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Sue Grafton

Sue Grafton first introduced Kinsey Millhone in the Alphabet Series in 1982 and since then, both writer and heroine have become icons and international bestsellers. Ms. Grafton is a writer who consistently breaks the bonds of genre while never writing the same book twice. Named a Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America, she has also received many other honors and awards, including the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Private Eye Writers of America, the Ross Macdonald Literary Award, the Cartier Diamond Dagger Award from Britain’s Crime Writers’ Association, the Lifetime Achievement Award from Malice Domestic, the Anthony Award given by Bouchercon...

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Kinsey and Me
Written by Sue Grafton
G.P. Putnam's Sons | Paperback | December 2013
$9.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-425-26779-0 (0-425-26779-2)

In 1982, Sue Grafton introduced Kinsey Millhone. Today, Kinsey is an icon of detective fiction and her creator is at the top of her form. This collection is both a look at Sue Grafton’s own early life in the guise of the character Kit Blue, and a fascinating glimpse of Kinsey... Read more






O Is for Outlaw
Written by Sue Grafton
Ballantine Books | Paperback | January 2001
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-449-00378-7 (0-449-00378-7)

Once Mickey Magruder was a cop with a wild streak. And Kinsey Millhone was a younger cop who adored and married him. Then Mickey was implicated in a fatal beating, and Kinsey walked out. Now, fourteen years later, she comes face-to-face with those tragic years and Mickey's harrowing downward spiral after... Read more






P Is for Peril
Written by Sue Grafton
Ballantine Books | Paperback | May 2002
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-449-00379-4 (0-449-00379-5)

Kinsey Millhone never sees it coming. She is mired in the case of a doctor who disappeared, his angry ex-wife, and beautiful current one–a case that is full of unfinished business, unfinished homes, and people drifting in and out of their own lives. Then Kinsey gets a shock. A man she... Read more






Q is for Quarry
Written by Sue Grafton
G.P. Putnam's Sons | Paperback | March 2016
$9.99/12.99(Canada) | 978-0-399-57518-1 (0-399-57518-9)

Quarry, n.  An open excavation.
Quarry, v.  Transitive: To dig or take from. Intransitive: To delve into.
Quarry, n.  An object pursued or hunted; prey.

She was a "Jane Doe," an unidentified white female whose decomposed body was discovered near a quarry off California's Highway 1. The case fell to the Santa Teresa County...

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Q is for Quarry
Written by Sue Grafton
G.P. Putnam's Sons | Trade Paperback | April 2011
$15.00/18.50(Canada) | 978-0-425-23900-1 (0-425-23900-4)

Our #1 New York Times bestselling series.

Back in 1969, young people were hitting the road. More than one of them wound up dead-including the girl in daisy-patterned pants who was found in a quarry off Highway 1, the victim of multiple stab wounds.

Eighteen years later, she's... Read more






Q is for Quarry
Written by Sue Grafton
Marian Wood Books/Putnam | Hardcover | October 2002
$26.95/38.99(Canada) | 978-0-399-14915-3 (0-399-14915-5)

Quarry, n.  An open excavation.
Quarry, v.  Transitive: To dig or take from. Intransitive: To delve into.
Quarry, n.  An object pursued or hunted; prey.

She was a "Jane Doe," an unidentified white female whose decomposed body was discovered near a quarry off California's Highway 1. The case fell to the Santa Teresa County...

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R is for Ricochet
Written by Sue Grafton
G.P. Putnam's Sons | Paperback | March 2016
$9.99/12.99(Canada) | 978-0-399-57519-8 (0-399-57519-7)

Reba Lafferty was a daughter of privilege. Abandoned by her rebellious mother when she was an infant, she was the only child of a rich man already in his mid-fifties when she was born, and her adoring father thoroughly spoiled her. Now, at thirty-two, having had many scrapes with the law... Read more






R is for Ricochet
Written by Sue Grafton
G.P. Putnam's Sons | Trade Paperback | July 2011
$16.00/17.00(Canada) | 978-0-425-24121-9 (0-425-24121-1)

The perfect new package for Sue Grafton's #1 New York Times bestselling series.

Reba Lafferty was a daughter of privilege whose adoring father quietly handled her many scrapes with the law-but he wasn't there when she was convicted of embezzlement and sent to the California Institute for Women. Now... Read more






S is for Silence
Written by Sue Grafton
G.P. Putnam's Sons | Paperback | March 2016
$9.99/12.99(Canada) | 978-0-399-57520-4 (0-399-57520-0)

Thirty-four years ago, Violet Sullivan put on her party finery and left for the annual Fourth of July fireworks display. She was never seen again.
 
In the small California town of Serena Station, tongues wagged. Some said she'd run off with a lover. Some said she was murdered by her husband.   
But for... Read more






S is for Silence
Written by Sue Grafton
G.P. Putnam's Sons | Trade Paperback | October 2011
$15.00/17.50(Canada) | 978-0-425-24308-4 (0-425-24308-7)

The latest repackage in Sue Grafton's #1 New York Times bestselling series.

Cases don't get much colder than that of Violet Sullivan, who disappeared from her rural California town in 1953, leaving behind an abusive husband and a seven-year-old named Daisy. But P.I. Kinsey Millhone has promised Daisy she'll try her...

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T is for Trespass
Written by Sue Grafton
G.P. Putnam's Sons | Paperback | March 2016
$9.99/12.99(Canada) | 978-0-399-57521-1 (0-399-57521-9)

tres¥pass \'trespes\ n: a transgression of law involving one's obligations to God or to one's neighbor; a violation of moral law; an offense; a sin
-Webster's New International Dictionary, Second Edition, Unabridged

In what may be her most unsettling novel to date, Sue Grafton's T is for Trespass is also... Read more






T is for Trespass
Written by Sue Grafton
G.P. Putnam's Sons | Trade Paperback | April 2012
$15.00/16.00(Canada) | 978-0-425-24563-7 (0-425-24563-2)

A miser and a hoarder, Gus Vronsky is so crotchety that after he takes a bad fall, his only living relative is anxious to find him some hired help and get back home as soon as she can.

