01 Dec 2009
18 – AND UP
From the Publisher:
It’s April, 1988, a month before Kinsey Millhone’s thirty-eighth birthday, and she’s alone in her office doing paperwork when a young man arrives unannounced. He has a preppy air about him and looks as if he’d be carded if he tried to buy booze, but Michael Sutton is twenty-seven, an unemployed college dropout. Twenty-one years earlier, a four-year-old girl disappeared. A recent reference to her kidnapping has triggered a flood of memories. Sutton now believes he stumbled on her lonely burial when he was six years old. He wants Kinsey’s help in locating the child’s remains and finding the men who killed her. It’s a long shot but he’s willing to pay cash up front, and Kinsey agrees to … Read entire article »
Filed under: 2010, Reviews, Sue Grafton, U is for Undertow
Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly event hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading.
Here is how it works:Grab your current readOpen to a random pageShare two (2 or 3) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that pageBE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)Share the title & author, too, so that others can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!
My teaser this week comes from Sue Grafton’s U is for Undertow (pg. 39):
Prior to immigrating, he was engaged in the manufacturing of inlet valves and flotation devices for toilets, and while he’d amassed a fortune, the source of his money ruled out acceptance in polite society. At a lawn … Read entire article »
Filed under: Sue Grafton, Teaser Tuesdays, U is for Undertow