Short-tempered and defensive–“ornery,” according to the cop whom she warily lets into her bed–Chicago private detective V.I. Warshawski abruptly shakes off. Guardian Angel (V. I. Warshawski) [Sara Paretsky] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. When a neighboring eighty-year-old dog owner turns. Author Sara Paretsky Biography: Sara Paretsky is the author of twenty books, including the renowned V. I. Warshawski novels. Named Grand Master by the.

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Refresh and try again. Jun 14, Kathi rated it liked it Shelves: Trivia About Guardian Angel V So, she calls up her dearest friend, Lotty, and asks to switch cars with hers never even stopping to think that her friend while driving her car could end up being badly hurt, gkardian of course she does.

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Contreras can’t bear this insult to his man-hood and insists he can walk Peppy with no problems. This is the seventh book in the Warshawski series and was published in She has reached a new understanding with Bobby Mallory thank goodness and though she’s alone, she’s still focused on parftsky independent.


One has to do with an paretxky woman who falls in her home and is hospitalized–resulting in neighbors having her dogs put to sleep and attempting to gain control of her life. I do like though that more people called Vic out on her crap. The first couple of VI books were hard to take. This character we have met before, and This was such a great book.

Also suitable for light afternoon reading.


And of course despite any faults they are all totally readable. Our heroine–more short-fused and meanmouthed than ever–winds up a job well clone angfl no major injuries, a new lover, and a heavy case of introspection. By that I mean, no matter how horrible the person, if V.

It’s pretty straightforward plot told in pretty straightforward first person prose. It is a changing neighborhood with an influx of residents with more money who are fixing up their houses and making the old-timers a little out of place.

Other books in the series. The whole thing comes together in an atmospheric jumble of personal testimony and polemic that swings along so engagingly it would be easy to miss the extraordinary confession she slips into the opening chapter. Like some of the companies she investigates, her finances are somewhat mysterious.


When Hattie slips in her bath and is rushed unconscious to the hospital, V. Suspense rarely flags in a Paretsky novel. Parker’s Little White Lies.

And what’s a reader to do when you’re concerned about a character you love? Warshawski’s eclectic personality defies easy categorization. And an older neighborhood lady falls at home and is hospitalized, seemingly convenient to people who want to clean up the area to bring in newer homes.

Guardian Angel

Leave a comment and let me know what you think. And sata seems like it might carry forward into future books in the series. I will have no problems with moving on to the next book as soon as possible.

It explores many different themes we are all faced with or hear about in modern life today such as: In this story Mr.

When elderly neighbor Mr. She has fallen and injured herself. I enjoyed the book. A neighbor down the street Mrs.