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Sue Grafton

Sue Taylor Grafton (born April 24, 1940) is a contemporary American author of detective novels. She is best known as the author of the 'alphabet series' ("A" Is for Alibi, etc.) featuring private investigator Kinsey Millhone in the fictional city of Santa Teresa, California. The daughter of detective novelist C. W. Grafton, she has said the strongest influence on her crime novels is author Ross Macdonald. Prior to success with this series, she wrote screenplays for television movies.

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Shamus Award - Winners - Best P. I. Hardcover Novel
... Estleman Sugartown 1986 Sue Grafton "B" Is for Burglar 1987 Jeremiah Healy The Staked Goat 1988 Benjamin Schutz A Tax in Blood 1989 John Lutz Kiss 1990 Jonathan Valin ...
Sue Grafton - In Popular Culture
... sits by Tony's bedside in the hospital, reading Sue Grafton's "G" Is for Gumshoe ... In the "Local Ad" episode of The Office, Phyllis goes to a Sue Grafton book signing at the mall to try to get her to be in the Dunder-Mifflin Scranton branch commercial ... After waiting in line, Phyllis meets Grafton, only to be rebuffed by her ...
Santa Teresa (fictional City) - Sue Grafton
... In the 1980s, the writer Sue Grafton began using a fictional Santa Teresa as the setting for her novels featuring her lead character Kinsey Millhone ... Millhone is the protagonist of Grafton's ongoing "alphabet mysteries" series of novels ... Grafton chose the setting as a tribute to Macdonald, an acknowledged influence ...

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