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P Is For Peril

Sue Grafton

Dr. Dowan Purcell had been missing for nine weeks when Kinsey got a call asking her to take on the case. A specialist in geriatric medicine, Purcell was a prominent member of the Santa Theresa medical community, and the police had done a thorough job. Purcell had no known enemies and seemed content with his life. At the time of his disappearance, he was running a nursing care facility where both the staff and the patients loved him. He adored his second wife, Crystal, and doted on their two-year-old son. It wasn't Crystal who called Kinsey. It was Purcell's ex-wife, Fiona. Everything about their meeting made Kinsey uneasy. Fiona's manner was high-handed and her expectations unrealistic. Kinsey's instincts told her to refuse the job, yet she ended up saying, "I'll do what I can, but I make no promises." It was a decision she'd live to regret. Pursuing the mysterious disappearance of Purcell, Kinsey crashes into a wall of speculation. It seems everyone has a theory. The cops think he went on a bender and is too ashamed to come home. Fiona is sure he ran off to get away from Crystal, and Crystal is just as sure he's dead. The staff at the nursing home is convinced he's been kidnapped, and one of his daughters, having consulted a psychic, is certain that he's trapped in a dark place, though she doesn't know where. Kinsey is awash in explanations and sorely lacking in facts. Then pure chance leads her in another direction, and she soon finds herself in a dangerous shadow land, where duplicity and double-dealing are the reality and, with the truth glinting elusively out of reach, she must stake her life on a thin thread of intuition. P Is for Peril: Kinsey Millhone's latest venture into the darker side of the human soul.

Dr. Dowan Purcell had been missing for nine weeks when Kinsey got a call asking her to take on the case. A specialist in geriatric medicine, Purcell was a prominent member of the Santa Theresa medical community, and the police had done a thorough job. Purcell had no known enemies and seemed content with his life. At the time of his disappearance, he was running a nursing care facility where both the staff and the patients loved him. He adored his second wife, Crystal, and doted on their two-year-old son. It wasn't Crystal who called Kinsey. It was Purcell's ex-wife, Fiona. Everything about their meeting made Kinsey uneasy. Fiona's manner was high-handed and her expectations unrealistic. Kinsey's instincts told her to refuse the job, yet she ended up saying, "I'll do what I can, but I make no promises." It was a decision she'd live to regret. Pursuing the mysterious disappearance of Purcell, Kinsey crashes into a wall of speculation. It seems everyone has a theory. The cops think he went on a bender and is too ashamed to come home. Fiona is sure he ran off to get away from Crystal, and Crystal is just as sure he's dead. The staff at the nursing home is convinced he's been kidnapped, and one of his daughters, having consulted a psychic, is certain that he's trapped in a dark place, though she doesn't know where. Kinsey is awash in explanations and sorely lacking in facts. Then pure chance leads her in another direction, and she soon finds herself in a dangerous shadow land, where duplicity and double-dealing are the reality and, with the truth glinting elusively out of reach, she must stake her life on a thin thread of intuition. P Is for Peril: Kinsey Millhone's latest venture into the darker side of the human soul.
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Dr. Dowan Purcell had been missing for nine weeks when Kinsey got a call asking her to take on the case. A specialist in geriatric medicine, Purcell was a prominent member of the Santa Theresa medical community, and the police had done a thorough job. Purcell had no known enemies and seemed content with his life. At the time of his disappearance, he was running a nursing care facility where both the staff and the patients loved him. He adored his second wife, Crystal, and doted on their two-year-old son. It wasn't Crystal who called Kinsey. It was Purcell's ex-wife, Fiona. Everything about their meeting made Kinsey uneasy. Fiona's manner was high-handed and her expectations unrealistic. Kinsey's instincts told her to refuse the job, yet she ended up saying, "I'll do what I can, but I make no promises." It was a decision she'd live to regret. Pursuing the mysterious disappearance of Purcell, Kinsey crashes into a wall of speculation. It seems everyone has a theory. The cops think he went on a bender and is too ashamed to come home. Fiona is sure he ran off to get away from Crystal, and Crystal is just as sure he's dead. The staff at the nursing home is convinced he's been kidnapped, and one of his daughters, having consulted a psychic, is certain that he's trapped in a dark place, though she doesn't know where. Kinsey is awash in explanations and sorely lacking in facts. Then pure chance leads her in another direction, and she soon finds herself in a dangerous shadow land, where duplicity and double-dealing are the reality and, with the truth glinting elusively out of reach, she must stake her life on a thin thread of intuition. P Is for Peril: Kinsey Millhone's latest venture into the darker side of the human soul.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Judy Kaye

Length:

