Hard Time - V.I. Warshawski, Bk 9 Author:Sara Paretsky In an instant, the lives of two women collided. One was behind the wheel of a Trans Am she liked to drive fast. The other was lying in the road, dying an agonizing death. When Chicago private eye V.I. Warshawski got out of her car to look at the woman she almost hit, she began a long, harrowing descent into a world of shadowy secrets and tangled... more » lives-and into the darkest hear of her city.
In her eagerly awaited new novel, which heralds the return of the much-loved heroine V.I. Warshawski, Sara Paetsky revisits the gritty urban landscape she illuminates with brilliant compassion and vivid color. For a V.I. unravels the mystery of a battered and dicarded woman, she moves through circles of the rich and the troubled, into the bitter home of a powrful Chicago family, into the pampered world of a TV star, and behind the razor wire of a women's prison. What V.I. finds is a web of conspiracy-and explosive secrets hidden in the darket places of all...« less