"K" is for Killer - Sue Grafton
Lorna Kepler was beautiful and willful, a loner who couldn't resist flirting with danger. Maybe that's what killed her.
death had raised a host of tough questions. The cops suspected
homicide, but they could find neither motive nor suspect. Even the means
were mysterious: Lorna's body was so badly decomposed when it was
discovered that they couldn't be certain she hadn't died of natural
causes. In the way of overworked cops everywhere, the case was gradually
shifted to the back burner and became another unsolved file.
Only Lorna's mother kept it alive, consumed by the certainty that somebody out there had gotten away with murder.
the ten months since her daughter's death, Janice Kepler had joined a
support group, trying to come to terms with her loss and her anger. It
wasn't helping. And so, leaving a session one evening and noticing a
light on in the offices of Millhone Investigations, she knocked on the
In answering that knock, Kinsey Millhone is pulled into the
netherworld of unavenged murder, where only a pact with the devil will
satisfy the restless ghosts of the victims and give release to the
living they have left behind.
Hardcover: 284 pages
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.; 1st edition (May 15, 1994)
MY THOUGHTS: Janice Kepler thinks her daughter was murdered and has hired Kinsey to look into the suspicious death or her daughter. The cops don't have a suspect, no motive for murder, so they have filed under unsolved. So Kinsey starts digging into the life of Lorna. A secretary by day and a high priced Call Girl by night. Was it a boyfriend no one knew about or someone close to her? I give this book 5...
This books is for 1 of my reading challenges.....
Outdo Yourself Reading Challenge