Sue Grafton's A is for Alibi (Kinsey Millhone, Book 1) PDF

By Sue Grafton

ISBN-10: 1429901349

ISBN-13: 9781429901345

While Laurence Fife used to be murdered, few mourned his passing. A renowned divorce legal professional with a name for single-minded ruthlessness on behalf of his consumers, Fife was once additionally rumored to be a committed philanderer. a lot of people within the picturesque southern California city of Santa Teresa had a cause to wish him useless. together with, inspiration the police officers, his younger and gorgeous spouse, Nikki. With intent, entry, and chance, Nikki used to be their number-one suspect. The jury notion so, too.

Eight years later and out on parole, Niki Fife hires Kinsey Millhone to determine who particularly killed her past due husband.

A path that's 8 years chilly. A path that reaches out to enfold a sour, filthy rich, and foul-mouthed previous lady and a tender boy, born deaf, whose reminiscence can't be depended on. A path that results in a legal professional defensively dependable to a useless partner--and disarmingly appealing to Millhone; to an ex-wife, courageous, lucid, lovely--and nonetheless indignant over Fife's betrayal of her; to a not-so-young secretary with too excessive a wage for too few skills--and too many bills left owing: the path twists to incorporate all of them, with Millhone following each flip till it ultimately twists again on itself and he or she reveals herself face-to-face with a killer crafty sufficient to break out with homicide.

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Er hatte ein sympathisches Äußeres, ging leicht gebeugt, war aber in jungen Jahren zweifelsohne groß gewachsen und von stattlicher Statur gewesen. Er verfügte über ein kräftiges Stimmorgan und ein väterliches Auftreten, obwohl er selbst nie Kinder gehabt hatte. Er wohnte in einem eleganten alten Haus am Hólavegur mit Aussicht über den Fjord. Das Haus war in einem guten Zustand, und an der Seite befand sich eine große Garage, wo sein alter, roter Benz stand. Die Souterrainwohnung war, so wie Ugla es verstanden hatte, hin und wieder vermietet worden, entweder an zugezogene Arbeitskräfte oder manchmal auch an Künstler, die in Ruhe und Frieden, von den Bergen eingeschlossen, arbeiten wollten.

Er lachte. Ari nicht. Hatte er die richtige Entscheidung getroffen? Aufs Land zu ziehen, in eine kleine Gemeinde, in der er vielleicht nie einer von ihnen sein würde? Die Strecke, die sie im letzten Abschnitt vor dem Tunnel zurücklegten, war anders als die meisten Wegabschnitte, die Ari je gesehen hatte. Sie fuhren einen Berghang entlang, wobei der Wagen auf der Straße nur wenig bis gar keinen Platz hatte, rechter Hand standen die schneeweißen Berge, prachtvoll und angsteinflößend zugleich, linker Hand ging es beängstigend steil direkt in den aufgewühlten Fjord hinunter.

Er hatte sich daran gewöhnt, dass die Tageszeitungen jeweils erst nach Mittag an diesen abgelegenen Fjord gelangten. Wobei das keine Rolle spielte; es passte einfach zu allem anderen. Hier verging die Zeit langsamer, die Hast war geringer als in der Hauptstadt. Die Zeitungen kamen einfach, wenn sie kamen. Er musste eine Weile warten, bis Kristín sich meldete. �Hi, ich bin bei der Arbeit – konnte nicht sofort antworten. « Er zögerte und schaute zum Küchenfenster hinaus. Es lag tiefer Schnee über dem Dorf.

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