Advanced embedding details, examples, and help! Author: Sue Grafton. As a person, she's enjoyable. J Is for judgment Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. I find some in this series very good; others to be so-so. The detective story, to me, is good, but not great. Over the years, the late Sue Grafton has been one of those authors I keep returning to again and again. "M" is for Malice: A Kinsey Millhone Novel (Kinsey Millhone Alphabet Mysteries, 13). "J" Is For Judgement is a good detective story that is the tenth in a series authored by Sue Grafton. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. Please try again. The case Mac hires Kinsey to investigate is that of Wendell Jaffe, assumed to have died five years previously when his boat, the Captain Stanley Lord, was found drifting off the Baja coast. EMBED. On the other hand, a much better (speculative) ending than most. Only weakness is the method of ending the novel by means of an epilogue that sometimes leaves loose ends dangling (and unsolved). J is for Judgment (Kinsey Millhone Alphabet Mysteries, No. I enjoy this, but if you are not into several sentences on frying chicken, or waves crashign of the beach, you may not like this book. I like her funny, gritty female private eye protagonist Kinsey Millhone.
This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. After a little hotel room breaking and entering, she finds Wendell is now known as Dean DeWitt Huff, travelling with a woman called Renata Huff, who has a residence on the quays in Perdido, near Santa Teresa, as well as a boat of her own. Try one of her books and you will be hooked. We have Kinsey showing why she is really a good investigator and her also having to deal with changes to her professional life. Turns out there simply aren’t a lot of words that start with J. J is an eight-point Scrabble letter. July 1984 contains two surprises for Kinsey Millhone, both connected to her past. Please, I implore you, correct the description of this book (or provide large print editions as described). Just two months earlier, Jaffe's widow pocketed $500,000 in insurance benefits after Jaffe went overboard. Two months after the insurance money was finally paid, a former colleague of Mac's has spotted a man he is convinced is Jaffe in Viento Negro, Mexico. He's been six feet under for five years ago―until his former insurance agent spots him at a dusty resort bar in Mexico. I ordered this book in large print as a christmas present for my Gran. Given that most of them have some past experience with Wendell Jaffe the reasons for the actions a little more understandable. Kinsey Millhone get on the case? Only problem with an ongoing series is waiting for the next book. PI Kinsey Millhone is a good character, and this story about a Ponzi Scheme crook who faked his death and then suddenly reappeared was engaging and perfect for the beach, which is where I was while reading it.  The novel is set in 1984 and features a significant development in Kinsey's personal back-story, as she discovers that she has extensive family living in the Lompoc area.
Kinsey is convinced Wendell will be heading back to California to reconnect with his son. Who was helping Wendell? 10). But with no body to prove death, CFI made Dana wait the full statutory five years to presume death before paying out on Jaffe's half-million insurance claim; and she has been making ends meet by working as a wedding planner. Whilst the books are individual stories they do refer back to earlier books and the character development is lost. I feel a bit repetitive, but J is for Judgment is terrific.
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