A is For Alibi is a 1982 crime novel by Sue Grafton, the first in her "Alphabet" series. The novel follows detective Kinsey Millhone, who investigates the murder of Laurence Fife, for which his wife had been imprisoned. The investigation leads Kinsey to other murders of the same strange method (the poison oleander). Eventually the case is unravelled and she discovers that Scorsoni, a man whom she was involved with and who was Fife's business partner, is a murderer. In a confrontation on the beach she kills him.