By Sue Grafton
A spiderweb of harmful relationships lies on the center of V is for Vengeance, Sue Grafton's bold new Kinsey Millhone novel.
A lady with a murky earlier who kills herself-or used to be it homicide? A spoiled child awash in playing debt who thinks he can beat the process. A stunning lady whose existence is ready to splinter right into a thousand fragments. A expert shoplifting ring operating for the Mob, racking up hundreds of thousands from stolen items. A wandering husband, wealthy and ruthless. a filthy cop so entrenched at the strength he's resistant to publicity. A sinister gangster, conscienceless and brutal. A lonely widower mourning the loss of life of his lover, determined for solutions, that could be worse than the discomfort of his loss. a personal detective, Kinsey Millhone, whose thirty-eighth-birthday reward is a punch within the face that leaves her with black eyes and a busted nose.
And a chic and robust businessman whose dealings are certainly outdoors the legislation: the magus on the middle of the web.
V: sufferer. Violence. Vengeance.
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