Review: M is for Malice

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M is for MaliceBook Review

4 out of 5 stars to M is for Malice, the 13th book in the “Kinsey Millhone” mystery series, written in 1996 by Sue Grafton. When I first picked up this book, as I was far behind in the series and not able to read them as they were published, I got very excited. My favorite type of books to read are about family dramas and whodunits. Well this book combined those two themes and sub-genres together when something was amiss with Malek Construction. Four (4) Malek brothers. And what are they up to. Who’s good? Who’s bad? Which one to trust? While it wasn’t quite what I was expecting, it was still a good cross-over type mystery. Millhone is great as usual. Robert Dietz is in this one… I enjoy the books when he shows up. Overall, this book has some good suspense and thrills, probably in the mid to high end of the whole series, and worth a read. I learned a bit about construction and business from this novel, though not a whole lot. I was just out of college and picking information up from the strangest places. Never thought Kinsey would be teaching it to me! LOL

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4 thoughts on “Review: M is for Malice

    Glorianne Muggli said:
    June 7, 2017 at 12:31 PM

    I used to read all the Sue Grafton books, until I noticed she apparently copied and pasted large sections of each book, like about what she eats (sliced egg sandwiches) and running. Also sex – ewww! Now I don’t bother any more….

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      James J. Cudney IV responded:
      June 7, 2017 at 12:41 PM

      I noticed the copy paste piece. I didn’t think there was too much on the sex side but i am a few books behind! Nice to meet u!

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        Glorianne Muggli said:
        June 7, 2017 at 1:35 PM

        Thanks! I’ve read a lot of them, and there are parts of each book that are identical or nearly so. I like the books, but that turned me off.

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