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by Sue Grafton

  • ISBN: 0345503120
  • Category: Thriller & Mystery
  • Author: Sue Grafton
  • Subcategory: Mystery
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Ballantine Books (February 26, 2008)
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  • Rating: 4.7
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J" Is for Judgment: Kinsey Millhone's tenth excursion into the dark . Kinsey Millhone is on the trail of this Jaffe fellow. We are led to one mystery with Kinsey giving us readers a partial answer. I am so sad we will never get to see Z is for Zero.

J" Is for Judgment: Kinsey Millhone's tenth excursion into the dark places of the heart where duplicity is the governing rule and murder the too-frequent result. Each book has its own flavor.

A Kinsey Millhone Mystery). My name is Kinsey Millhone. I'm a licensed California private investigator, working out of Santa Teresa, which is ninety-five miles north of Los Angeles. Chapter 1. On the face of it you wouldn't think there was any connection between the murder of a dead man and the events that changed my perceptions about my life. My association with CF Insurance had been terminated the previous December, and I hadn't had much occasion to return to 903 State. For the past seven months I'd been leasing office space from the law firm of Kingman and Ives.

The next in the Kinsey Millhone Alphabet mystery series from bestselling author Sue Grafton. J" is for Jaffe: Wendell Jaffe, dead these past five years

The next in the Kinsey Millhone Alphabet mystery series from bestselling author Sue Grafton. J" is for Jaffe: Wendell Jaffe, dead these past five years. Or so it seemed until his former insurance agent spotted him in the bar of a dusty little resort halfway between Cabo San Lucas and La Pa. In truth, the facts about Wendell Jaffe had nothing to do with my family history, but murder is seldom tidy and no one ever said revelations operate in a straight line.

J" Is for Judgment is the tenth novel in Sue Grafton's "Alphabet" series of mystery novels and features Kinsey Millhone, a private eye based in Santa Teresa, California. The novel is set in 1984 and features a significant development in Kinsey's personal back-story, as she discovers that she has extensive family living in the Lompoc area. July 1984 contains two surprises for Kinsey Millhone, both connected to her past

The next in the Kinsey Millhone Alphabet mystery series from bestselling author Sue Grafton. Praise for "J" is for Judgment. Exceptionally entertainin. n offbeat sense of humor and a feisty sense of justice. San Francisco Chronicle on the Kinsey Millhone Alphabet Mysteries. Millhone is an engaging detective-for-hir. Kinsey Millhone and her creato. re arguably the best of distaff invaders of the hitherto sacrosanct turf of gumshoes. The Buffalo News on the Kinsey Millhone Alphabet Mysteries.

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Newsweek on the Sue Grafton series and Kinsey Millhone. A wonderful character, tough but not brutish, resourceful and sensitive, a fit knight to walk those mean streets with her male predecessors. Los Angeles Times on the Sue Grafton series and Kinsey Millhone. Somebody I want to spend more time with.

J is for Judgment (Kinsey Millhone Mystery) by Sue Grafton. The tenth novel in the Kinsey Millhone mystery series now with a stunning new look 'On the face of it you wouldn't think there was any connection b. Mystery Writer Sue Grafton A bitter divorce and custody battle led Sue Grafton to fantasiz. From . 7 J Is For Judgement (kinsey Millhone Alphabet Series). Shop for J Is For Judgement (kinsey Millhone Alphabet Series).

Great Reading by Sue Grafton. I highly recommend this book for light entertaining reading and recommend the reader start with "A is for Alibi" and read right through the alphabet.

Kinsey is in for the long haul as she delves deeper into the mystery surrounding Jaffe’s life and deat. nd discovers . Kinsey Millhone Sue Grafton. nd discovers that, in family matters as in crime, sometimes it's better to reserve judgmen. hapter List (113 chapters).

