ue Grafton, that alphabetically able author, is back with her 16th bestseller, P is for Peril. Kinsey Millhone, a hard-working, no-nonsense, private investigator, given the appropriate no-nonsense voice here by Judy Kaye, has been a star since this series started in 1982 with A is for Alibi. Kinsey lives and works in St. Theresa, California, and rarely turns down a job. When a prominent doctor goes missing and his acerbic, tightfisted ex-wife asks Kinsey to look into his disappearance, she takes the job only to find herself in the middle of a muddled multi-family mess, with the added attractions of a current, glamorous wife and her troubled teenaged daughter. As Kinsey is fitting the pieces of this puzzle together, her own situation starts slipping south as a pair of brothers start hitting on her one with lust in his heart, the other with murder. Remember, "L" is for listening.

Sukey Howard reports each month on spoken word audio.

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