Author Sue Grafton died December 30, 2017 of cancer. The 77 year old began her popular Kinsey Milhone detective series with A is for Alibi, published in 1982.
Her daughter said Grafton was adamant that the Milhone series never be made into movies or TV and that no ghost writer would touch her character. The family says the alphabet now ends in Y.
Z is for Zero was slated to come out in 2019, but Grafton had not started the work yet and her husband says she didn’t have an idea she liked yet either.
Read her full obituary here.
Grafton will be removed from the Scott County Library System Bestseller Club, but her A-Y mysteries are available on the shelves.