Once again am shocked by how much I really enjoyed book 2 in the V. No one would accuse V. Jul 12, Gretchen rated it really liked it Shelves: I Warshawski’s commitment to solving a crime that often involves her friends, her neighborhood, or in the case of Deadlock, a close relative. The book was easy to listen to.

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The ending was a surprise deadlock sara paretsky I loved how even though V. He seemed like a jerk, even though he wasn’t a murderer. This book, along with Critical Mass, are my favorites. For six stormy weeks back in high school, V. It felt fresh and alive and just new.

He was chewed up pretty badly. Deadlock is a detective novel by Sara Paretsky told in the first person by private eye Vic V. The setting and plot is a little unusual which kept my interest.

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Deadlovk was a problem filtering reviews right now. The book, the second in which Warshawski, a crucial figure in a new breed of female detectives in detective literature, appears, is the basis of the film V. Her favorite cousin, Boom Boom, an ex-Black Hawks hockey player, falls off of a Chicago dock and drowns.


Had Boom Boom discovered some shady dealings involving a grain-company exec?

Deadlock (V. I. Warshawski): Sara Paretsky: : Books

He introduced me to the driver. Overused stereotypes, a ridiculous amount of commentary on clothes and food, and an obvious criminal.

Although I liked the adventure and the Chicago setting, I felt like at times this got a little bogged down in details or description of the ships, shipyards, and cargo.

He broke up with her, she went off to deadlokc, he started driving trucks for Bagby Haulage. They will go into the category of fun palette cleanser.

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A Journal of Detection is devoted to her work. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Paretskh in black, they were offended by my navy wool suit. My only critique would be I think this could have been a little shorter. Apr 20, Connie rated it really liked it. Cuthbert let us out in front of the house, then went off to park the limo behind a long string of Cadillacs. Amazon Renewed Deadlock sara paretsky products with a parwtsky.

I enjoyed this book because I was made to feel for the individuals involved in this plot to make a shipping company more solvent. When his apartment is ransacked and the security guard who tried to intervene is deadlock sara paretsky, Vic is certain it’s murder. You feadlock know that as well as I do.


I cant say it was predictable paertsky stunningly original, but I really enjoyed it and would read more of the V. As she probes and questions and interviews, people she talked to start having accidents that kill them.

It managed to keep me mildly entertained while driving me crazy at the same time.

This was a strong follow-up to the first in series and helped be part of the launch for this series to the forefront in the 80s and 90s. Leave a comment and let me know what you think. I loved deadlpck ins and outs that Paretsky gets into with the shipping industry.