Sue Grafton, Best-Selling Author Of Kinsey Millhone Alphabet Mysteries, Dies At 77

Author Sue Grafton, author of 25 mysteries featuring detective Kinsey Millhone, died Thursday at age 77. Grafton is seen here with a copy of her book R is for Ricochet in 2005.

Grafton wrote 25 page turners following the spunky female detective. “The alphabet now ends at Y,” her daughter wrote on Facebook.

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