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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Ghost Country and Bleeding Kansas Everything was kind of obvious to me. Pages to import images to Wikidata. May 05, Susan rated it really liked it Shelves: As she probes and questions and interviews, people she talked to start having accidents that kill them.

Deadpock Max or Mr Contreras though.

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He broke up with her, she went off to college, he started driving trucks for Bagby Haulage. Other books in the series.

Paretsky also included interesting details related to shipping on the Great Lakes but again was judicious, including enough information to allow for the plot to flow but never bogging down the story in extraneous details. To get it, she goes to the yacht of a shipping magnate but is caught by the magnate while she is gathering evidence against him.

Once again am shocked by how much I really enjoyed book 2 in the V.


Visit Sara’s website, www. The story was great and really confusing. As the book came to about halfway thru I released I was so wrong. But she finds a few folks willing to help out deadlocl the radar — some thru volunteer and some by force. Also I am starting to realize that most of the cops in this series are inept as hell.


I am not the biggest fan of reported speech, and Paretsky sometimes indulges in it – but it’s always well done and well placed in the narration, so most times I am able to overlook it.

Apr 10, Leonard rated it really liked it. Close cookie policy overlay. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. When those errant judgements led to risky actions, I at first got frustrated with the plot being too contrived and thus predictablebut then remembered that it was actually realistic in the context of that era.

Here is where my one little quibble with the story lies. The Winter issue of Clues: Satisfying murder mystery that kept me guessing until near the end. I do enjoy a mystery series that can keep me guessing and surprised. Apr 20, Connie rated it really liked it.

That part, the police stubbornness, felt really contrived. To create an opportunity for V.

I enjoyed this particular one so much that I am moving straight on to the next in the series. Aug 22, Nancy rated it really liked it Shelves: I first read this ages ago, long enough to have forgotten many of the details. And now V I Warshawski would like to know how, exactly, her cousin died.

View all 3 comments. Written thirty years ago,it readlock stale. But knowing who did it was not easy, especially when she has very paaretsky background on the shipping docks and industry.


Many thanks to their original creators. And that’s exactly the path VI sets off on once she’s convinced of foul play.

Partesky also balances a fair amount of grittiness in the book again often not seen paretzky a female protagonist with the humanness of V. Maybe it is because she is sassy, maybe it is because it is set in Chicago or maybe it is her weakness feadlock Black Label. View all 4 comments. Warshawski 2 Sara Paretsky 3 Reviews Rated 0. It is also kind of funny to read books set in an era I can remember.

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

It’s important to me for you to know this next comment is not snark; it’s sincere. A quite good V. I like that she gets into fist fights Warshawskistarring Kathleen Turner in the title role. Warshawski 1 – 10 of 19 books. 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. We also have V. I am glad to know there are more of these.

Paige is a beautiful dancer that was having a secret romance with Boom-Boom. I’m not sure, but I enjoyed this book. A Collection of V. Vote in the poll and ratings. Return to Book Page.