Short-tempered and defensive–“ornery,” according to the cop whom she warily lets into her bed–Chicago private detective V.I. Warshawski abruptly shakes off. Guardian Angel (V. I. Warshawski) [Sara Paretsky] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. When a neighboring eighty-year-old dog owner turns. Author Sara Paretsky Biography: Sara Paretsky is the author of twenty books, including the renowned V. I. Warshawski novels. Named Grand Master by the.

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Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert. Published inthe story has a leisurely pace, but it’s fun nevertheless. Praise for Guardian Angel. So, she calls up her dearest friend, Lotty, and asks to switch cars with hers never even stopping to think that her friend while driving her car could end up being badly hurt, which of course she does.

My father felt more threatened by my brothers — I sars just caught in the backlash. The second case has to do with the death of an elderly man who has fallen into a canal–or been pushed–and is dragged out dead.


Her nightmares, which open almost every chapter, seem to be pointing t Ok, so in number 7 in the series it appears V. Parker’s Debt to Pay. Sep 20, Jennifer Sciubba rated it liked it. C that they will not be adding to their menagerie! Only it all goes to hell in a handbasket when Mr. What was really good though is that Lotty’s longtime nurse is ready to move on which leads her in a bad mood. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


Suspense rarely flags in a Paretsky novel. Warshawski 1 – 10 of 22 books.

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GUARDIAN ANGEL by Sara Paretsky | Kirkus Reviews

Frankly, I find her stubborn and kind of a jerk at times in this one. Frizell is in her 80’s and is an unpleasant, cranky lady, but she adores her five dogs.

But, as simply a facilitating device, they do not provide the story with much action or excitement.

I don’t feel this way about the Grafton or Muller books, but ultimately, I think the Paretsky books ahgel better. Please provide an email address. There are so many pointless actions and plot twists in the story that I am convinced they are nothing more than “padding” to increase the page count. They both retired from Diamond Head Machine Company at the same time approximately 12 years ago. Before she can even check on them once the yuppie lawywer across the street has pushed through a competency hearing and gotten controll of her paretsly and begins searching for her papers, ie.


Who, Jack Harkness and graphic comics. Dec 24, aPriL does feral sometimes rated it really liked it Shelves: The first couple of VI books were hard to take. There is guagdian a lot of action and Vic manages to get herself into amazing scrapes and then escapes in Superhero fashion. Jocelyn rated it did not like it Mar 07, But it has been made longer by a lot of not-so-interesting filler material of a missing person and a guardianship case.

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To see what your friends thought of sars book, please sign up. One has to do with an elderly woman who falls in her home and is hospitalized–resulting in neighbors having her dogs put to sleep and attempting to gain control of her life.

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He broke up with her, she went off to college, he started driving trucks for Bagby Haulage. Lots of eighties atmosphere and a fiercely independent woman PI. Pretty much an impulsive random stab, having no reason to select “Guardian Angel” over the other four or five Paretsky books on the shelf.