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By Sue Grafton

Thirty-four years in the past, Violet Sullivan wear her celebration finery and left for the once a year Fourth of July fireworks demonstrate. She was once by no means visible again.
 
In the small California city of Serena Station, tongues wagged. a few stated she'd run off with a lover. a few stated she used to be murdered through her husband.   
But for the not-quite-seven-year-old daughter Daisy she left at the back of, Violet's absence hasn't ever been defined or forgotten.
 
Now, thirty-four years later, she desires the solace of closure.
 
In S is for Silence, Kinsey Millhone's 19th expedition into the realm of suspense and misadventure, S is for surprises as Sue Grafton takes a complete new method of telling the story. And S is for magnificent: Kinsey and Grafton at their top.

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Who wishes suggestion? i may use a few comedian aid. ” “Maybe she capability what she says; she wishes respiring room. ” “Not an opportunity. She should have been making plans this for months, ready until eventually we moved earlier than she decreased the increase. ” He smoked in silence, leaning opposed to the door at the driver’s part whereas I leaned opposed to the fender close to him, either one of us staring at the group skinny round the barbeque. Like a proficient therapist, I allow the silence expand, brooding about what he’d provide in terms of filling it in. i used to be near to to get antsy and bounce into the breech myself, while he spoke up. “Here’s whatever I by no means informed someone approximately Violet. this is often minor, yet it’s weighed on my brain. The evening she disappeared? I observed the auto. ” I didn’t examine him for worry of breaking the spell. “Where? ” “Off New reduce street. This was once lengthy after darkish. there has been highway building happening so every little thing was once torn up. I’d been riding round for hours, extra depressed than I’ve ever been in my existence. other than might be now,” he additional, drily. i'll consider the hairs cross up alongside the again of my neck, yet I didn’t are looking to push. “What was once she doing? ” “I didn’t see her. simply the Bel Air. I figured she was once having automobile trouble…like perhaps she’d run out of gas…but I didn’t provide a shit. i presumed, she’s so clever, enable her determine it out herself. Later, whilst I heard she was once long past, I must have pointed out it to the law enforcement officials. firstly, I didn’t imagine it used to be proper, and later, I apprehensive it is going to seem like I’d had whatever to do with it. ” “‘It’? ” “Whatever occurred to her. ” “Why you? ” “For seen purposes. I’d misplaced my task as a result of her and that i was once frustrated. ” “Weird. If she’d run out of fuel, you’d imagine the pump jockey might have noticeable her on the station back. ” “Well, yeah. i assumed probably some other person had obvious the auto, yet no one ever acknowledged. It used to be means out within the boonies, yet I nonetheless can’t think i used to be the one person who noticed it. whilst the sheriff’s division didn’t get a hold of whatever, i made a decision to go away it on my own. ” “And you’ve by no means instructed a person? ” “Kathy,” he stated. “This was once when we have been married. I don’t think in protecting secrets and techniques and it me much. So one evening I’d had an excessive amount of to drink and that i blurted it out. She didn’t imagine it was once an incredible deal. She instructed me to ignore it and that’s what I did. The detective had already talked to me once or twice, related method he was once chatting with all people else, yet he by no means requested while I’d obvious her final and that i didn’t volunteer. ” “And the automobile used to be simply sitting there? ” “Right. perhaps fifteen, twenty yards off the facet of the line. i'll see it in my headlights, undeniable as day. ” “You’re yes it used to be hers? ” “Positive. there has been just one love it within the county. She’d been riding it round because the minute Foley gave it to her. completely, it was once hers. ” “Had she had a flat tire? ” “That’s attainable. I didn’t see a flat, however it might have been that. might have been whatever. ” “Was the engine idling or off? ” “Off and the headlights have been off. the line used to be fairly tough, and I’d slowed to a cease, aspiring to flip round.

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