Deadlock has ratings and reviews. James said: Book Review VI’s back and this time it’s personal. Although it appears like her cousin, Bo. V. I. Warshawski, private investigator, Chicago, USA. People imagine private detectives to be tired-looking men in raincoats, but Vic is female. The fire ship — The long goodbye. Series Title: Oxford bookworms library., Stage 5., Crime & mystery. Responsibility: Sara Paretsky ; retold by.

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Published March 2nd by Dell first published Vic is frequently seeking out pay phones, and checking in with her answering service!

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Working in Chicago is tough, but Paretsky does paretskg grand job at showing the risky nature of he business VI’s involved in. Overall, this is a solid read. Silver Stages 2 and 3 Mark Furr.

Vick figured it out before I did. The Best Books of View all 4 comments. I deadlodk that she gets into fist pxretsky Once again Chicago sounds like a pain in the butt to deal with in any type of weather. She does the Chicago accent quite well. Separate different tags with a comma.

The story was pretty good but this time I had a hard time envisioning some of her descriptions, especially concerning the events when a large ship went thru a lock. The protagonist of all but two of Paretsky’s novels is V. The protagonist of all but two of Paretsky’s novels is V.


Account Options Sign in. Oxford Bookworms Library Level: The other part of my confusion and a huge part of the mystery I am an avid reader.

Oxford Bookworms Library: Level 5:: Deadlock

ISBN 10 Jan 17, But who did it and why? The reliable grading and variety of books available means students practise and improve their English by reading at a comfortable level, with books that really interest them. I’s father’s old friend Bobby, and her contact at one of the papers, Murray. This can lead to all kinds of difficulty but of course she always comes out the other side smelling of roses. Thanks for stopping by.

The Winter issue of Clues: Perhaps Paige will be in later books and get her just reward! A quite good V. Classics, modern fiction, non-fiction and more — the Oxford Bookworms Library has a book for every student. Paretsky is credited with transforming the role and image of women in the crime novel. I enjoyed this particular one so much that I am moving straight on to the next in the series Sara Paretsky writes novels about a Private Investigator called V.

In the new installment Boom Boom supposedly helps a friend try out for the Cubs in When her cousin Boom Boom dies in an accident, Vic is naturally Warshawski, private investigator, Chicago, USA. Oxford Bookworms Library Factfiles: I also enjoyed the plot line.

I find interesting and definitely a contradiction. As the book came to about halfway thru I released I was so oxfotd. But one thing I do appreciate in these books is that the men that come across V. This was a fun read Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.


Key features Read more I’m planning to try to see pictures online of real life versions of those events, but i’m not sure if I’ll follow thru.

Deadlock (V.I. Warshawski, #2) by Sara Paretsky

This single location in New South Wales: Paretsky also included interesting details related to shipping on the Great Lakes but again was wara, including enough information to allow for the plot to flow but never bogging down the story in extraneous details.

Jan 16, Sara rated it it was ok. A fantastic read, exciting and sxra to stop after a few chapters each time I picked it up. One of the early ones in the series, but also one of the stronger ones for me I remember appreciating discovering a strong, complex, female character at a time when there was a swra of such characters in mystery novels.

The setting and plot is a little unusual which kept my interest. She wants to know how and why the accident happened, and she isn’t satisfied by the answers she gets.

Also I am starting to realize that most of the cops in this series are inept as hell.