Deadlock is a detective novel by Sara Paretsky told in the first person by private eye (Vic) V. I. Warshawski. Plot[edit]. Vic goes to the Chicago port to find out. 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. About Deadlock. When Chicago Black Hawks hockey legend Boom Boom Warshawski slips off a wharf and drowns in Lake Michigan, his private-eye cousin.

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That part, the police stubbornness, felt really contrived. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Praetsky 1 – 10 of 19 books. I’s path are not really important. Vic goes to the Chicago port to find out about her cousin Boom Boom’s death.

The author was given an award by the Friends of American Writers for the book. Warshawski offers a thrill a minute as the murders pile up and Vic herself is in the crosshairs of unknown bad guys.

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

High on that list is tangling with Chicago political bosses. Paretsiy Book Industry Professional. I lived thru that era of sexism, and I also made reactionary decisions dsadlock I wouldn’t have otherwise made, but I’m not sure if that really is well described for contemporary audiences. I didn’t like that VI slept with the guy who can barely control his temper. The setting and plot is a little unusual which kept my interest. He broke up with her, she went off to college, he started driving trucks for Bagby Haulage.

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And what about local ballet-star Paige Carrington, who claims to have been Boom Boom’s true love. I read A LOT. Here is where my one little quibble with the story lies. All in all a fast paced whodunit.

Very telling of the sexism in the era when this was written is that Paretsly makes impulsive decisions, sometimes countering her own original wisdom, as reactions to the sexist treatment she receives from the cops. Maybe it is because she is sassy, maybe it is because it is set in Chicago or maybe it is her weakness for Black Label. Jul 02, Jim Remsen added it. Jul 18, Torimac rated it really liked it.

Warshawskistarring Kathleen Turner in the title role. Warshawski, Sara Paretsky did more than anyone to change the face of contemporary women’s fiction. Vick deadkock to experience it all first hand and I was worried she would be injured enough for a hospital!

Paretsky has written a novel in which a great deal is stripped bare, including Warshawski’s innermost anxieties about herself, producing a narrative as gripping as it is emotionally deadock.

The saara part of my confusion and a huge part of the mystery about shipping and legality. But one thing I do appreciate in these books is that the men that come across V.

She believes that Boom Boom was killed. I liked that the dead guy’s name was Boom Boom.


With Book 1, I noted that sometimes I had to turn down the volume during the shouting scenes. I enjoyed the book as much this time around as I did the first time. Obviously this is a discrepancy if he was murdered 7 years earlier.

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Boom Boom grew up to be an ice hockey hero, and Vic a private eye. More books by Sara Paretsky. As such, she enlists someone in the business to explain the finer details. Feb 27, Donna rated it really liked it Shelves: Can not wait for next deadlck.

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Unfortunately, the dearth still remains, but I still do appreciate that V. Using this website means you are okay with this but you can find out more and learn how to manage your cookie choices here.

There was a problem adding your email address. V I Ddeadlock made her stunning debut twenty-five years ago in Indemnity Only – this is the second V I novel, newly available from Hodder paperbacks. But, undaunted, she follows the the trail a rather arbitrary one to a Canadian port city, boarding a freight-ship just in time to survive a mid-lock explosion.

I was rooting for her to hook up with the British insurance agent.

I am glad to know there are more of these. Please provide an email address. It saga to keep me mildly entertained while driving me crazy at the same time. Written thirty years ago,it seemed stale.

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