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"A" Is for Alibi

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"A" Is for Alibi is crime writer Sue Grafton's debut mystery novel in the Kinsey Millhone "Alphabet mystery" series, first published in 1982. [1]

20 relations: "B" Is for Burglar, Antihistamine, C. W. Grafton, Dividend, Estate (law), First-person narrative, Hardboiled, Henry Holt and Company, Insurance fraud, Kinsey Millhone, Library Journal, Mystery fiction, Nerium, Plot twist, Santa Barbara Independent, Santa Barbara, California, Santa Teresa (fictional city), Southern California, Sue Grafton, The Kansas City Star.

"B" Is for Burglar

"B" Is for Burglar is the second novel in Sue Grafton's "Alphabet" series of mystery novels and features Kinsey Millhone, a private eye based in Santa Teresa, California.

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Antihistamines are drugs which treat allergic rhinitis and other allergies.

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C. W. Grafton

Cornelius Warren ("Chip") Grafton (June 16, 1909 – January 1, 1982) was an American crime novelist.

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A dividend is a payment made by a corporation to its shareholders, usually as a distribution of profits.

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Estate (law)

An estate, in common law, is the net worth of a person at any point in time alive or dead.

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First-person narrative

A first-person narrative is a mode of storytelling in which a narrator relays events from their own point of view using the first person It may be narrated by a first person protagonist (or other focal character), first person re-teller, first person witness, or first person peripheral (also called a peripheral narrator).

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Hardboiled (or hard-boiled) fiction is a literary genre that shares some of its characters and settings with crime fiction (especially detective stories).

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Henry Holt and Company

Henry Holt and Company is an American book publishing company based in New York City.

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Insurance fraud

Insurance fraud is any act committed with the intent to obtain a fraudulent outcome from an insurance process.

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Kinsey Millhone

Kinsey Millhone is a fictional character who was created by American author Sue Grafton (1940–2017) for her "alphabet mysteries" series of best-selling novels which debuted in 1982 and feature 25 volumes.

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Library Journal

Library Journal is an American trade publication for librarians.

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Mystery fiction

Mystery fiction is a genre of fiction usually involving a mysterious death or a crime to be solved.

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Nerium oleander is a shrub or small tree in the dogbane family Apocynaceae, toxic in all its parts.

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Plot twist

A plot twist is a literary technique that introduces a radical change in the direction or expected outcome of the plot in a work of fiction.

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Santa Barbara Independent

The Santa Barbara Independent is a news, arts, and alternative newspaper published every Thursday in Santa Barbara, California, United States.

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Santa Barbara, California

Santa Barbara (Spanish for "Saint Barbara") is the county seat of Santa Barbara County in the U.S. state of California.

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Santa Teresa (fictional city)

Santa Teresa has been used by several authors as the name of an invented city.

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Southern California

Southern California (colloquially known as SoCal) is a geographic and cultural region that generally comprises California's southernmost counties.

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Sue Grafton

Sue Taylor Grafton (April 24, 1940 – December 28, 2017) was an American author of detective novels.

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The Kansas City Star

The Kansas City Star is a newspaper based in Kansas City, Missouri, in the United States.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/"A"_Is_for_Alibi

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