By Sue Grafton
Even though enterprise has been sluggish in recent times for P.I. Kinsey Millhone, she's reluctant to tackle the case of finding Beverly Danziger's sister Elaine Boldt. it is a small topic that Beverly could be in a position to deal with herself. So why is she enlisting Kinsey's prone? Beverly claims she wishes Elaine's signature on a few records in order that she will be able to gather a small inheritance. however the entire affair does not sit down good with Kinsey. And if there is something she's realized in her line of labor, it is to constantly persist with your instincts… Kinsey's droop proves real while she starts her inquiries into Elaine's whereabouts and discovers that the horny widow was once final visible in a flashy lynx coat boarding a aircraft for Boca Raton. however the extra Kinsey searches for Elaine the extra questions she encounters. Is Elaine's disappearance tied in to the brutal homicide a number of months in the past of 1 of her bridge companions? And what occurred to Elaine's Persian cat who turns out to have additionally vanished?Things take a flip for the more severe whilst a stranger vandalizes the house of 1 of Elaine's associates and one other neighbor turns up murdered. together with her recognition and occupation at the line, Kinsey hazards all to discover a lacking girl and a killer who is ready within the shadows to strike back…
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I'll leave you my card. " "Hey, sure. " I took a card out of my wallet and put it on the table as I got up. " "Can you believe that? I mean, what's it to them? I've paid my rent. No parties, no loud music. I hang my laundry out and the manager comes unglued. Threw a fit. " She got to her feet and led me to the door. The caftan billowing out behind her made her seem like a larger woman than she was. As I went past the kitchen, I caught sight of some cardboard boxes stacked up near the sink. She turned and followed my gaze.
It was possible that Pat Usher was being straight with me when she claimed Elaine was in Sarasota, but I doubted it. In any event, I was anxious to get home and I slept like the dead until the plane reached LAX. When I got to the office at nine the next morning, I filled out a routine form for the Driver's License Records at the Department of Motor Vehicles in Tallahassee, Florida, and a second form for Sacramento on the off-chance that Elaine might have been issued a driver's license in her own name sometime in the last six months.
The balcony's not a drying rack and I told her as much. " "Can you tell me Pat's last name? Mrs. " "Oh. " I waited a moment. "I've got a pencil and paper," I said. "Oh. It's Usher. Like in a movie theater. She's sublet, she said. " I gave him my name again and my office number in case he wanted to get in touch. It was not a satisfactory conversation. Pat Usher seemed to be the only link to Elaine Boldt's whereabouts and I thought it essential to talk to her as soon as possible. I put in another call to Elaine's Florida number, letting it ring until I got annoyed with the sound.