Maybe I just read one too many mystery books in my time and I just got tired of them. I also am not drawn to books with the same characters, but different plots over and over again. Sue Grafton was one of those writers who dedicated her life to a single character and a single fictional universe, and one of those writers who was so successful for so long she became part of the cultural wallpaper, in a sense.
Her detective novels are wildly popular, especially her ... Sue Grafton changed the face of fictional hardboiled private eyes with the introduction of Kinsey Milhone, a Southern California private investigator who is savvy, irreverent "Grafton, Sue ." American Women Writers: A Critical Reference Guide from Colonial Times to the Present . .