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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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Partesky in the s in Chicago, Vick Warshawski is a private detective. That part, the police stubbornness, felt really contrived. ISBN 10 Jan 17, Jul 29, Sara rated it it was ok. A quite good V.

Learning more about her cousin’s li Book Review VI’s back and this time it’s personal. My only critique would be I think this could have been a little shorter. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. This was a fun read Warshawski novel in which V I investigates the death of her cousin, Boom Boom who was a famous hockey player. I am looking forward to re-reading others in the series and reading those that I have not yet read.

Vick got to experience it all first hand and I was worried she would be injured enough for a hospital!

However I took a stab at listening to this one on audio. Very telling of the sexism in the era when this was written is that Vic makes impulsive decisions, sometimes countering her own original wisdom, as reactions to the sexist treatment she receives from the cops. And finally there’s a long-drawn-out series of confrontations–one of them featuring more shipboard violence–between V. I didn’t like that VI slept with the guy who can barely control his temper.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Vic seemed to get in quite a few scrapes in this one too and some of them seemed to be worse than the others.

DEADLOCK by Sara Paretsky | Kirkus Reviews

Then, as she tries to steer safely out of traffic, the steering wheel spins loosely in her hands. And now V I Warshawski would like to know how, exactly, her cousin died.

I read A LOT. The problem is several clues are pointing to murder – a enigmatic phone call, strange rumors being passed around by Boom Boom’s new co-workers at Eudora Gr Loved it. 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. And I prefer to read with an actual book in my hands. Warshawskistarring Kathleen Turner in the title role. I was rooting for her to hook up with the British insurance agent.

She did community service work on the south side of Chicago in and returned in to work there. The police believe that this ex- Black Hawks hockey player died in an accident. All written content is my original creation and copyrighted to me, but the graphics and images were linked from other sites and belong to them.

Everyone else thinks the death was accidental but V I is not convinced. Learning more about her cousin’s life, on and off the ice activities and last few days is not easy. Trivia About Deadlock V. Working in Chicago is tough, but Paretsky does a grand job at showing the risky nature of he business VI’s involved in. I cant say it was predictable or stunningly original, but I really enjoyed it and would read more of the V.


Aug 20, Helen rated it really liked it Shelves: There she ferrets out her cousin’s killer — but nearly gets painted out of the picture — permanently! I enjoyed this particular one so much that I am moving straight on to the next in the series. We also have V. It’s even better the second time through. V I Warshawski made her stunning debut twenty-five years ago in Indemnity Only – this is the second V I novel, newly available from Hodder paperbacks.

Paige is a beautiful dancer that was having a secret romance with Boom-Boom.

Apr 20, Connie rated it really liked it. It is also kind of funny to read books set in an era I can remember.


With Book 1, I noted that sometimes I had to turn down patetsky volume during the shouting scenes. 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. Apr 10, Leonard rated it really liked it.