Before Kinsey Millhone, Sharon McCone and V.I. Warshawski, there was Delilah West, the sensitive, gutsy and resourceful private eye who shattered the boundaries of mystery fiction…
When thirty-year-old Janet Valek dashes off to some small desert town and doesn’t come back, her worried family hires PI Delilah West to check up on her. Delilah gladly accepts the mundane case. Delilah is still reeling from hunting down her husband’s killer and has buried herself in routine cases ever since. The more routine the better. But it turns out that Janet has vanished and when corpses start turning up, Delilah fears Janet may be in a shallow grave…and discovers that there are people who’d like to put the tenacious PI in one, too.
Shamus Award nominee, and recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Private Eye Writers of America.
The final four novels in the incredible Delliah West series by Maxine O'Callaghan, winner of the Private Eye Writers of America Lifetime Achievement Award
It's tough times for P.I. Delilah West. She kills a mass shooter at a shopping mall, is hired by a twelve year-old to find his missing Dad...and then she and her wealthy boyfriend's teenage daughter are taken hostage by a brutal kidnapper. But Delilah's troubles are only just beginning...
Delilah West is hired to find a missing teenager, who may have witnessed the murder of her next-door neighbor and could be on-the-run from the killer...if the she isn't dead already.
One of the first of the modern women PIs and also one of the grittiest
Delilah does what she has to do to stay alive. Her luck isn't looking up yet, but she's back in the PI business and moving on strong. If you enjoy noir, you'll love this series.
Delilah makes an agreeable sleuth: a tough, determined woman whose life seems destined to go from bad to worse.
A scrappy, energetic heroine you’ll find yourself pulling for