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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (14,906 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Sue Grafton Narrator: Judy Kaye Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Kinsey Millhone Alphabet Mysteries Release Date:
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He called himself Alvin Limardo, and the job he had for Kinsey was cut-and-dried: locate a kid who’d done him a favor and pass on a check for $25,000. It was only later, after he’d stiffed her for her retainer, that Kinsey found out his name was Daggett—John Daggett, ex-con, inveterate liar, chronic drunk, and dead. The cops called it an accident: death by drowning. Kinsey wasn’t so sure.

Pulled into the detritus of a dead man’s life, Kinsey soon realizes that Daggett had an awful lot of enemies. There’s the daughter who grew up with a cheating drunk for a father and the wife who’s become a religious nut in response to an intolerable marriage. There’s the lady who thought she was Mrs. Daggett—and has the bruises to prove it—only to discover the legal Mrs. D. And there are the drug dealers out $25,000. But most of all, there are the families of the five people John Daggett killed, victims of his wild, drunken driving. The DA called it vehicular manslaughter and put him away for two years. The families called it murder and had very good reason to want John Daggett dead.

Deft, cunning, and clever, this latest Millhone mystery also confronts some messy truths, for, as Kinsey herself says, “Some debts of the human soul are so enormous only life itself is sufficient forfeit”—but as she’d be the first to admit, murder is not a socially acceptable solution.

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Emily Randall | 2/12/2014

    " This was quite an interesting read...it provided some insight into Kinsey - who she is and why she might be that way! I'm still waiting for some of the other characters to pop back in so that they might brighten up the story line...perhaps that wouldn't have worked in this one though!!! This is the darkest read out of the previous 3 books and you can see Kinsey letting her emotions get in the way of her job in this one! Jonah comes back into this one again...i suspect we might be seeing a bit more of him too in the future books! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Gretchen | 2/11/2014

    " Kinsey is a likable heroine and this series of A to ? are fun and easy to read. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Thom Walton | 2/7/2014

    " I always enjoy a Kinsey Millhone adventure. Recommended for a light read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Leslie | 1/30/2014

    " Another reasonable plot in this detective series. Easy to read and with enough to keep the reader interested until the end. "

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