2) [Sue Grafton] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. B is for Burglar, from Sue Grafton’s #1 New York Times bestselling Kinsey Millhone. Synopsis. Winner of the first Anthony Award for Best Novel, B is for Burglar is the second in the Kinsey Millhone mystery series by Sue Grafton. Female, age. Paperback. New. ‘Female, age thirty-two, self-employed and wiser than she used to be. For Kinsey Millhone, private investigator, only one thing stays the same.

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Only her compulsive chatter hinted at the nervousness beneath her cool surface. Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, First edition, second printing as indicated by number line 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2 on copyright page. Account Options Sign in.

The series is almost? I really loved B is gor Burglar. They were written in the ’80s and can be a bit of a culture shock. But when she digs a bit deeper, something strange is going on with a missing woman.

Of course, later on, Kinsey realized the missing person was related to a homicide victim but I guess by then my full interest has slightly dwindled. Write a customer review.

B is for Burglar

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I can tell you I never met a private investigator, ever, who did the kind of investigating that Miss Millhone does. A visit from Beverly’s husband, Aubrey, complicates matters further, as it turns out he was having an affair with Elaine, which Beverly had discovered.

Grafton does a good job of making her a hardass private investigator and yet she is still so relatable. Elaine js last seen getting into a cab with the intention of flying down to Boca Raton, Floridawhere she spends her winters, but appears to have disappeared along the way.


But the whole affair doesn’t sit well with Kinsey. Views Read Edit View history. Kinsey is my kind of gal. This page was last edited on 21 Marchat We get more insight into Kinsey, more development for characters like Henry and Lieutenant Dolan. B is for Burglar Sue Grafton Published November 29th by St. Inscribed to prior owner by author, Sue Grafton, on the title page.

In B is for Burglarwe get to know Kinsey more, figuring out what she likes and doesn’t like. And there are trucks. I was wondering where Grafton was going to take things next the first time I read this.

Kinsey Millhone and her creator…are arguably the best of [the] distaff invaders of the hitherto sacrosanct turf of gumshoes. Kinsey Millhone is a pleasure. This story is clever. Kinsey Millhone and her creator Her other characters are well done but there is something about her Kinsey that makes the character real.


I realize that the character has been married a couple times, but she is good at picking up her pieces and moving on. Lots and lots of trucks.

She’s a no-nonsense, no frills private investigator, which I like. But t Although business has been slow lately for P.

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The client tries to call Kinsey off, an accusing husband surfaces and a double murder turns the case sinister. Kinsey feels adrift in a fog of distortion, where nothing — except danger — is quite what it seems. But it only became sinister when Millhone learned that just days before Elaine Boldt went missing, her next-door neighbor and bridge partner had been murdered and the killer was still at large.

I liked “B” is for Burglar a little better than “A” is for Alibi, perhaps because I was truly caught off guard use the twists and turns that lead to the conclusion of this missing persons case.

First UK edition, first prnt. Hey, the old days weren’t all bad.