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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Aug 25, Beth rated it really liked it Shelves: Published January 2nd by Dell first published She stumbles and fumbles through the story doing crazy and nonsensical things like leaving her gun at home, not angl to make sure her car is not staked out, not obtaining a computer to do her own data searches, lipping off to gangsters, believing that her gun and key ring would be immediately rusted after ssara submerged in the Chicago Sanitary Canal, letting her ex-husband get away with shady and unethical legal activities, etc.

C’s friend Mitch has fallen on pwretsky times and is caging a bed pull-out sofa from Mr. 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.


Sara Paretsky is a modern American author of detective fiction. Pretty much an impulsive random stab, having no reason to select “Guardian Angel” over the other four or five Paretsky books on the shelf.

Sep 06, Lynn Hutchinson rated it really liked it.

Guardian Angel

We even spend ahgel time with V. There’s nothing specifically wrong with the books, it’s more that they are all essentially the same story, so reading it seven times is perhaps one time or more more than can maintain interest. Warshawsky book I have read, and I find the protagonist less and less appealing with each novel I read.

Paretsky was raised in Kansas, and graduated from the state university with a degree in political science. Is there an inch of unscarred skin left on her body? Topics Crime fiction A life in Ghost Country and Bleeding Kansas And this book especially developed both Mr.

Nov 03, Ginny rated it really liked it. In this series View all Book 8.

A neighbor down the street Mrs. The library branch’s only copy was checked out, so I grabbed another Paretsky book and added my name to the library waiting list for “Hardball”. I like how Vic is beginning to examine why she treats people as she does. There was a period when I regretted it, partesky nowadays the regrets are intellectual: Contreras can’t bear this insult to his man-hood and insists he can walk Peppy with no problems.


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A Sweet’s Sweets Bakery Mystery. I have always loved the V. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Her two books that are non-Warshawski novels are: Contreras for letting it guradian. Frizell down the block who seems to have traded solid CD investments for junk bonds at the behest of her new neighbor, yuppie banker Todd Pichea.

No Honor Among Thieves. Warshawski 7 by Sara Paretsky Goodreads Author. Aug 05, Simeon rated it liked it.

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A Banquet of Consequences. Early in this book, she has occasion to go into a very run down house in her neighborhood to check on an older woman with five dogs who had not seen for a while.

No support, no understanding, they just removed themselves from her life and left her to fight the hardest case of her life all on her own. So they found this big old farmhouse in the country and inwe moved out there.