Deadlock (V. I. Warshawski) [Sara Paretsky] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. When Chicago Black Hawks hockey legend Boom Boom. 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, V. I. Warshawski’s second case, involves the huge Great Lakes shipping industry. Once again the subject is murder — this time the “accidental death”.

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I was so dedalock by the main character’s despondency regarding the general population plugging into personal electronics And under most circumstances I can figure my way around depending on how the character is reacting and how the author shares the information. Trivia About Deadlock V. Preview — Deadlock by Sara Paretsky. That was not an issue with this book. And it wasn’t even that great. No Max or Mr Contreras though. And that’s exactly the path VI sets off on once she’s convinced of foul play.

Although it appears like her cousin, Saara Boom Warshawski, a famous hockey player, slipped off the wharf, VI smells trouble lurking in the depths of his shallow grave. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The story opens with a funeral for her cousin Boom-Boom Warshawski, an ex-hockey player.

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From the Place in the Valley Deep in the Forest. It sometimes is hard to accept the death of a loved one and then when there are suspicious circumstances it makes it that much worse.

Here is where my one little quibble with the story lies. Partesky also balances a fair amount of grittiness in the book again often not seen with a female protagonist with the humanness of V.

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Find a book you’ll love, get our newsletter name email. Warshawski, a female private investigator.

VI mysteries are hard to put down. Nice to see that Lotty was there from the beginning. I I was so amused by dexdlock main character’s despondency regarding the general population plugging into personal electronics Was a slimy shipping tycoon also involved?

It’s a c Book two in the adventures of private detective V. I was a little surprised at the body count for this book, but that just keeps me on my toes.

Then finally he found out that the one who killed his cousin was a owner of many boats. I liked how Sue Grafton portrays Kinsey’s interaction with the police better. I liked that the dead guy’s name was Boom Boom.

Ceadlock think that this book is a really good book because I can see that the details were very clear about everything and I also like the ending.

This was a strong follow-up to the first in series and helped be part of the launch for this series to the pafetsky in the 80s and 90s. They will go into the category of fun paretdky cleanser. First the book review goes on Goodreads, and then I send it on over to my WordPress blog at https: It is also kind of funny to read books set in an era I can remember.

Once again am shocked by how much I really enjoyed book 2 in the V. Paretsky’s research into how Great Lakes shipping works is a fascinating backdrop for this murder mystery, and there’s enough badass women-can-do-it attitude and Chicago references to keep me happy although the geography of Lakeview according to this book is slightly different unless Lincoln Avenue has moved around.

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

She is able to put things together and I can honestly say that I loved that I was not able to guess where the story was going and who the guilty parties were. Warshawski offers a thrill a minute as the murders pile up and Vic herself is in the crosshairs of unknown bad guys. Be the first to discover new talent! I find locks fascinating and I was pretty excited to see Vick traveling through a major lock or two in this novel.


This book was about a private detective’s cousin died because of an accident but she doesn’t praetsky so. This page was last deadlocj on 12 Octoberat Vic seemed to get in quite a few scrapes in this one too and some of them seemed to be worse than the others.

Overused stereotypes, a ridiculous amount of commentary on clothes and food, and saar obvious criminal.

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A Journal of Detection is devoted to her work. It’s even better the second time through. Satisfying murder mystery that kept me guessing until near the end. Leave a comment and let me know what you think.

This novel has VI riding on ships in the Great Lakes and investigating the shipping industry. I’m planning to try to see pictures online deadock real life versions of those events, but i’m not sure if I’ll follow thru.

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. One of the early deavlock in the series, but also one of the stronger ones for me