In an effort to help, Gus's neighbor, private investigator Kinsey Millhone, runs a check...

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T is for Trespass
Written by Sue Grafton
Marian Wood Books/Putnam | Hardcover | December 2007
$26.95/32.50(Canada) | 978-0-399-15448-5 (0-399-15448-5)

tres¥pass \'trespes\ n: a transgression of law involving one's obligations to God or to one's neighbor; a violation of moral law; an offense; a sin
-Webster's New International Dictionary, Second Edition, Unabridged

In what may be her most unsettling novel to date, Sue Grafton's T is for Trespass is also... Read more






U is for Undertow
Written by Sue Grafton
G.P. Putnam's Sons | Paperback | March 2016
$9.99/12.99(Canada) | 978-0-399-57522-8 (0-399-57522-7)

Calling T is for Trespass “taut, terrifying, transfixing and terrific,” USA Today went on to ask, “What does it take to write twenty novels about the same character and manage to create a fresh, genre-bending novel every time?” It’s a question worth pondering. Through twenty excursions into the dark side of... Read more






U is for Undertow
Written by Sue Grafton
G.P. Putnam's Sons | Trade Paperback | July 2012
$15.00/16.00(Canada) | 978-0-425-24767-9 (0-425-24767-8)

Eyewitness testimony is notoriously unreliable. Even more so when Kinsey Millhone’s only lead is a grown man dredging up a repressed childhood memory—of something that may never have happened…

Looking solemn, Michael Sutton arrives in Kinsey’s office with a story: When he was six, he wandered into the woods and saw... Read more






U is for Undertow
Written by Sue Grafton
Marian Wood Books/Putnam | Hardcover | December 2009
$27.95/35.00(Canada) | 978-0-399-15597-0 (0-399-15597-X)

Calling T is for Trespass “taut, terrifying, transfixing and terrific,” USA Today went on to ask, “What does it take to write twenty novels about the same character and manage to create a fresh, genre-bending novel every time?” It’s a question worth pondering. Through twenty excursions into the dark side of... Read more






V is for Vengeance
Written by Sue Grafton
G.P. Putnam's Sons | Paperback | March 2016
$9.99/13.50(Canada) | 978-0-399-57523-5 (0-399-57523-5)

A spiderweb of dangerous relationships lies at the heart of V is for Vengeance, Sue Grafton's daring new Kinsey Millhone novel.

A woman with a murky past who kills herself-or was it murder? A spoiled kid awash in gambling debt who thinks he can beat the system. A lovely woman whose...

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V is for Vengeance
Written by Sue Grafton
G.P. Putnam's Sons | Trade Paperback | September 2014
$16.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-425-27740-9 (0-425-27740-2)

Private detective Kinsey Millhone feels a bit out of place in Nordstrom’s lingerie department, but she’s entirely in her element when she puts a stop to a brazen shoplifting spree. For her trouble she nearly gets run over in the parking lot by one of the fleeing thieves—and later learns that... Read more






V is for Vengeance
Written by Sue Grafton
Marian Wood Books/Putnam | Hardcover | November 2011
$27.95/32.50(Canada) | 978-0-399-15786-8 (0-399-15786-7)

A spiderweb of dangerous relationships lies at the heart of V is for Vengeance, Sue Grafton's daring new Kinsey Millhone novel.

A woman with a murky past who kills herself-or was it murder? A spoiled kid awash in gambling debt who thinks he can beat the system. A lovely woman whose...

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W is for Wasted
Written by Sue Grafton
G.P. Putnam's Sons | Paperback | March 2016
$9.99/12.99(Canada) | 978-0-399-57524-2 (0-399-57524-3)

Of the #1 New York Times bestselling Kinsey Millhone series, NPR said, “Makes me wish there were more than 26 letters.”

W is for...wanderer...worthless...wronged...W is for Wasted.


Two dead men changed the course of my life that fall. One of them I knew and the other I’d never laid eyes on until I... Read more






W is for Wasted
Written by Sue Grafton
Marian Wood Books/Putnam | Hardcover | September 2013
$28.95/31.00(Canada) | 978-0-399-15898-8 (0-399-15898-7)

Of the #1 New York Times–bestselling Kinsey Millhone series, NPR said, “Makes me wish there were more than 26 letters.”

Two dead men changed the course of my life that fall. One of them I knew and the other I’d never laid eyes on until I saw him in the morgue.

The first... Read more






X
Written by Sue Grafton
G.P. Putnam's Sons | Paperback | August 2016
$9.99/12.99(Canada) | 978-1-101-98187-0 (1-101-98187-3)

Of #1 New York Times–bestselling author Sue Grafton, NPR’s Maureen Corrigan said, “Makes me wish there were more than 26 letters.” With only two letters left, Grafton’s many devoted readers will share that sentiment.

X: 
The number ten. An unknown quantity. A mistake. A cross. A kiss.

X:
 The shortest entry in Webster’s...

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X
Written by Sue Grafton
Marian Wood Books/Putnam | Hardcover | August 2015
$28.95/34.95(Canada) | 978-0-399-16384-5 (0-399-16384-0)

Of #1 New York Times–bestselling author Sue Grafton, NPR’s Maureen Corrigan said, “Makes me wish there were more than 26 letters.” With only two letters left, Grafton’s many devoted readers will share that sentiment.

X: 
The number ten. An unknown quantity. A mistake. A cross. A kiss.

X:
 The shortest entry in Webster’s...

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