"C" Is for Corpse

"C" Is for Corpse

A Kinsey Millhone Mystery

Book - 1986
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Publisher: New York : H. Holt, c1986
ISBN: 9780030018886
0030018889
Branch Call Number: Suspense F Gra

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PolyWogg
Feb 17, 2019

BOTTOM-LINE:
A decent story, but not a home run
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PLOT OR PREMISE:
Kinsey meets an accident victim in physical rehab, and he wants her to find out who ran him off the road and why
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WHAT I LIKED:
Kinsey gets to know Bobby in the early stages of the case, and the mystery of the case is intriguing. It takes a while for the pinball to hit enough buzzers to do anything, particularly as his only real evidence is that he remembers knowing "something" and that he was in danger, but not what it was or from whom. The further developments of Kinsey's character and her sense of justice are awesome.
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WHAT I DIDN'T LIKE:
One of the sub-characters, his step-sister, is a caricature and a wasted distraction. Equally, another sub-story with someone trying to take advantage of Henry is both obvious and boring.
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DISCLOSURE:
I received no compensation, not even a free copy, in exchange for this review. I am not personal friends with the author, nor do I follow her on social media.

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Dreamstime
Jan 17, 2019

I like Kinsey's attitude. Story was better than just ok, but not great.

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Ubalstecha
Aug 01, 2011

Lovely story where Kinsey gets emotionally involved with her client. When he is killed, she continues to investigate to finds out who is behind it.

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Spillie
May 21, 2010

Another fun adventure for the heroine, Kinsey Millhone. Not as lighthearted as the By-the-Numbers series by Janet Evanovich, but still a good read.

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