Cover image for Three complete novels
Title:
Three complete novels
Author:
Grafton, Sue.
Personal Author:
Uniform Title:
Novels. Selections
Publication Information:
New York : Wings Books, 1999.
Physical Description:
761 pages; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
A is for alibi -- B is for burglar -- C is for corpse.
Added Title:
A is for alibi.

B is for burglar.

C is for corpse.
ISBN:
9780517206799
Format :
Book

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Anna M. Reinstein Library MYSTERY: A,B,C Adult Fiction Mystery/Suspense
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Summary

Summary

A New York Times bestselling author appears for the first time ever in an omnibus edition Old fans and new friends will welcome this collection of Sue Grafton's first three alphabet crime novels: A Is for Alibi, B Is for Burglar, and C is for Corpse. The award-winning mysteries all feature former cop turned detective, Kinsey Milhone, one of the most loved heroines of modern mystery fiction.


Author Notes

Sue Grafton was born in Louisville, Kentucky on April 24, 1940. She received a B.A. in English literature from the University of Louisville in 1961. While working days as a medical secretary, she spent her nights, after her children went to sleep, writing her first novels Keziah Dane, which was published in 1967 and The Lolly-Madona War, which was published in 1969. Her career took off when A Is for Alibi was published in 1982 and received the Mysterious Stranger Award. This was the beginning of the Kinsey Millhone Mystery series. B Is for Burglar won the Shamus and Anthony Awards and C Is for Corpse won the Anthony Award. She also received the Cartier Diamond Dagger, the Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Award, a Lifetime Achievement Award from Bouchercon, and the Ross Macdonald Literary Award. She has also spent over 15 years writing television and movie screenplays and has collaborated with her third husband, Steven F. Humphrey, on such works as the Agatha Christie adaptations: A Caribbean Mystery and Sparkling Cyanide.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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