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Y is for Yesterday By Sue Grafton

Y is for Yesterday by Sue Grafton

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Summary

The alphabet mysteries continue with a harrowing case for private investigator Kinsey Millhone.

Y is for Yesterday Summary

Y is for Yesterday by Sue Grafton

Y is for Yesterday is the twenty-fifth in the Kinsey Millhone mystery series by Sue Grafton.

The darkest and most disturbing case report from the files of Kinsey Millhone, Y begins in 1979, when four teenage boys from an elite private school sexually assault a fourteen-year-old classmate - and film the attack. Not long after, the tape goes missing and the suspected thief, a fellow classmate, is murdered. In the investigation that follows, one boy turns in evidence for the state and two of his peers are convicted. But the ringleader escapes without a trace.

Now, it's 1989 and one of the perpetrators, Fritz McCabe, has been released from prison. Moody, unrepentant, and angry, he is a virtual prisoner of his ever-watchful parents - until a copy of the missing tape arrives with a ransom demand. That's when the McCabes call Kinsey Millhone for help. As she is drawn into their family drama, she keeps a watchful eye on Fritz. But he's not the only one being haunted by the past. A vicious sociopath with a grudge against Millhone may be leaving traces of himself for her to find . . .

Y is for Yesterday Reviews

This will leave readers both relishing another masterful entry and ruing the near-end of this series. Prime Grafton * Booklist *
Grafton once again proves herself a superb storyteller * Publishers Weekly *
Grafton constructs an intricate plot following two time lines with at least a dozen characters in play while rarely slowing the pace * Library Journal *
I'm going to miss Kinsey Millhone. Ever since the first of Sue Grafton's Alphabet mysteries, A Is For Alibi, came out in 1982, Kinsey has been a good friend and the very model of an independent woman, a gutsy Californian P.I. rocking a traditional man's job . . . It's Kinsey herself who keeps this series so warm and welcoming. She's smart, she's resourceful, and she's tough enough to be sensitive on the right occasions * New York Times *

About Sue Grafton

Sue Grafton is one of the most popular female writers in the UK and US. Born in Kentucky in 1940, she began her career as a TV scriptwriter before the Kinsey Millhone novels became international bestsellers. In 2008 she was awarded the Crime Writers' Association's Cartier Diamond Dagger for her outstanding contribution to the genre.

Sue wrote twenty-five novels in her alphabet series featuring Private Investigator Kinsey Millhone, the last was Y is for Yesterday, before her death in California in December 2017.

Additional information

GOR008700817
9781447260202
1447260201
Y is for Yesterday by Sue Grafton
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Pan Macmillan
2017-08-24
496
N/A
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