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Obsidian Blue

Government drone by day and book lover and geek girl by night!

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Jay Coles
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Jasmine Guillory
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Justina Ireland
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Fire Sale

Fire Sale - Sara Paretsky

This one was pretty enjoyable.

 

We have VI dealing with being forced to volunteer (voluntold) as a basketball coach at her old high school.

 

Not only does she have to deal with girls who are in gangs and others who are trying to raise kids, she gets pulled into a family dispute among the rich when she goes looking for donations to help with equipment, uniforms, and other essentials for the team.

 

I also like how Paretsky works in VI's long term romance with her boyfriend Morello at this point. I liked we get to see VI making it work with someone and also becoming jealous when a colleague (female) from his times overseas comes to stay. We have a lot of interesting characters in this one and though I found some of the things that happened implausible (hence the 4 stars) I really did enjoy this one.