A is for Alibi by Sue Grafton

A is for Alibi

Kinsey Millhone #1

Sue Grafton

fiction crime mystery dark lighthearted tense fast-paced

308 pages | first published 1982

Description

A IS FOR AVENGERA tough-talking former cop, private investigator Kinsey Millhone has set up a modest detective agency in a quiet corner of Santa Teresa, California. A twice-divorced loner with few personal possessions and fewer personal attachment...
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Moods

mysterious 93%
adventurous 40%
tense 33%
dark 26%
funny 6%
lighthearted 6%
emotional 3%
reflective 3%

Pace

medium 56%
fast 30%
slow 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 63% | A mix: 31% | Character: 4%

Strong character development?

No: 78% | Yes: 17% | It's complicated: 4%

Loveable characters?

No: 45% | Yes: 31% | It's complicated: 22%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 80% | Yes: 14% | It's complicated: 4%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 52% | Yes: 26% | It's complicated: 21%

Average rating

3.38