Putnam, Oct 2003, 24.95, 432 pp.
The impact of 9/11 even in the heartland continues to have impact on residents. While her lover writer is in the Afghanistan or is that the Ubekistan area, private investigator V.I. Warshawski agrees to accept a strange case, at least from this particular client, longtime corporate customer Darraugh Graham. His ninety-year-old mother insists that she has seen lights looking out from her room in ... Guardian Angel
When an elderly neighbour of V. I. Warshawski is taken to the hospital and another neighbour (a lawyer with the same firm as V. I.'s ex-husband) and his wife make themselves her guardian and have her five dogs destroyed, the private investigator is very angry, and quickly gets involved in the dispute. At the same time the detective is hired by her friend, Mr Contreras, to find his buddy who disappeared shortly after staying the night with him. Vic foll... Hard Time
V.I. Warshawski is accused of the hit and run death of an escaped female prisoner and she pulls a Nellie Bly, going into the women's prison to discover the events leading up to the death of the young woman she is accused of killing.... Killing Orders
The main character in the story trys to find out the mystery which happens in a priory....