By Sue Grafton
Beverly Danziger gave the impression of a pricey, rigorously wrapped package deal from an excellent yet conservative store. simply her compulsive chatter hinted on the anxiety underneath her cool floor. It was once a anxiousness out of all percentage to the matter she positioned ahead of Kinsey Millhone. there has been an absent sister. A will to be settled--a subject of just a couple of thousand cash. Mrs. Danziger didn't glance as though she wanted a number of thousand funds. and she or he didn't appear like an individual eager for a relations reunion.
Still, enterprise was once sluggish, or even a personal investigator has accounts to pay. Millhone took the activity. It appeared routine.
Elaine Boldt's wrappings have been much flashier than her sister's, yet they signaled an identical factor: the woman had cash. A wealthy widow in her early forties, she owned a apartment in Boca Raton and one other in Santa Teresa. in keeping with the executive of the California construction, she was once final noticeable draped in her $12,000 lynx coat heading for Boca Raton. in response to the chief of the Florida construction, she by no means received there. yet another individual had and she or he used to be tenting illegally in Mrs. Boldt's residence. The activity used to be commencing to look a section much less routine.
It grew to become difficult whilst Beverly Danziger ordered Millhone to drop the case and it took on an ominous caliber while Aubrey Danziger surfaced, making every kind of untamed accusations approximately his spouse. however it in basic terms turned sinister whilst Millhone discovered that simply days prior to Elaine Boldt went lacking, her next-door neighbor and bridge associate have been murdered and the killer used to be nonetheless at large.
A apartment destroyed through arson. A brutally murdered a lady. A lacking lynx coat. An residence burgled of worthless papers, one other ransacked in a melée of senseless destruction. And extra homicide. As Millhone digs deeper into the case, she unearths herself in a nightmarish corridor of mirrors within which fact is distorted through phantasm and nothing--except danger--is really what it sort of feels.
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B is for Burglar (Kinsey Millhone, Book 2) by Sue Grafton