Killing Orders (V. I. Warshawski Series #3)

Killing Orders (V. I. Warshawski Series #3)

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by Sara Paretsky
     
 

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V.I.'s battleaxe Aunt Rosa is under investigation by the FBI and SEC after counterfeit stock certificates were found at St. Albert's Priory, where she serves as treasurer. As malicious as her aunt is, V.I. knows she's not dishonest, so V.I. vows to protect her from taking the fall. But V.I. starts questioning the strength of her family ties when a menacing voice on

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V.I.'s battleaxe Aunt Rosa is under investigation by the FBI and SEC after counterfeit stock certificates were found at St. Albert's Priory, where she serves as treasurer. As malicious as her aunt is, V.I. knows she's not dishonest, so V.I. vows to protect her from taking the fall. But V.I. starts questioning the strength of her family ties when a menacing voice on the phone threatens to throw acid into her eyes if she doesn't butt out. The stakes are high as she begins to sniff out a connection between Chicago's most powerful institutions: the Church and the Mob.

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"No one, male or female, writes better P.I. books than Paretsky."—Denver Post

"Entertaining and intelligent."—Washington Post Book World

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780451214973
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/28/2005
Series:
V. I. Warshawski Series, #3
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
247,712
Product dimensions:
6.84(w) x 4.18(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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From the Publisher
"No one, male or female, writes better P.I. books than Paretsky."—Denver Post

"Entertaining and intelligent."—Washington Post Book World

Meet the Author

Sara Paretsky is the author of sixteen books, including her renowned V. I. Warshawski novels. Her many awards include the Cartier Diamond Dagger Award for lifetime achievement from the British Crime Writers' Association. She lives in Chicago.

Brief Biography

Hometown:
Chicago, Illinois
Date of Birth:
June 8, 1947
Place of Birth:
Ames, Iowa
Education:
B.A., Political Science, University of Kansas; Ph.D. and M.B.A., University of Chicago
Website:
http://saraparetsky.com/

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