"Ms. Grafton writes a smart story and wraps it up with a wry twist."THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEWWendell Jaffe has been dead for five years--until his former insurance agent spots him in a dusty resort bar. Now California Fidelity wants Kinsey Millhone to track down the dead man. Just two months before, his widow collected on Jaffe's $500,000 life insurance policy--her only legacy since Jaffe went overboard, bankrupt and about to be indicted for his fraudulent real estate schemes. As Kinsey pushes deeper into the mystery surrounding Wendell Jaffe's pseudocide, she explores her own past, discovering that in family matters, as in crime, sometimes it's better to reserve judgment....A MAIN SELECTION OF THE LITERARY GUILD
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What can you say about Sue Grafton other than she is a great mystery writer. Kinsey Milhone is an ex-cop and has her own detective agency and never much of a sex life if that what your looking for, go elsewhere. This is a traditional gumshoe story with action and danger for our heroine. After some spotty success writing books, Grafton changed to writing screenplays for TV and movies. With the success of her first Alphabet series book ' A is for Alibi' in 1982 it has continued to date. I first discovered her books when I came across 'G is for Gumshoe' (pub 1990) in a recycle center in 2000, I proceeded to local bookstores and Amazon to acquire all of this series up until the current at the time 'O is For Outlaw'. It's always great when you come across a great series in progress as it's a joy just reading book after book from a great writer. Much like 'binge watching TV series on Netflix nowadays. Only problem with an ongoing series is waiting for the next book. Grafton has done only a couple of yearly books and mostly every other year since 'P is for Peril' in 2001. It is now up to just plain 'X' in 2015 and will end with 'Z is for Zero'. I'm hoping she has Y & Z completed as she is 75 now and I'm 70 and don't want to miss the conclusion of this great series.
I find some in this series very good; others to be so-so. This is one of the latter. No matter what alphabet letter, I like Kinsey Millhone. As a PI she's very real, not a superwoman. As a person, she's enjoyable.
In "J" she's hired by her former employer, an insurance company to find if a certain man is dead or alive. He's a tricky little sucker, having committed a Ponzi scheme, then vanishes. The company has paid out $500,00 to his wife. Is she really widowed or not? Along the way, we have one of their sons, who is in legal trouble, his ex-partner, a girlfriend, an older ex-cop. Some of the characters are developed, others not.

We also come across a good deal of dialogue involving Kinsey's lost cousin & family matters. All which have nothing to do with the story. I felt this entire section need not be in the book.

The story didn't really have punch for me. The beginning was fine, the middle bogged down to the point wherein I almost did not finish this one. The ending was fine & leaves the reader wondering, which can be fun. The character of Ms. Millhone helped this book to survive till the end more than the story
One of her best in the alphabet series!

I love the politically incorrect lady PI in this book. She is tough and she gets the job done. She is somewhat dysfunctional, which makes her all the more believable and likeable. After reading this series, I got my mother hooked on the series.

After my mother read all the "Kinsey Millhone" stories, she discovered the Joe Gunther Mystery Series, which she loved. The first book is: Open Season (Joe Gunther Mysteries)

If you are looking for exciting adventure books for kids / teenagers, my mother recommends Jake Johnson And The Half Bloods (Quest 1) (Jake Johnson And The Greek Gods) and its sequel Jake Johnson And The God Of War (Quest 2) (Jake Johnson And The Greek Gods).
All of Sue Grafton books put Kinsey without a gun. This one shows her getting a gun at least when she needed it.
She kills when necessary but to be a detective and have an aversion to guns seems weird to me. Is she just cheap or is it her mode of dress?
Bizarre story but worth it to get a glimpse of unfinished familial business on Kinsey. You can never go wrong with these books. I will be said to see the series end,but you can always go back and re read them!
Good book in this artful series of A-X with Z probably on its way. The J book was a little predictable. I am presently reading the K is for Killer book and it is making up for all that somehow was lacking in the J is for Judgement book. All in all I believe all of the books are well worth the time and I recommend everyone to complete the series.....also one after another works fine and in fact keeps the context flowing.
I enjoyed the story, and Kinsey comes through as usual. The ending was a little disappointing, perhaps a bit of a sell-out, and it paled in comparison to this new revelation in her life: She has cousins! Suddenly her identity as an independent, lone wolf becomes precarious. It seems that Kinsey-being-Kinsey is what has made her so good, and I am curious about Ms. Grafton's plan for the future. As good as this author is, and as much as she cares about Kinsey, I doubt this new revelation is simply incidental.
I enjoyed this book, and i am enjoying catching up with the series. The plot has sensible twists without being predictable, and the characters are interesting. I am looking forward to reading the rest of the series.

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