R is for Ricochet Author:Sue Grafton Reba Lafferty was a daughter of privelege, the only child of an adoring father. Over the years, he quietly settled her many scrapes with the law, but he wasn't there for her when she was convicted of embezzlement and sent to the California institute for women. Now at 32 she is about to be paroled, having served twenty-two months of a four year s... more »entence. Nord Lafferty wants to be sure she stays straight,stays at home and away from drugs, the booze, the gamblers.
It seems a straightforward assignment for Kinsey; babysit Reba until she settles in, make sure she follows all the rules of her parole. Maybe all of a week's work. Nothing untoward-the woman seems remorseful and friendly. And the money is good. But life is never that simple, and Reba is out of prison less than twenty-four hours when one of her old crowd comes circling around.« less