Indemnity Only (Mass Market Paperbound)

By Sara Paretsky

Dell, 9780440210696, 336pp.

Publication Date: June 1, 1991



Meeting an anonymous client late on a sizzlingsummer night is asking for trouble. But trouble isChicago private eye V.I. Warshwski's specialty.Her client says he's the prominent banker, JohnThayer. Turns out he's not. He says his son'sgirlfriend, Anita Hill, is missing. Turns out that'snot her real name. V.I.'s search turns up someonesoon enough -- the real John Thayer's son, andhe's dead. Who's V.I.'s client? Why has she beenset up and sent out on a wild-goose chase? By thetime she's got it figured, things are hotter --and deadlier -- than Chicago in July. V.I.'s in adesperate race against time. At stake: a youngwoman's life.

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 Indemnity Only

"The Chicago writer  whose name always makes the top of the list when  people talk about the new female operatives."  -- Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times  Book Review.