Sue Grafton


Born
in Louisville, Kentucky
April 24, 1940

Died
December 28, 2017

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Sue Grafton was a #1 New York Times bestselling author. She is best known for her “alphabet series” featuring private investigator Kinsey Millhone in the fictional city of Santa Teresa, California. Prior to success with this series, she wrote screenplays for television movies. Her earlier novels include Keziah Dane (1967) and The Lolly-Madonna War (1969), both out of print. In the book Kinsey and Me she gave us stories that revealed Kinsey's origins and Sue's past.

Grafton never wanted her novels to be turned into movies or TV shows. According to her family she would never allow a ghost writer to write in her name. Because of these things, and out of respect for Sue’s wishes, the family announced the alphabet now ends at “Y

Grafton was named a G“”
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“Ghosts don't haunt us. That's not how it works. They're present among us because we won't let go of them.”
Sue Grafton, M is for Malice

“Ideas are easy. It's the execution of ideas that really separates the sheep from the goats.”
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“You can’t save others from themselves because those who make a perpetual muddle of their lives don’t appreciate your interfering with the drama they’ve created. They want your poor-sweet-baby sympathy, but they don’t want to change.”
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