V. I. Warshawski

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In this gripping adventure - the first V.I. Warshawski mystery - America’s top private eye is tossed into a dangerous adventure when a seemingly straightforward assignment becomes complicated and deadly.

Hired by a man who calls himself John Thayer, V.I.’s assignment is to find Thayer’s son Peter’s missing girlfriend. But when V.I. finds young Peter’s dead body instead, her client disappears. Her efforts to track down her client and learn his true identity take her deep into a labyrinth of fraud and violence.

By the time V.I. figures out the answers she is in a race to find the missing young woman - before the murderers do.

©1991 Sara Paretsky (P)2011 Brilliance Audio, Inc.
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  • Volume 1 de la série

    • Indemnity Only

    • De : Sara Paretsky
    • Lu par : Susan Ericksen
    • Durée : 8 h et 43 min
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    In this gripping adventure - the first V.I. Warshawski mystery - America’s top private eye is tossed into a dangerous adventure when a seemingly straightforward assignment becomes complicated and deadly. Hired by a man who calls himself John Thayer, V.I.’s assignment is to find Thayer’s son Peter’s missing girlfriend. But when V.I. finds young Peter’s dead body instead, her client disappears.

    Prix : 17,95 €

  • Volume 2 de la série

    • Deadlock

    • A V.I. Warshawski Mystery, Book 2
    • De : Sara Paretsky
    • Lu par : Susan Ericksen
    • Durée : 10 h et 28 min
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    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” of Boom-Boom Warshawski, an ex-hockey star and V. I.’s beloved cousin, who fell - or was pushed - off a rain-slicked pier on Chicago’s busy waterfront. Convinced that Boom-Boom was in fact killed because of information he had uncovered about criminal doings on the shipping lines, V. I. begins a long and frustrating search for her cousin’s murderer.

    Prix : 26,93 €

  • Volume 3 de la série

    • Killing Orders

    • V. I. Warshawski #3
    • De : Sara Paretsky
    • Lu par : Susan Ericksen
    • Durée : 9 h et 43 min
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    Killing Orders, V.I. Warshawski’s third adventure, starts when her great-aunt Rosa summons the detective to her cold suburban home. Rosa made V.I.’s childhood miserable and the detective resents the command to help her aunt prove she didn't embezzle five million dollars from a local Dominican priory.

    Prix : 26,93 €

  • Volume 4 de la série

    • Bitter Medicine

    • V. I. Warshawski #4
    • De : Sara Paretsky
    • Lu par : Susan Ericksen
    • Durée : 9 h et 46 min
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    Chicago private eye V.I. Warshawski knows from the start that Consuelo Alvarado's baby is trouble. Consuelo is 16. Diabetic. And the daughter of a friend. When she goes into labor too early, even V. I.'s wild drive to get her to the hospital can't save either Consuelo or her child.

    Prix : 18,60 €

  • Volume 5 de la série

    • Blood Shot

    • V.I. Warshawski, Book 5
    • De : Sara Paretsky
    • Lu par : Susan Ericksen
    • Durée : 12 h et 40 min
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    V.I. Warshawski isn't crazy about going back to her old south Chicago neighborhood, but a promise is something she always keeps. Caroline, a childhood friend, has a dying mother and a problem - after 25 years she wants V.I. to find the father she never knew. But when V.I. starts probing into the past, she not only finds out where all the bodies are buried - she stumbles onto a very new corpse. Now she's stirring up a deadly mix of big business and chemical corruption that may become a toxic shock....

    Prix : 26,93 €

  • Volume 6 de la série

    • Burn Marks

    • V. I. Warshawski, Book 6
    • De : Sara Paretsky
    • Lu par : Susan Ericksen
    • Durée : 13 h et 58 min
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    Elena, V.I. Warshawski’s derelict aunt, reenters her niece’s life at three in the morning. Burned out of her SRO hotel, Elena has turned to V.I. for a place to stay. V.I. vows that it will be a short visit and uses some old political contacts to find Elena a room. When V.I. is hired to investigate the fire at the hotel, her aunt disappears, and her aunt’s young friend is found dead at a construction site. V.I. is warned off the case by both a high-ranking police officer and a major Chicago developer - who also happens to be a close friend of the chairman of the Cook County Board.

