Burn Marks (V.I. Warshawski Novels) (Mass Market Paperbound)

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Someone knocking on the door at 3 A.M. is nevergood news. For V.I. Warshawski, the bad newsarrives in the form of her wacky, unwelcome aunt Elena.The fire that has just burned down a sleazySRO hotel has brought Elena toV.I.'s doorstep. Uncovering an arsonist-- and the secrets hidden behind Elena's boozysmile -- will send V.I. into theseedy world of Chicago's homeless... into the WindyCity's backroom deals and bedroom politics, wherenew schemers and old cronies team up to get V.I.off the case -- by hook, by crook, or byhomocide.

About the Author

Sara Paretsky is the author of many novels, including her V. I. Warshawski series, which began with Indemnity Only. She lives in Chicago.

Praise For…

"Paretsky's best book to date." --  Kansas City Star

  "V.I. Warshawsi is good company and a rich discovery  awaiting those who have yet to meet her." --  Los Angeles Times

"Sara Paretsky just keeps getting better and better!"  -- The Atlanta Journal  -constitution

"Another triumph for Ms.  Paretsky, her most captivating novel yet... V.I.  herself [is] undoubtedly on of the best-written  characters in mystery fiction." -- The  Baltimore Sun

Product Details
ISBN: 9780440208457
ISBN-10: 0440208459
Publisher: Dell
Publication Date: February 5th, 1991
Pages: 416
Language: English
Series: V.I. Warshawski Novels