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Not Exactly a Brahmin (Jill Smith #3)

3.61 of 5 stars 3.61  ·  rating details  ·  83 ratings  ·  7 reviews
Telegraph Avenue ain't what it used to be now that gentrification has gotten under way.But Jill Smith, the junk food-loving, smart and savvy Berkeley cop, hasn't changed.Chugging along in her vintage VW to fetch a pint of chocolate chocolate shower ice cream, she runs smack into a case of murder.

A local philanthropist's Cadillac has crashed going down the steepest hill in
Paperback, 228 pages
Published May 1st 1991 by Dell (first published January 1st 1985)
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Elderly man losing vision has his brake lines cut and dies in the accident. Long involved story about a group of people who try to get their friend a rich husband.
Not too good.
Mar 05, 2014 Jean added it
Good book. First I have read. Dated--with no cell phones, computers, etc.
Apr 16, 2014 Rini rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: everyone
captivating n surely a page turner.... a fast paced novel...really liked it
A lite, enjoyable mystery. The story is a bit choppy, but the mystery itself is pretty good.
Sandy Weir
Been a while since I read a Jill Smith mystery and I felt pampered with this one. One thing that really helps me enjoy the series is the location and a deep understanding of the community. I also enjoyed the Halloween sub-plot (fun).
Pretty good mystery. Jill Smith, Berkeley cop, is looking into the hit and run death of a philanthropist everyone loved.
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Susan Dunlap is best known for her Jill Smith detective series, but she is a prolific and much loved writer of crime and mystery fiction, including award-winning short stories.
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