D is for Deadbeat by Sue Grafton

D is for Deadbeat

Kinsey Millhone #4

Sue Grafton

fiction crime mystery dark mysterious tense fast-paced

320 pages | first published 1987


When Alvin Limardo walks into P.I. Kinsey Millhone's office, she smells bad news. He wants Kinsey to deliver $25,000. The recipient: A fifteen-year-old boy. It's a simple matter. So simple that Kinsey wonders why he doesn't deliver the money himse...
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