11h 40m


Chapters

Free Sample

03:40

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

03:42


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

03:28


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

04:01


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

04:01


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

04:31


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

03:45


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

03:49


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

03:46


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

03:28


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

03:18


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

04:24


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

04:15


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

04:18


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

05:30


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

04:37


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

03:53


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

03:47


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

02:54


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

03:52


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

03:51


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

03:13


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

04:01


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

03:49


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

03:44


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

03:08


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

04:48


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

04:01


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

03:09


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

03:27


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

03:49


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

03:24


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

03:43


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

04:32


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

03:46


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

02:13


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

04:16


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

03:40


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

04:03


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

04:14


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

04:21


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

03:24


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

03:14


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

04:48


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

03:49


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

03:59


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

03:57


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

04:18


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

02:09


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

03:43


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

03:41


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

04:04


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

03:46


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

03:42


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

03:48


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

04:13


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

02:37


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

03:16


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

03:25


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

04:52


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

03:08


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

03:45


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

04:30


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

04:59


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

02:43


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

04:02


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

03:48


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

03:20


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

04:20


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

04:25


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

02:20


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

04:16


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

03:50


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

03:24


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

03:46


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

03:02


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

03:19


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

03:35


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

04:42


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

03:44


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

04:05


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

04:22


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

05:07


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

03:57


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

03:27


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

03:27


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

04:19


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

03:31


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

02:13


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

02:57


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

04:13


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

03:14


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

04:19


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

03:30


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

04:01


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

04:35


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

04:12


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

02:36


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

04:24


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

03:33


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

04:54


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

04:01


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

04:04


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

02:52


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

04:31


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

03:17


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

05:06


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

04:43


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

03:57


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

04:03


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

03:52


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

03:46


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

02:27


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

04:30


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

04:24


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

04:53


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

03:39


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

03:45


Chapter 118
Chapter 118

02:29


Chapter 119
Chapter 119

03:30


Chapter 120
Chapter 120

04:16


Chapter 121
Chapter 121

04:26


Chapter 122
Chapter 122

03:06


Chapter 123
Chapter 123

03:17


Chapter 124
Chapter 124

03:57


Chapter 125
Chapter 125

03:10


Chapter 126
Chapter 126

03:51


Chapter 127
Chapter 127

02:31


Chapter 128
Chapter 128

03:50


Chapter 129
Chapter 129

03:42


Chapter 130
Chapter 130

03:51


Chapter 131
Chapter 131

03:41


Chapter 132
Chapter 132

03:29


Chapter 133
Chapter 133

03:36


Chapter 134
Chapter 134

04:38


Chapter 135
Chapter 135

04:47


Chapter 136
Chapter 136

03:41


Chapter 137
Chapter 137

03:20


Chapter 138
Chapter 138

04:30


Chapter 139
Chapter 139

03:31


Chapter 140
Chapter 140

04:02


Chapter 141
Chapter 141

03:49


Chapter 142
Chapter 142

04:16


Chapter 143
Chapter 143

04:51


Chapter 144
Chapter 144

04:28


Chapter 145
Chapter 145

03:41


Chapter 146
Chapter 146

04:36


Chapter 147
Chapter 147

03:44


Chapter 148
Chapter 148

04:04


Chapter 149
Chapter 149

04:39


Chapter 150
Chapter 150

03:59


Chapter 151
Chapter 151

04:24


Chapter 152
Chapter 152

04:01


Chapter 153
Chapter 153

03:37


Chapter 154
Chapter 154

04:04


Chapter 155
Chapter 155

03:07


Chapter 156
Chapter 156

03:59


Chapter 157
Chapter 157

02:48


Chapter 158
Chapter 158

04:17


Chapter 159
Chapter 159

03:31


Chapter 160
Chapter 160

04:09


Chapter 161
Chapter 161

04:10


Chapter 162
Chapter 162

03:28


Chapter 163
Chapter 163

02:26


Chapter 164
Chapter 164

03:06


Chapter 165
Chapter 165

05:13


Chapter 166
Chapter 166

04:20


Chapter 167
Chapter 167

04:06


Chapter 168
Chapter 168

04:20


Chapter 169
Chapter 169

04:16


Chapter 170
Chapter 170

04:08


Chapter 171
Chapter 171

04:02


Chapter 172
Chapter 172

03:41


Chapter 173
Chapter 173

04:29


Chapter 174
Chapter 174

04:06


Chapter 175
Chapter 175

03:45


Chapter 176
Chapter 176

03:37


Chapter 177
Chapter 177

04:11


Chapter 178
Chapter 178

03:44


Chapter 179
Chapter 179

03:47


Chapter 180
Chapter 180

03:24


Chapter 181
Chapter 181

04:07


Chapter 182
Chapter 182

04:18