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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (10,065 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Sue Grafton Narrator: Judy Kaye Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Kinsey Millhone Alphabet Mysteries Release Date: October 2002 ISBN: 9780739301241
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A Kinsey Millhone mystery. . .

She was a "Jane Doe," an unidentified white female whose decomposed body was discovered near a quarry off California's Highway 1. The case fell to the Santa Teresa County Sheriff's Department, but the detectives had little to go on. The woman was young, her hands were bound with a length of wire, there were mulitple stab wounds, and her throat had been slashed. After months of investigation, the case remained unsolved.

That was eighteen years ago. Now, the two men who found the body, both nearing the end of long careers in law enforcement, want one last shot at the case. Old and ill, they need someone to do the legwork for them, and they turn to Kinsey Millhone. They will, they tell her, find closure if they can just identify the victim. Kinsey is intrigued by the challenge and agrees to work with them.

But revisiting the past can be a dangerous business, and what beings with the pursuit of Jane Doe's real identity ends in a high-risk hunt for her killer. Download and start listening now!

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  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Suzanne | 2/20/2014

    " I haven't read a Sue Grafton in about 5 years, but I picked up Q, R and S in a used books store and after starting Q, I remember why I had read A through P...The main character, Kinsey Millhone, is so interesting. She's a Private Investigator in Santa Teresa, California and she is ultra cool in every way I like: smart as a whip, energetic, relaxed about the details of daily living, her own person in every situation (or laughing at herself for not being herself), unaffected, I could go on and on. I guess I've never been a big fan of the churned out mystery series, but this one keeps me coming back just to see if Kinsey Millhone is still living on peanut butter and pickle sandwiches and taking care of her octogenerian landlord's plants when he's away. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Debbie Barney | 2/7/2014

    " Am hugely enjoying these "alphabet" mysteries and can't really understand why it took me so long to hear about them! Started being able to sort of figure out who-done-it at "M is for Malice" and that's pretty exciting for me as I've always been completely hoodwinked by mystery writers. Sue's a lot of fun and comes out with some real zingers in each book. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Darcy | 2/5/2014

    " I think this is my favorite so far. I haven't been a fan of the family angle that the series has gone towards with Kinsey, but this time around I liked that aspect. But my favorite was Kinsey with Lt. Dolan and Det. Stacey. These 2 "old" me were so cantankerous with each other and Kinsey that I found myself laughing a lot. They mystery of the book was fairly easy to figure out as soon as all the players were introduced. I hope Dolan and Stacey continue to make appearances. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Victoria | 2/5/2014

    " Love the Sue Grafton books. I've read all of them A-Q. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Chanel | 2/1/2014

    " So - here's the thing: I listened to this book on CD - and the old man voices made my crazy. And of this series - this was the first one that I couldn't really care about the characters. I finished it, but only because I wanted to have "read" them all - not because I was enjoying it. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Sharal Hunter | 1/30/2014

    " Decent installment that is actually based on a true unsolved crime. I enjoyed the sparring between Lt. Doyle and Detective Olyphant. They remind me of "The Odd Couple." "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jonathan Templeton | 1/29/2014

    " Yet another in the Kinsey series. Not my favorite. It takes a while to get going, but the plot gets Kinsey out of town, which is always good. Some interesting developments with her personal relationships - friend and family only, alas, still no love for Kinsey! I had the pleasure of Meeting Ms. Grafton a few weeks ago, and found her delightful. WIll continue reading her hooks till the very end. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Liz S. | 1/27/2014

    " I was specially touched by the fact that this book is based on a real life unsolved crime. As always a fun adventure with entertaining dialogue and story line. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Eatcelery | 1/20/2014

    " I like any of the sue grafton novels "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Nranger7 | 1/20/2014

    " One of my favorites of the Kinsey Millhone series. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Ann Freeman | 1/18/2014

    " Enjoyable detective story, murder mystery. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Kricket | 1/10/2014

    " in which kinsey teams up with con dolan & stacey oliphant to solve an 18 year old murder. jane doe's body was dumped near kinsey's estranged grandmother's home. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jerrica | 1/7/2014

    " It was a good story, but kind of slow and difficult to read....not giving up on the series though. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lisa | 12/31/2013

    " This is my first Sue Grafton but it won't be my last. Thoroughly enjoyed this book, Kinsey has a sense of humor I can relate to. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Ivy | 12/25/2013

