J is for Judgment by Sue Grafton

read by Lorelei King

Kinsey Millhone is without doubt one of the great fictional private eyes; Grafton's prose contains elements of some of the best-known hardboiled pulp sleuths, including Chandler's Philip Marlowe.

J is for Judgment
doesn't disappoint; in fact, the case is one Marlowe himself might have accepted - flying down to Mexico on the trail of a man who was supposed to have died five years previously, abandoning his family, including a wayward son and bitter wife. The story satisfyingly contains all the unexpected twists of a seasoned writer of this genre and, like Grafton's illustrious progenitors, is firmly rooted in the dark recesses of domestic and family tragedy.

Mesmerisingly read by the wonderful Lorelei King,
J is for Judgment is an audiobook to savour and to return to.

A classic.

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