X - Kinsey Millhone, Bk 24 Author:Sue Grafton X: The number ten. An unknown quantity. A mistake. A cross. A kiss. — X: The shortest entry in Webster’s Unabridged. Derived from Greek and Latin and commonly found in science, medicine, and religion. The most graphically dramatic letter. Notoriously tricky to pronounce: think xylophone. — X: The twenty-... more »fourth letter in the English alphabet.
Sue Grafton’s X: Perhaps her darkest and most chilling novel, it features a remorseless serial killer who leaves no trace of his crimes. Once again breaking the rules and establishing new paths, Grafton wastes little time identifying this sociopath. The test is whether Kinsey can prove her case against him before she becomes his next victim.« less
X doesn't say what it is for, but I say it is for eXcellent!
I've read them all and as usual was not disappointed. Kinsey continues to grow into an ever more interesting character and her quirks continue to grow on me.
The story line is Sue Grafton's usual, well crafted tale. I almost hate saying that, makes it sound less than it is and I don't want to do that. This book kept me guessing and even when I figured out a few things, I didn't get them all. Henry is his usual self and Rosie is still dishing up her wild
What I enjoy the most about Sue Grafton is that she wraps up her books carefully. They are not rushed to an ending and Kinsey signs off in a professional manner. Pick this one up as soon as you can and savor it. Only Y and Z left. I might need to start over with A and get to know Kinsey all over again.