"L" Is for Lawless

"L" Is for Lawless

Book - 1995
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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.…
Publisher: New York, NY : H. Holt and Co., c1995.
ISBN: 9780312373139
Call Number: GRAFTON
Characteristics: 341 p. ; 17 cm.
Subjects: Millhone, Kinsey (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Women detectives -- California -- Fiction.
California -- Fiction.
Mystery fiction.


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Nov 10, 2018

This book seemed to have ended rather abruptly. The author just briefly covered several things, which all could have used more explanation to sort of "wind up the loose ends." Maybe she will explain more in her next novel. The story itself was good.

Jul 24, 2011

"L" Is for Lawless ---- by Sue Grafton c - 1995 ---- A good read that is hard to put down. ----
Enjoy! ---- RichardPaul

hermlou Nov 29, 2010

A friend of Kinsey's landlord died, and Kinsey is asked to help find his veteran's papers so that he can have a military burial. She begins a search which takes her to a hotel in Dallas, where she tries to find the mysterious duffel bag filled with money. Humour and danger are mixed in this adventure. It's not as good as her best, but it is still entertaining.

Mar 24, 2010

The book didn't pick up until about mid way through. Didn't like the ending too much. I'm going to try reading another one from the series and see how it goes.


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