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    Killing Orders, by Sara Paretsky  
 
  Novel, first publication in 1985
 
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      V.I.'s battleaxe Aunt Rosa is under investigation by the FBI and SEC after counterfeit stock certificates were found at St. Albert's Priory, where she serves as treasurer. As malicious as her aunt is, V.I. knows she's not dishonest, so V.I. vows to protect her from taking the fall. But V.I. starts questioning the strength of her family ties when a menacing voice on the phone threatens to throw acid into her eyes if she doesn't butt out. The stakes are high as she begins to sniff out a connection between Chicago's most powerful institutions: the Church and the Mob.

     
     
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  • V.I. Warshawski (#3)

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  • 20th Century
  • Chicago
  • Detectives - Sleuths - Pis - Bounty Hunter
  • FBI
  • Murders
  • Mystery
  • Thugs - Mob - Mafia - Crime Organizations - Gangs - Triads
  • U.S.A.
  • Women Sleuths

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