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Paretsky, Sara (author.).

Summary: "V .I. Warshawski is famous for her cool under fire, her intelligence, her humor, her unflinching courage, and her love of good coffee. But even the strongest people sometimes need a break to recharge, so her friends send her to Kansas for a weekend of college basketball where Angela, one of her protégées, is playing. And that's where trouble finds V.I. Sabrina, one of Angela's roommates, disappears and V.I. agrees to try to find her. Finding a missing person in a city where she knows few people and doesn't have her trusted contacts is hard, but not as hard as the brutally negative reaction to the detective from some of the locals. When V.I. finds Sabrina close to death in a remote house, she lands herself in the FBI's crosshairs and faces a violent online backlash. The men running the county's opioid distribution are also not happy. Discovering a dead body in the same house a few days later, V.I. is pitched headlong into a local land-use battle with roots going back to the Civil War. She finds that today's combatants are just as willing as opponents in the 1860s to kill to settle their differences. V.I.'s survival depends on keeping one step ahead of players in a game she never intended to play, before the clock runs down"--

Item details

  • ISBN: 0063010933
  • ISBN: 9780063010932
  • Physical Description: 384 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : William Morrow, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2024]

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Series numeration from
Subject: Warshawski, V. I (Fictitious character) Fiction
Women private investigators Illinois Chicago Fiction
Missing persons Fiction
Opioid abuse Fiction
Murder Investigation Fiction
Kansas Fiction
Femmes détectives Illinois Chicago Romans, nouvelles, etc
Personnes disparues Romans, nouvelles, etc
Toxicomanie aux opiacés Romans, nouvelles, etc
Meurtre Enquêtes Romans, nouvelles, etc
Kansas Romans, nouvelles, etc
Women detectives Fiction
Genre: Romans.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.

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  • 35 out of 92 copies are currently available at PINES. (Show)
  • 4 out of 9 copies are currently available at Flint River Regional Library System. (Show)
  • 2 out of 2 copies are currently available at Peachtree City Library.


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      Peachtree City Library
PARETSKY ( Send Text)
31022010437785 ADULT Available
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      Peachtree City Library
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31022010908926 ADULT Reshelving

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