H is for Homicide by Sue Grafton
It was one of those occasions when I suddenly realised how happy I was. I was female, single, with money in my pocket . . . I had nobody to answer to and no ties to speak of. As usual I'd forgotten how surges of goodwill merely presage bad news.
After a three-week-long investigation, Kinsey couldn't wait to get home.
What she needed most was a few quiet days by herself - but two things happened to change all her plans. First she ran into a murder case. Then Kinsey met Bibianna Diaz, and before the night was over they were sharing a prison cell . . .
`Vintage Grafton, terminal bullets and all' Sunday Times
`Terrifying, hilarious and rather touching . . . S is for Super Sleuth in a scorching story' Daily Mail
`Sue Grafton, creator of Kinsey Millhone, is the most exciting crime novelist around' City Limits