    Prix : 26,93 €

  • Volume 7 de la série

    • Guardian Angel

    • V. I. Warshawski, Book 7
    • De : Sara Paretsky
    • Lu par : Susan Ericksen
    • Durée : 14 h et 50 min
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    Racine Avenue is going upscale — bad news for hand-to-mouth residents like V. I. Warshawski. As tax bills skyrocket, newcomers pressure old inhabitants into fixing up their homes or moving out. To the yuppies on the block the worst eyesore belongs to old Hattie Frizell, whose yard is “returning to native prairie, complete with hubcaps.” Their block club wants her and her five dogs gone.V. I. and Hattie have a relationship of sorts: one of those five dogs gave V. I.’s dog Peppy an unwelcome litter.

    Prix : 26,93 €

    • Guardian Angel

    • V.I. Warshawski, Book 7
    • De : Sara Paretsky
    • Lu par : Liza Ross
    • Durée : 13 h et 36 min
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    V.I. Warshawski's Chicago neighbourhood is prospering. As it's out with the old and in with the new, long-term residents like elderly Hattie Frizell find themselves viciously under threat.... But that's not all that's troubling V.I. When the body of her neighbour's friend is found washed up in the Sanitary Canal, her investigations lead her to uncover a world of corporate conspiracy and political corruption involving some of Chicago's most prestigious industrial players. And after several attempts on her life, it seems that this time, V.I. may have dug too deep....

    Prix : 19,58 €

  • Volume 8 de la série

    • Tunnel Vision

    • V. I. Warshawski, Book 8
    • De : Sara Paretsky
    • Lu par : Susan Ericksen
    • Durée : 17 h et 23 min
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    Stubbornness has landed private eye V.I. Warshawski in big trouble at her Chicago office. With her grand old Loop building set to be razed, she's become a hold-out tenant amid frayed wiring and scary, empty corridors. Then she finds a homeless woman with three kids in the basement, and before she can rescue them, they disappear. Worst of all, she's been implicated in a murder - after the body of Deirdre Messenger, a prominent lawyer's wife, turns up sprawled across her desk.

    Prix : 26,93 €

    • Tunnel Vision

    • V.I. Warshawski, Book 8
    • De : Sara Paretsky
    • Lu par : Liza Ross
    • Durée : 15 h et 35 min
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    The discovery of a destitute family in her office basement leads V.I. Warshawski to homeless charity Home Free. But the organisation's frosty reception gives V.I. cause for concern, especially when one of its board members is then found murdered, sprawled across her desk.... Taking on the case, V.I. uncovers a framework of domestic abuse and fraud which spreads across the whole of Chicago, as well as into the abandoned tunnels beneath the city streets - where more dark secrets have been buried....

    Prix : 19,58 €

  • Volume 9 de la série

    • Hard Time

    • A V.I. Warshawski Novel
    • De : Sara Paretsky
    • Lu par : Jean Smart
    • Durée : 12 h et 51 min
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    What secrets hide behind the razzle-dazzle of the entertainment industry? V.I. Warshawski is about to find out. Her friend, reporter Murray Ryerson, has just landed a plum job as host of a Global Entertainment network television show. On her way home from the party celebrating the event, V.I. stops to help a woman lying in the street. Her Good Samaritan act exposes dark truths, and suddenly V.I. finds herself playing a game she can only win by staying alive.

    Prix : 24,96 €

    • Hard Time

    • V.I. Warshawski 9
    • De : Sara Paretsky
    • Lu par : Liza Ross
    • Durée : 14 h et 11 min
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    While driving home after celebrating friend Murray Ryerson's big break into TV hosting, V.I. almost collides with a fatally wounded woman lying in the street. The deceased is Nicola Aguinaldo, former employee of security giant B.B. Baladine and recent prison runaway. Taking on the case, V.I. finds herself plunged into a sinister network of corruption that pits her against the police, the prison and the entertainment industry - with potentially lethal results.

    Prix : 19,58 €

  • Volume 10 de la série

    • Total Recall

    • De : Sara Paretsky
    • Lu par : Sandra Burr
    • Durée : 15 h et 52 min
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    In Total Recall, Sara Paretsky brings together several disparate plots in one gripping story. This powerfully suspenseful novel confronts the machinations of a vast and corrupt industry that trades on the victims of Nazi terrorism; the strange and dubious phenomenon of "recovered memory;" and a personal story that brings V. I. Warshawski into the long-buried past of her dearest friend and mentor, Dr. Lotty Herschel.

