2) [Sue Grafton] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. B is for Burglar, from Sue Grafton’s #1 New York Times bestselling Kinsey Millhone. Synopsis. Winner of the first Anthony Award for Best Novel, B is for Burglar is the second in the Kinsey Millhone mystery series by Sue Grafton. Female, age. Paperback. New. ‘Female, age thirty-two, self-employed and wiser than she used to be. For Kinsey Millhone, private investigator, only one thing stays the same.

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Millhone took the job. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. I liked how the story came together, it was smart.

Only her compulsive chatter hinted at the nervousness beneath her cool surface. Your books ship to you with protective mylar jacket, bubble wrapped in cardboard foor. Review quote “The best new private eye. This may sound like faint praise indeed, but I think what I like most about them is that the stor This book is due back at the library and I’m cranky because of all the construction noise right outside my window.

Me thinks, as the author eludes, ” I vor wonder how in the world air travel used to be so cheap. She’s got quite a dry sense of humor and is a bit brave too. This time she is flying back between Florida and California to search for a woman by the name of Elaine Boldt. This may sound like faint praise indeed, but I think what I like most about them is that the stories and main character are engaging, but they don’t take me so far away that it’s hard for me to snap back to reality.


Apparently entire DW is However, is it really burglwr to add descri Some spoilers 2. Gravely concerned for Elaine’s safety, Millhone suggests to Beverly that Elaine’s disappearance should be reported to the police, but Beverly objects so violently that Millhone terminates their relationship and starts working for Julia instead. Kinsey Millhone takes a case to find a missing woman. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

B is for Burglar

Polly This answer contains spoilers… view spoiler [ Yes. Kinsey took a long time to reach what I considered the logical conclusion given the initial clues.

She’s always been reliable for delivering a sturdy tale which is just the something I often crave. Or maybe panache might have made my smiles a bit cleaner, even if the prose was already leaner…than many tales with a PI at the center of attention, even as she strives for the hard-boiled convention.

It actually makes me smile a bit. Oct 18, Minutes.

The formula has been set, Kinsey will continue solving cases, sticking her nose in where it doesn’t belong and mulling things out in her head along the way. She wrote books on every one of the letters in the alphabet except “Z” because she died from Cancer before she could write it!! And what happened to Elaine’s Persian cat who seems to have also vanished?

I’ve just started but Suee know I’m going to enjoy this series. Stretching before you go for a run. I prefer typing reviews on a computer compared to the teeny keypad on my phone. Her other characters are well done but there is something about her Kinsey that makes the character real.


To be honest I’m lucky in a way grqfton I now have a whole lot of books to read. Marty departed for Florida as Elaine, and arrived as Pat Usher, with some cosmetic surgery to help.

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Holt Paperbacks April 1, Publication Date: Also trimming trees with chainsaws. Millhone suspects there is a link between Elaine’s disappearance and the death of her Santa Teresa neighbour, Marty Grice, who was apparently killed by burglars who then set fire to the Grice home a week before Elaine left.

Pregnant women doing sit-ups. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? About Me For those new to me or my reviews Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions Marty departed for Florida as Elaine, and arrived as Pat Usher, with some cosmetic surgery to help. West Side Books Published: I’m not entirely comfortable with the Goodreads star system. Stay in Touch Sign up. The reveal was really cool and once again Kinsey comes close to death.

The writing is of a modern popular style. A wealthy woman needs to find her sister to settle a will. According to the manager of the Florida building, she never got there. A very clean, bright crisp copy of the second book in this very popular series. Selected pages Title Page. I like her voice. Ed Conroy Bookseller Published: