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Breckenridge Public Library LEL (Text) 33500013386925 New Available -
Climax Public Library LEL (Text) 33500013386933 New Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781250170279
  • ISBN: 1250170273
  • Physical Description: 294 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Flatiron Books, 2021.

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General Note:
Series information from Goodreds.com.
Summary, etc.:
"Nikki Griffin, a private-investigator when she isn't running her small bookstore, is on a case. The matriarch of one of the wealthiest San Francisco families has been defrauded by a con-man, and her furious son enlists Nikki to find the money. And find the con-man. Nikki isn't a fan of men who hurt women. Her secret mission, born of revenge and trauma, is to do everything she can to remove women from dangerous situations-and to punish the men responsible. As Nikki follows the trail toward the con-man, she realizes that no one involved is telling her the whole truth. When the case overlaps with her attempt to protect a woman in trouble, and Nikki's own life is put in danger, Nikki has to make terrible choices about who to save-and how to keep herself alive"-- Provided by publisher.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2021 March #1
    Lelchuk's Save Me from Dangerous Men (2019) introduced Nikki Griffin, a bookstore owner who's also a private detective—one who turns the tables on abusers. In this second book in the series, Griffin turns to glamour as a disguise when she's hired to expose a possible con man who is in a relationship with a wealthy elderly woman. But when the con man himself becomes a victim, Griffin's grittier skills are brought into play as she fights her way through San Francisco's criminal underbelly. A minor plotline involves a child sidekick who's too young to be credible in the role, but otherwise fans of the first book or of hard-boiled women detectives in general will relish this heroine's latest outing, especially given that Lelchuk's writing is more nuanced and atmospheric than that found in hard-boiled mysteries of old. Those who followed the grisly antics of TV's Dexter are another audience, though Griffin's work is happily less gory than Dexter's. A fine choice for mystery collections. Copyright 2021 Booklist Reviews.
  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2021 March #1
    Lelchuk's Save Me from Dangerous Men (2019) introduced Nikki Griffin, a bookstore owner who's also a private detective—one who turns the tables on abusers. In this second book in the series, Griffin turns to glamour as a disguise when she's hired to expose a possible con man who is in a relationship with a wealthy elderly woman. But when the con man himself becomes a victim, Griffin's grittier skills are brought into play as she fights her way through San Francisco's criminal underbelly. A minor plotline involves a child sidekick who's too young to be credible in the role, but otherwise fans of the first book or of hard-boiled women detectives in general will relish this heroine's latest outing, especially given that Lelchuk's writing is more nuanced and atmospheric than that found in hard-boiled mysteries of old. Those who followed the grisly antics of TV's Dexter are another audience, though Griffin's work is happily less gory than Dexter's. A fine choice for mystery collections. Copyright 2021 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

S. A. Lelchuk holds a master's degree from Dartmouth College and lives in Berkeley, California. Lelchuk’s first novel, Save Me from Dangerous Men, was a Kirkus Reviews Best Mysteries & Thrillers of the Year, Booklist The Year’s Best Debut Crime Novels, and one of USA Todays Best-reviewed Titles of the Year.

Subject: Women private investigators > California > San Francisco > Fiction.
Women booksellers > Fiction.
Booksellers and bookselling > Fiction.
Vigilantes > Fiction.
Women > Crimes against > Fiction.
Rich people > Crimes against > Fiction.
Swindlers and swindling > Fiction.
San Francisco (Calif.) > Fiction.
California > Fiction.
FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense.
FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Women Sleuths.
FICTION / Mystery & Detective / Private Investigators.
Genre: Mystery fiction.
Suspense fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.
Thrillers (Fiction)

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