"L" is for Lawless
When Kinsey Millhone’s landlord asks her to help deceased World War II vet Johnnie Lee’s family find out why the military has no record of his service, she thinks it’ll be a cinch. But she is about to meet her match in world-class prevaricators who take her for the ride of her life.When Lee’s... show more
When Kinsey Millhone’s landlord asks her to help deceased World War II vet Johnnie Lee’s family find out why the military has no record of his service, she thinks it’ll be a cinch. But she is about to meet her match in world-class prevaricators who take her for the ride of her life.When Lee’s apartment in burgled and a man named Ray Rawson, who claims to be an old friend of Lee’s, is beaten up, Kinsey soon finds herself on the trail of a pregnant woman with a duffel bag. Soon the intrepid P.I. is following leads halfway across the country and encountering another man from Lee’s past—a vengeful psychopath.Stalked by a new enemy and increasingly suspicious of Rawson—not to mention running out of time and money—now Kinsey must steer a collision course to solve a decades-old mystery that some would like better left unsolved.…
Publish date: November 3rd 2009
Publisher: St. Martin's Paperbacks
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
, Mystery Thriller
, Murder Mystery
Series: Kinsey Millhone (#12)
I admit it: I haven't read a Sue Grafton novel since 2012. Why do I know that so clearly? That's when Grafton quite notably referred to indie authors as lazy. The original interview, on LouisvilleKy.com, is no longer available, but various commentaries and quotations from it are on the internet fore...
San Francisco Examiner called this novel one of Kinsey Millhone's "wildest adventures yet." I have to disagree. If I wasn't so invested in this series, I would have stopped reading early on. The mystery of an already deceased person simply did not grab my interest.
In the 12th book of the series, Kinsey tries to do the right thing and helps a friend who wants to find out why the military has no records of one of his veterans friends who served in WWII. This was simple enough, so why is it that a few days later she ended up having a gun pointed at her face? F...
Kinsey gets herself in another weird and interesting situation in L is for Lawless. By trying to help a neighbor, pro-bono, she ends up in a cross-country trip with plenty of danger and mystery.Her landlord Henry asks her to help a neighbor down the street with a little problem of trying to get dea...
Another good Kinsey Millhone book. Kinsey does a favor for Henry and looks into a problem or a friend. She ends up on a plane to Dallas, stealing a maid’s uniform so she can sneak into a room, chased by a maniac who sets fire to the hotel, ends up in Kentucky with no money but she solves the myste...