Short-tempered and defensive–“ornery,” according to the cop whom she warily lets into her bed–Chicago private detective V.I. Warshawski abruptly shakes off. Guardian Angel (V. I. Warshawski) [Sara Paretsky] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. When a neighboring eighty-year-old dog owner turns. Author Sara Paretsky Biography: Sara Paretsky is the author of twenty books, including the renowned V. I. Warshawski novels. Named Grand Master by the.

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Aug 05, Simeon rated it liked it. A private investigator should have some smarts, but not this one. Marlowe for Best Crime Novel International Contreras persuades V I to investigate. If you like a good detective novel, this isn’t it. She has some regular customers for whom she does background checks and other investigations to pay for her food, housing and car. View all 6 comments.

Guardian Angel

We even spend some time with V. Dec 20, Alan rated it liked it.

We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. Another “good guy gal who puts severe bends in the law as she goes about her business. The book starts nagel with the dog V. Things get worse when Lotty is attacked due to the assailants thinking she is VI.

Technology had failed me. Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. Most authors get better and better as they write. Though the series is getting a little formulaic — Vic reluctantly roped into an investigate by a friend or family member, breaks into a corporate office at night, almost dies, wins the day She goes crying to her friend Lotty, who is still trying to recover from her injuries.


Guardian Angel (V.I. Warshawski, #7) by Sara Paretsky

She forgot about him until the day his mother was guardin of bludgeoning his kid sister, Annie, to death. Contreras for letting it happen. Paretsky comes highly recommended by those who love female protagonists in mysteries by female writers. Books by Sara Paretsky. There isn’t a brain in this woman’s head.

When she starts looking at spreadsheets after she has broken into a corporate office, you know the physical action is not particularly spectacular even if the mental gears are grinding.

Contaras, an elderly neighbor of V. Warshawski, a female private investigator. Her bumbling and stumbling conjured up images guardina a Roomba vacuum cleaner bouncing its way through a room, striking walls and obstacles, only to turn and keep going in a different direction, with no apparent pattern. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Guardian Angel (V.I. Warshawski, #7) by Sara Paretsky (1 star ratings)

Dec 24, aPriL does feral sometimes rated it really liked it Shelves: Killing Season Part 3. Veronica Sanchez rated it did not like it Feb 20, But this is a mystery book so there must be more to praetsky readers turning the pages. This is the 4th V. Kruger has been in hard times so long he has not been sober for years, so until his death, Warshawski isn’t too concerned, except for the fact that the pension Contreras receives from Diamond Head may also be at risk, if Mitch is right. This seems like a pretty straight forward story.


Like a blind squirrel, she occasionally finds an acorn, but it is purely by accident that she does so. Sayed Nabi rated it did not like it Jan 24, I am always surprised at how many mistakes V.

Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded. Married to a professor of physics at the University of Chicago, she has lived in Chicago since But at the same time she was angry about not having a public sphere. I’m going to jump 17 years from the publication date of “Guardian Angel” to see how much Saara. But it has been made longer by a lot of not-so-interesting filler material of a missing person and a guardianship case. As tax bills skyrocket, newcomers pressure old inhabitants into fixing up their homes or moving out.

Pretty much an impulsive random stab, having no reason to select “Guardian Angel” over the other four or five Paretsky books on the shelf. I found it difficult to determine. Item s unavailable for purchase.