M Is for Malice
"M" is for money. Lots of it. "M" is for Malek Construction, the $40 million company that grew out of modest soil to become one of the big three in California and, uniquely, remains in family hands. Eighteen years ago, one of the sons of the family went missing. Now "M" is for Millhone, hired to... show more
"M" is for money. Lots of it. "M" is for Malek Construction, the $40 million company that grew out of modest soil to become one of the big three in California and, uniquely, remains in family hands. Eighteen years ago, one of the sons of the family went missing. Now "M" is for Millhone, hired to trace that missing black sheep. Though Kinsey Millhone succeeds in her search, this prodical son will find no welcome at his family's table. And, in the all-too-common outcome of familial hate "M" winds up standing for murder.
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: November 26th 1997
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
Series: Kinsey Millhone (#13)
I ended up finishing this book last night and found the overall story to work quite well, while also providing us more details into Kinsey's maternal family as well as her relationship with Dietz. I was surprised by the ending though since I honestly couldn't figure out who the murderer was, and whe...
A wealthy man dies and his surviving family hire Kinsey to find one of his sons, who left home almost 30 years ago. Kinsey manages to locate him and is ready to start working on another case, when things take an unexpected turn. This book contains quite a good mystery and it was a good read, altho...
You would think after 13 books featuring the same heroine, the story would be trite, repetitive and formulaic. But surprisingly it is fresh and new. Kinsey Millhone is hired by her cousin Tasha to find a banished heir to the Malek millions, and supposedly disinherited but the will has disappeared. U...
Kinsey is asked by her cousin Tasha to find a missing heir for a family that really doesn’t want him back. He left years ago, running from him “bad boy” and “black sheep” reputation. Of course, she finds him and seeing how his life has changed, she advises him that going back would probably only ca...
At the beginning of May, I decided, for reasons that aren't clear to me, that I wanted to read this series during the course of the month. So far, I'm a little behind having only reached "M", but here I am anyway.This one turned out to be my favorite in the series so far, though I don't think I'd h...