Turner stars as Sara Paretsky's Chicago private eye.
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0
Kathleen Turner stars as Sara Paretsky's Chicago private eye.http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0089j85/V_I_Warshawski_Killing_Orders_Remembrance_of_Things_Past/
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
I didn't think of it before, but Wasrshawski is a proto-Buffy. She is, after all, a private detective who loves fancy shoes, but is tough enough for her job. Further musing suggests that the crime genre has always been accepting of women who were both tough and feminine. There is, after all, Nancy D...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
3.0 Killing Orders
I didn't think of it before, but Wasrshawski is a proto-Buffy. She is, after all, a private detective who loves fancy shoes, but is tough enough for her job. Further musing suggests that the crime genre has always been accepting of women who were both tough and feminine. There is, after all, Nancy D...
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