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Publisher Comments:

It’s April 1988, a month before Kinsey Millhone’s thirty-eighth birthday, and she’s alone in her office catching up on paperwork when a young man arrives unannounced.  Michael Sutton is twenty-seven, an unemployed college dropout. More than two decades ago, a four-year-old girl disappeared, and a recent newspaper story about her kidnapping has triggered a flood of memories. Sutton now believes he stumbled on her lonely burial and could identify the killers if he saw them again. He wants Kinsey’s help in locating the grave and finding the men. It’s way more than a long shot, but he’s persistent and willing to pay cash up front. Reluctantly, Kinsey agrees to give him one day of her time.

But it isn’t long before she discovers Sutton has an uneasy relationship with the truth. In essence, he’s the boy who cried wolf. Is his story true, or simply one more in a long line of fabrications?

Moving effortlessly between the 1980s and the 1960s, and changing points of view as Kinsey pursues witnesses whose accounts often clash. Gradually, we come to see how everything connects in this twisting, complex, surprise-filled thriller. And as always, at the beating heart of her fiction is Kinsey Millhone, a sharp-tongued, observant loner who never forgets that under the thin veneer of civility is a roiling dark side to the soul.

Synopsis:

Sue Grafton's smash Kinsey Millhone series continues with this taut mystery. Kinsey takes the case of a long-forgotten death, and the truth is hard to find. "Grafton . . . gleefully sets about breaking every cardinal rule of the mystery novel." Los Angeles Times Book Review

About the Author

Sue Grafton lives in Montecito, California, and Louisville, Kentucky. Most recently, she was named a Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780739323182
Publisher:
Random House Audio
Subject:
General
Read by:
Kaye, Judy
Read:
Kaye, Judy
Author:
Grafton, Sue
Author:
Kaye, Judy
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Women Sleuths
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Edition Description:
Five CD
Abridged:
Y
Publication Date:
20091201
Binding:
CD-audio
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Dimensions:
6.04x5.12x1.18 in. .37 lbs.
Media Run Time:
360

Related Subjects

Audio Books » Fiction and Poetry » General
Audio Books » Fiction and Poetry » Mystery and Horror
Fiction and Poetry » Mystery » A to Z

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Product details pages Random House Audio - English 9780739323182 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Sue Grafton's smash Kinsey Millhone series continues with this taut mystery. Kinsey takes the case of a long-forgotten death, and the truth is hard to find. "Grafton . . . gleefully sets about breaking every cardinal rule of the mystery novel." Los Angeles Times Book Review
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