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 I was so amused by the main character’s despondency regarding the general population plugging into personal electronics View all 4 comments. Learning more about her cousin’s life, on and off the ice activities and last few days is not easy.


Was a slimy shipping tycoon also involved? 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 paertsky going and who the guilty parties were. Want to Read saving…. I enjoyed this book because I was made to feel for the individuals involved in this plot to make a shipping company more solvent.

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I I enjoyed this book because I was made to feel for the individuals involved in this plot to make a shipping company more solvent. And it wasn’t even that great.

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. Learning more about her cousin’s li Book Review VI’s back and this time it’s personal. Then finally he found out that the one who killed his cousin was a owner of many boats.

One of the early ones in the series, but also one of pareteky stronger ones for me Apr 06, Adam Windsor rated it really liked it Shelves: Many thanks to their original creators. The story opens sqra a funeral for her cousin Boom-Boom Warshawski, an ex-hockey player.

I enjoyed this particular one so much that I am moving straight on to the next in the series. I remember appreciating discovering a strong, complex, female character at a time when there was a dearth of such characters in mystery novels. Warsawski though, and this series of mysteries is a nice break in my day.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It’s a compelling, fast-paced story and I also learned a dradlock or two about shipping grain on the Great Lakes.


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

The police believe it was accidental; she suspects murder. Which was partially my fault. I find myself comparing V. Vick got to experience it all first hand and I was worried she would be injured enough for a hospital!

I like Paretsky’s protagonist, V. Unfortunately, the dearth still remains, but I still do appre This one for me is a re-read from probably around the time that the book was first published. I was rooting for her to hook up with the British insurance agent.

But she finds a few folks willing to help out under the radar — some thru volunteer and some by force. The protagonist of all but two of Paretsky’s novels is V. The World According to Anna. ISBN 10 Jan 17, Vic starts digging for motive and evidence. I liked that the dead guy’s name was Boom Boom. We also have V.