On Sale: December 4, 2007
Featuring: Kinsey Millhone; Solana Rojas
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Thriller | Mystery
tres-pass 'trespes n: a transgression of law involving
one's obligations to God or to one's neighbor; a violation
of moral law; an offense; a sin
-Webster's New International Dictionary
In what may be her most unsettling novel to date, Sue
Grafton's T is for Trespass is also her most direct
confrontation with the forces of evil. Beginning slowly
with the day-to-day life of a private eye, Grafton suddenly
shifts from the voice of Kinsey Millhone to that of Solana
Rojas, introducing readers to a chilling sociopath. Rojas
is not her birth name. It is an identity she cunningly
stole, an identity that gives her access to private
caregiving jobs. The true horror of the novel builds with
excruciating tension as the reader foresees the awfulness
that lies ahead. The suspense lies in whether Millhone will
realize what is happening in time to intervene.
Though set in the late eighties, T is for Trespass could
not be more topical: identity theft; elder abuse; betrayal
of trust; the breakdown in the institutions charged with
caring for the weak and the dependent. It reveals a
terrifying but all-too-real rip in the social fabric. Once
again, Grafton opens up new territory with startling
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