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A Is for Alibi - Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 1 Summary

The book, A is for Alibi, by Sue Grafton is a murder mystery featuring private investigator, Kinsey Millhone, in her debut role. Kinsey Millhone is a private investigator working in the modern-day town of Santa Teresa, California. She is approached by a woman who wishes for Kinsey to find her husband's real killer. The woman is Nikki Fife and it is her husband who was killed. Nikki has just spent eight years in prison for a murder she claims not to have committed. The story unfolds as Kinsey investigates an eight-year-old murder thinking that the trail has long grown cold, and becomes deeply involved in dangerous events that might possibly put Kinsey's own life in jeopardy.

A is for Alibi opens with Kinsey Millhone returning to her office for a camera to find Nikki Fife waiting for Kinsey outside of her office door...

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