Sunday Tasmanian - Tassie Living - - BOOKS -

I’M on a crime spree – when I walk in to the next book­store I want to be able to si­dle up to the crime sec­tion and know I have sam­pled from ev­ery shelf.

Sue Grafton just may take up an en­tire shelf. I think she’s up to V in her al­pha­bet se­ries and that makes the read­ing of even bet­ter, as there’s a whole se­ries ahead.

Kin­sey Mill­hone is your usual ex- cop turned pri­vate in­ves­ti­ga­tor, back in a time when there were no dig­i­tal cam­eras, mo­bile phones or in­ter­net – the early ’ 80s.

A widow, wrongly ac­cused, has com­pleted her sen­tence and hires Kin­sey to find out who realy killed her hus­band, a di­vorce at­tor­ney, con­trol freak and se­rial phi­lan­derer.

I may be old- fash­ioned, but I en­joy a de­tec­tive novel where the in­ves­ti­ga­tor has to do ev­ery­thing on foot, in per­son and first hand.

hints at pro­fes­sional re­la­tion­ships to come and char­ac­ters that re­quire fur­ther ex­plo­ration.

What you will get is a com­pli­cated fam­ily story, quite a few skele­tons, as­sas­si­na­tion at­tempts, poi­sonous shrubs, in­sur­ance fraud and a swim that’ll have you ex­hausted just read­ing about it.

Look­ing for some­thing to bunk down with over the colder months? This just may be the se­ries that you’re look­ing for and is the per­fect start.

Get your dis­counted copy of Sue Grafton’s new book

us­ing the coupon be­low.

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