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Also by Sue Grafton:

Y is for Yesterday, December 2018
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Y is for Yesterday, August 2018
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W Is For Wasted, August 2014
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K Is For Killer, December 2013
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"J" Is For Judgment, November 2013
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W Is For Wasted, September 2013
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I Is For Innocent, July 2013
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V Is For Vengeance, November 2011
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U is for Undertow, December 2009
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L Is For Lawless, November 2009
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K Is For Killer, November 2009
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J Is For Judgment, December 2008
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T Is For Trespass, December 2008
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G Is For Gumshoe, December 2007
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T Is for Trespass, December 2007
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S Is for Silence, December 2006
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C Is For Corpse, December 2005
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F Is For Fugitive, December 2005
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B Is For Burglar, December 2005
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E Is For Evidence, December 2005
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S is for Silence, December 2005
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D Is For Dicks (which sluts love.), December 2005
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A Is For Alibi, November 2005
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R Is For Ricochet, April 2005
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R Is For Ricochet, July 2004
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Q Is For Quarry, October 2003
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P Is For Peril, June 2002
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O Is For Outlaw, January 2001
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N Is For Noose, April 1999
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M Is For Malice, December 1997
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"J" Is For Judgment
Sue Grafton

St. Martin's Griffin
November 2013
On Sale: October 22, 2013
Featuring: Kinsey Millhone; Wendell Jaffe
384 pages
ISBN: 1250035821
EAN: 9781250035820
Kindle: B00FIL32XI
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Mystery

"J" is for Jaffe: Wendell Jaffe, dead these past five years. Or so it seemed until his former insurance agent spotted him in the bar of a dusty little resort halfway between Cabo San Lucas and La Paz. "In truth, the facts about Wendell Jaffe had nothing to do with my family history, but murder is seldom tidy and no one ever said revelations operate in a straight line. It was my investigation into the dead man's past that triggered the inquiry into my own, and in the end the two stories became difficult to separate." Five years ago, when Jaffe's thirty-five-foot Fuji ketch was found drifting off the Baja coast, it seemed a sure thing he'd gone overboard. The note he left behind admitted he was flat broke, his business bankrupt, his real estate gambit nothing but a huge Ponzi scheme about to collapse, with criminal indictment certain to follow. When the authorities soon after descended on his banks and his books, there was nothing left: Jaffe had stripped the lot. "Given my insatiable curiosity and my natural inclination to poke my nose in where it doesn't belong, it was odd to realize how little attention I'd paid to my own past. I'd simply accepted what I was told, constructing my personal mythology on the flimsiest of facts." But Jaffe wasn't quite without assets. There was the $500,000 life insurance policy made out to his wife and underwritten by California Fidelity. With no corpse to prove death, however, the insurance company was in no hurry to pay the claim. Dana Jaffe had to wait out the statutory five years until her missing husband could be declared legally dead. Just two months before Wendell Jaffe was sighted in that dusty resort bar, California Fidelity finally paid in full. Now they wanted the truth. And they were willing to hire Kinsey Millhone to dig it up. As Kinsey pushes deeper into the mystery surrounding Wendell Jaffe's pseudocide, she explores her own past, discovering that in family matters as in crime, sometimes it's better to reserve judgment. "J" is for judgment: the kind we're quick to make and often quicker to regret. "J" Is for Judgment: Kinsey Millhone's tenth excursion into the dark places of the heart where duplicity is the governing rule and murder the too-frequent result.

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