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Posted: December 29, 2017

Best-selling author Sue Grafton dies at age 77


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Best-selling author Sue Grafton dies at age 77
LOS ANGELES - APRIL 23: Author Sue Grafton poses with a copy of her book 'R is for Ricochet' at the 10th annual Los Angeles Times Festival of Books at UCLA on April 23, 2005 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)

By Natalie Dreier, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

Best-selling author Sue Grafton’s battle with cancer has come to an end. 

Her daughter Jamie posted to her mother’s Facebook page that the author of the “alphabet series” of mystery novels died Thursday evening, WLKY reported.

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Jamie said Grafton was surrounded by her family and had been fine until a few days ago, but then her mother’s health went down quickly.

As for the future of the popular series of books, Grafton published “Y is for Yesterday” earlier this year. Jamie said that the series will not be finished after her mother’s death.

Jamie wrote, “as far as we in the family are concerned, the alphabet now ends at Y.”

Grafton was 77.


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