Grafton, Sue

Grafton, Sue

(1940–  ) writer; born in Louisville, Ky. She studied at the University of Louisville (B.A. 1961). Based in Santa Barbara, Calif., she was married three times, and worked as a screenwriter while writing successful detective novels. Her popular work features Kinsey Millhone, a no-nonsense private detective, as seen in her alphabetical series, "A " Is for Alibi (1982), and "B " Is for Burglar (1985).