• S is for Silence

  • A Kinsey Millhone Mystery
  • By: Sue Grafton
  • Narrated by: Judy Kaye
  • Length: 5 hrs and 59 mins
  • 4.2 out of 5 stars (144 ratings)

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S is for Silence

By: Sue Grafton
Narrated by: Judy Kaye
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Publisher's summary

Thirty-four years ago, Violet Sullivan put on her party finery and left for the annual Fourth of July fireworks display. She was never seen again.

In the small California town of Serena Station, tongues wagged. Some said she'd run off with a lover. Some said she was murdered by her husband.

But for the not-quite-seven-year-old daughter Daisy she left behind, Violet's absence has never been explained or forgotten.

Now, 34 years later, she wants the solace of closure.

Listen to an interview with Sue Grafton on The Bob Edwards Show. Don't miss the other titles in the Kinsey Millhone Alphabet Mystery Series.
©2005 Sue Grafton (P)2005 Random House, Inc. Random House Audio, a division of Random House, Inc.

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"This novel...presents strong character portrayals, a mosaic of motives, and a stunning climax" (Booklist)

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Solid alphabet murder plot. It was worth the wait.

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Love the ABC series

This is the 2nd time I’ve listened to this series narrated wonderfully by Judy Kaye. She does an outstanding job with character voices and inflections. I’ll have to seek out more audio books narrated by her. Sue Grafton has made each book stand on its own even though it follows Kinsey Millhone through several years. So sorry that Ms Grafton was not able to finish Y and Z. RIP Sue Grafton

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