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Graf ton, like many detective fiction writers, builds her novels around a series character, to whom she refers as her alter-ego.

Grafton intends to take Kinsey Millhone all the way through the alphabet, producing a novel a year, although the timescale of the novels means that Millhone does not age synchronically with her author. O Is for Outlaw is a departure from its predecessors in that so much of the focus is on a matter very close to Millhone personally. Speaking in a forum on the Barnes & Noble Web site, the author, when asked why she has left it until now to reveal details concerning Magruder, lays the cause at the feet of her character: "the cranky Ms. Millhone rules the roost around here." In this same discussion, Grafton states that she is not consciously altering or developing the character of Millhone as the series...

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