C is for Corpse (Kinsey Millhone #3)
Read by Judy Kaye
Now available on CD!
After a near-fatal car accident, a young man asks Kinsey to protect him. When he is promptly murdered, Kinsey vows to find the killer.
4 of 5 stars to C is for Corpse. Another fun adventure with Kinsey Millhone. But this time, she's got a case that's twice as hard because the person who's hired her has a bit of amnesia from a recent accident. But he's certain someone's trying to kill him. What's always interesting about Kinsey is how she charges for her cases, and when she chooses to work or not work. For example... she gets an upfront retainer which will keep her paid for a week's work. But then when the person who h ...more
So far this is a very easy to read series with interesting mysteries which can be solved by an alert reader. Or you can just sit back and enjoy it and let Kinsey do the work. She is very capable and so far at least is not prone to try and g ...more
At the end, I knew it would get frantic as she fought to save her own life from the clutches of the nasty one, ...more
This is the third book in the series and my favourite so far. Kinsey's personality is softened and likeable. I liked Henry's subplot and liked Bobby's story too. This book was entertaining, a fast read and kept me engaged to the last page. Looking forward to the next book in the series.
I'm only on "C" of Grafton's alphabet and Kinsey M ...more
Book three in the series starring private investigator, and former police officer, Kinsey Millhone, has her investigating two cases simultaneously. For one, she’s hired to look into the attempted murder of Bobby Callahan. The problem is that there is no proof that someone purposely drove him off the canyon road, and the result of his injuries is some brain damage and memory loss, so he can’t remember what information he had that put his life in danger. And then ...more
I’m just loving these books right now. C IS FOR CORPSE is another book in the Kinsey Millhone Alphabet Mystery series by Sue Grafton. In this one, we get a little more of a gritter story. Kinsey is hired by twenty-two-year-old Bobby Callahan who has just survived a near fatal car crash when his Porsche is forced over a bridge and into a canyon. Bobby has lost a large portion of his memory, but he can’t help but shake the feeling that he knew something before and that the crash wasn’t an accide ...more
Kinsey Millhone is hired by Bobby Callahan just days before his death. He had been involved in a horrific motor accident that left his best friend dead. Only Bobby is convinced it was no accident, he is sure it was an almost successful attempt on his life.
The problem is Bobby lost large chunks of his memory in the accident. All he can remember is being pushed off the road, and that he needs to find a little red address book. And then he is dead. But Kinse ...more
"How do you go about solving an attempted murder when the victim has lost a good part of his memory? It's one of Kinsey's toughest cases yet, but she never backs down from a challenge. Twenty-three-year-old Bobby Callahan is lucky to be alive after a car forced his Porsche over a bridge and into a canyon. The crash left Bobby with a clouded memory. But he can't shake the feeling it was no random acci ...more
Another strong entry makes it easy to see why this long running series is so popular. The characters are sharp; in fact, it is a pleasure to see h ...more
I loved this book and would have given it 5 stars except I liked the character Bobby too much and was too sad when he died. It wasn't a surprise and that's not a spoiler as it says this on the back of the book.
But Bobby was so likable and I really wanted him to find his way to thrive in his new reality post accident. I wish the storyline hadn't involved him dying.
All that aside, I loved this book and can't wait to start on "D is for D ...more
My only critique of th ...more
I’m just loving these books right now. C IS FOR CORPSE is another book in the Kinsey Millhone Alphabet Mystery series by Sue Grafton. In this one, we get a little more of a gritter story. Kinsey is hired by twenty-two-year-old Bobby Callahan who has just survived a near fatal car crash when his Porsche is forced over a bridge and into a canyon. Bobby has lost a large portion of his memory, but he can’t help but shake the feeling that he knew something before and that the crash wasn’t an acciden...more
After a near fatal accident, a young man hires Kinsey Millhone to prove that someone is trying to kill him. After his death, Kinsey is determined to find out whether he was indeed murdered and why.
C is for Corpse kept me reading long into the night. One of Sue Graton's talents is creating literary characters who are true to life, real ordinary people. In this story, Ms. Grafton could have intro ...more
I enjoyed this story as another classic, Grafton mystery. This time around we also get to see more of the Henry-Kinsey relationship when Kinsey looks into the woman Henry is dating and discovers some unsavoury details. Henry, always described so affectionately by Kinsey, is also one of my favourite characters, so I enjoyed learning more about him.
I understand why this series keeps going. The writing is light and fun. Even though it is written in the 80s it the overall plot holds up.
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Received the Shamus Award, "The Eye" (Lifetime achievement award) in 2003.
Father: C.W. Grafton, born 1909, third son of Presbyterian Missionaries, born and raised in China, educated Presbyterian College, Clinton, South Carolina; practicing attorney in Louisville, Kentucky with a 40-year specialty in municipal bonds. Au ...more