    Prix : 26,93 €

    • Total Recall

    • V.I. Warshawski, Book 10
    • De : Sara Paretsky
    • Lu par : Liza Ross
    • Durée : 16 h et 50 min
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    When V.I.'s close friend Lotty Herschel is approached by a man claiming to be a fellow Holocaust survivor, she's forced to recall a painful past she's tried desperately to forget. Coming to Lotty's aid, V.I. decides to investigate the mysterious stranger. But her findings lead to the exposure of something much darker involving an international conspiracy reaching all the way back to Nazi Europe - as well as a shocking truth which could potentially devastate her friend....

    Prix : 19,58 €

  • Volume 11 de la série

    • Blacklist

    • V. I. Warshawski, Book 11
    • De : Sara Paretsky
    • Lu par : Sandra Burr
    • Durée : 15 h et 37 min
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    This is a story of secrets and betrayals that stretch across four generations - secrets political, social, sexual, financial: all of them with the power to kill. Eager for something physical to do in the spirit-exhausting wake of 9/11, V.I. accepts a request from an old client to check up on an empty family mansion; subsequently surprises an intruder in the dark; and, giving chase, topples into a pond. Grasping for something to hold on to, her fingers close around a lifeless human hand.

    Prix : 26,93 €

    • Blacklist

    • V.I. Warshawski 11
    • De : Sara Paretsky
    • Durée : 10 h
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    During a routine stake-out of a major client's former home, V.I. stumbles upon something she didn't expect to find: a body. The police immediately dismiss the victim as a drunken intruder, but V.I. sees things differently. Hired by the dead man's family to investigate, V.I. is lead back to the blacklists of the McCarthy era as well as into the murky operations of modern American government. Stopping at nothing in her quest for justice, V.I. soon discovers the perilous cost of bringing dark secrets to light.... 

    • V.I. Warshawski 11
    • De : Sara Paretsky
    • Durée : 10 h
    • Date de publication : 05/09/2019
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    Prix : 19,58 €

  • Volume 12 de la série

    • Fire Sale

    • V. I. Warshawski, Book 13
    • De : Sara Paretsky
    • Lu par : Sandra Burr
    • Durée : 14 h et 38 min
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    V. I. Warshawski may have left her old South Chicago neighborhood, but she learns that she cannot escape it. When V. I. takes over coaching duties of the girls' basketball team at her former high school, she faces an ill-equipped, ragtag group of gangbangers, fundamentalists, and teenage moms, who inevitably draw the detective into their family woes.

    Prix : 18,70 €

    • Fire Sale

    • V.I. Warshawski, Book 12
    • De : Sara Paretsky
    • Durée : 10 h
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    A dangerous, depressed place reeking of bad memories, South Chicago is a neighbourhood private investigator V.I. Warshawski left a long time ago. But now she's back, drawn to the streets of her childhood once again to do a favour for a friend. It was never going to be easy - and when the mother of a local girl asks her to look into claims of sabotage at the factory where she works, V.I. quickly finds herself caught up in something far more sinister. 

    • V.I. Warshawski, Book 12
    • De : Sara Paretsky
    • Durée : 10 h
    • Date de publication : 05/09/2019
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    Prix : 19,58 €

  • Volume 13 de la série

    • Hardball

    • De : Sara Paretsky
    • Lu par : Susan Ericksen
    • Durée : 14 h et 38 min
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    When V. I. Warshawski is asked to find Lamont Gadsden, a man who's been missing for four decades, a search that she figured would be futile turns lethal. Old skeletons from the city's racially charged history, as well as haunting family secrets - her own and those of the elderly sisters who hired her - rise up to brush her back from the plate with a vengeance. To complicate matters, Petra, a young cousin whom V.I. has never met, arrives from Kansas City to work on a political campaign.

    Prix : 26,93 €

  • Volume 14 de la série

    • Body Work

    • De : Sara Paretsky
    • Lu par : Liza Ross
    • Durée : 14 h et 4 min
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    When V. I. Warshawski, the hardest-working of private eyes, goes out one night, a stranger is shot and dies in her arms. V.I. has been visiting Club Gouge, where a woman known as the Body Artist turns her naked body into a canvas for the audience to paint on. The show attracts all kinds of people, from Ukrainian mobsters and Iraq war veterans. A tormented young painter shows up too, and the intricate designs she creates drive one of the soldiers into a violent rage.

    Prix : 18,29 €

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