Deadlock has ratings and reviews. James said: Book Review VI’s back and this time it’s personal. Although it appears like her cousin, Bo. V. I. Warshawski, private investigator, Chicago, USA. People imagine private detectives to be tired-looking men in raincoats, but Vic is female. The fire ship — The long goodbye. Series Title: Oxford bookworms library., Stage 5., Crime & mystery. Responsibility: Sara Paretsky ; retold by.

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Public Private login e. It’s even better the second time through. I lived thru that era of sexism, and I also made reactionary decisions that I wouldn’t have otherwise made, but I’m not sure if that really is well described for contemporary audiences. sarz

I find interesting and definitely a contradiction. And everyone she encounters during her investigation seems to have some secret to hide.

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I read A LOT. The story was complicated enough to engage the reader while never getting convoluted and tedious. Deeadlock in Chicago is tough, but Paretsky does a grand job at showing the risky nature of he business VI’s involved in. I am an avid reader. Satisfying murder mystery that kept me guessing until near the end.


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I was rooting for her to hook up with the British insurance agent. Odford see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Vick spends a chunk of the book trying to understand the shipping manifests for the company Boom-Boom was working for. Vote in the poll and ratings. I remember oxfoed discovering a strong, complex, female character at a time when there was a dearth of such characters in mystery novels.

When her cousin Boom Boom dies in an accident, Vic is naturally upset.

We get two potential love interests in this one. Well-plotted, labyrinthine mystery involving the death of an ex-hockey pro, old money vs. It takes her to the center of Chicago’s powerful shipping industry. Everyone else thinks the death was accidental but V I is not convinced. Sara ParetskyRowena Akinyemi.

Cell phones haven’t even become a thing yet! The reason why I oxord this book a 4 star is also because that instead of killing the owner, she reported to the police and let the police deal with it as long as he gets what he should get. With Book 1, I noted that sometimes I had to turn down the volume during the shouting scenes.

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She drinks Johnnie Walker Black Label, breaks into houses looking for clues, and can hold her own in a street fight, but also she pays attention to her paretskh, sings opera along with the radio, and enjoys her sex odford. Paretsky also included interesting details related to shipping on the Great Lakes but again was judicious, including enough information to allow for the plot to flow but never bogging down the story in extraneous details.


Paige fesses up to looking for some personal letters the two exchanged while she was on tour.

I had to read this for my English class. Looking for beautiful books? No trivia or quizzes yet. It’s a compelling, fast-paced story and I also learned a thing or two about shipping grain on the Great Lakes.

However I took a stab at listening to this one on audio. Home All editions This editionEnglish, Audio book edition: English as a Second Language. I’s path are not really important. Oxford Bookworms Library Level: Why then would they arbitrarily decide to ignore her now? Black Beauty Anna Sewell. View all 3 comments.