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R Is for Ricochet

R Is for Ricochet( 1 customer ratings | )
Author: Grafton, Sue
Series title:Kinsey Millhone Alphabet Ser.
ISBN:978-0-425-20386-6
Publication Date:Mar 2005
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:G.P. Putnam's Sons
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $7.99
Book Description:

Reba Lafferty was a daughter of privilege, the only child of an adoring father. Nord Lafferty was already in his fifties when Reba was born, and he could deny her nothing. Over the years, he quietly settled her many scrapes with the law, but he wasn't there for her when she was convicted of embezzlement and sent to the California Institution for Women. Now, at thirty-two, she is about to be paroled, having served twenty-two months of a four-year sentence. Nord Lafferty wants to be sure...
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Book Details
Pages:384
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Private Investigators
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):4.19 x 6.75 x 1.06 Inches
Book Weight:0.412 Pounds
Author Biography
Grafton, Sue (Author)
Sue Grafton was born in Louisville, Kentucky on April 24, 1940. She received a bachelor's degree in English literature from the University of Louisville in 1961. Her first novel Keziah Dane was published in 1967. Her second novel, The Lolly-Madonna War, was published in 1969 and she adapted it into a screenplay. After that movie was released in 1973, she worked intermittently writing for television. A series she created, Nurse, ran for two seasons on CBS in the early 1980s.

Her writing career took off when A Is for Alibi was published in 1982 and received the Mysterious Stranger Award. This was the beginning of the Kinsey Millhone Mystery series. B Is for Burglar won the Shamus and Anthony Awards and C Is for Corpse won the Anthony Award. She also received the Cartier Diamond Dagger, the Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Award, a Lifetime Achievement Award from Bouchercon, and the Ross Macdonald Literary Award. She died from cancer on December 28, 2017 at the age of 77.

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