    " I listen to all my books, and between the reader and the author it was impossible to keep in mind who was speaking in conversational dialogue. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Scarlett | 11/17/2013

    " Have enjoyed all of her alphabet mysteries. Will be very sad when she reaches Z. Can we start numbers? "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Barbara | 3/15/2013

    " No resolution of the story. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Stephanie M | 1/22/2013

    " I got this book from a friend and read it, and now want to start from the beginning and get to know Kinsey better. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Christine | 9/9/2012

    " I enjoyed Dolan and Stacey working with Kinsey on this case. I like that things are not what they seem, nor are the people surrounding the case or the reason why they murder. I hope one day the real Jane Doe gets her true name back. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Thom Walton | 8/12/2012

    " Fun read as always, interesting family history of Kinsey. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jonathan Snowden | 7/9/2012

    " Part of my recent survey of mystery fiction. This book is several years old, but this is where I left the series and seemed a good place to return. Kinsey is much the same and while the end came a bit abruptly, this was solid genre fiction. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Ann | 5/11/2012

    " Kinsey is asked to investigate the discovery of a Jane Doe in a Quarry. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Molly Luby | 12/31/2011

    " Ok, that's enough with the Sue Grafton interlude. Phew! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Darla | 9/26/2011

    " It has been awhile since I read one of Grafton's books and I enjoyed it. Have a couple more I want to read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 notgettingenough | 9/14/2011

    " What a stark contrast 'P' and 'Q' make, having read these back to back. The former is no more than a business-like version of her model, whereas the latter is so much better. Read to the end of 'Q' to find out why, I wouldn't want to spoil it by explaining it here! "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Mishka | 8/8/2011

    " Really enjoy this series, even if I am not able to read them in order. I have three more on my Nook from the library. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Margiek2000 | 5/24/2011

    " Such a delightful character is Kinsey, with her quirky ways! Love her!! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Marissa | 5/1/2011

    " This was a great addition to the series. Kinsey works with two old buddies from the police department to solve an almost 20-year old murder of a Jane Doe. The mystery is fantastic, and the new developments in Kinsey's personal life are fascinating. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Jerrica | 4/11/2011

    " It was a good story, but kind of slow and difficult to read....not giving up on the series though. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 April | 4/1/2011

    " Kinsey and her friends spend way too much time eating junk food, but the solved yet another one. I find of thought the villain was whom it turned out to be, even if there were more possibilities. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Lisa | 3/2/2011

    " This is my first Sue Grafton but it won't be my last. Thoroughly enjoyed this book, Kinsey has a sense of humor I can relate to. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Harriet | 2/20/2011

    " Although rather formulaic as her books often are, it was still very engaging. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Laurie | 2/18/2011

    " I've read a few of the "Alphabet" series but not in order. Good read. I probably would have enjoyed more if i started at "A" and worked my way through the series. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Kara | 2/4/2011

    " listened to.

    Another great book! "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 John | 2/1/2011

    " Better than the last one, but not as good as the rest. This is more of a 3 1/2 star book. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kathryn | 1/26/2011

    " Another good Kinsey Millhone mystery. This one was about a body found in a quarry - Jane Doe. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 Thenerdmom | 12/31/2010

    " I read all the books in this series. They are nothing earth-shattering and after reading a few, you can see the formula. But I like the Kinsey character and they are easy and fun to read. "

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About the Author
Author Sue Grafton

Sue Grafton is a New York Times bestselling author published in twenty-eight countries and twenty-six languages. She began her alphabet series in 1982, and they have become international bestsellers, with readership in the millions. Like Raymond Chandler and Ross Macdonald, Grafton has earned new respect for the mystery form. Readers appreciate her buoyant style, her eye for detail, her deft hand with character, her acute social observances, and her abundant storytelling prowess. She has been named a Grand Master by the Mystery Writers of America and is a recipient of the Ross Macdonald Literary Award.

About the Narrator

Judy Kaye is a singer and actress best known for her long runs in Broadway musicals, including The Phantom of the Opera, Ragtime, and Mamma Mia! In 2012, she earned a Tony Award for her performance in the Broadway musical Nice Work If You Can Get it. She has also appeared in numerous plays and operas and has won three AudioFile Earphones Awards.