"P" Is for Peril

"P" Is for Peril
"P" Is for Peril  
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Cover of the book "P" is for Peril by Sue Grafton.
Author(s) Sue Grafton
Country United States
Language English
Series Alphabet Mysteries
Genre(s) Mystery
Publisher G. P. Putnam's Sons
Publication date 2001-06-04
Media type Print (Hardcover)
Pages 320 pp[1] (first edition)
ISBN 9780399147197
OCLC Number 45207913
Dewey Decimal 813/.54 21
LC Classification PS3557.R13 P3 2001
Preceded by "O" Is for Outlaw
Followed by "Q" Is for Quarry

"P" Is for Peril is the sixteenth novel in Sue Grafton's "Alphabet" series of mystery novels. The novel focuses on the disappearance of Dr. Dowan Purcell, a nursing home administrator and doctor at Pacific Meadows Nursing Home,[1][2] and features Kinsey Millhone, a private eye based in Santa Teresa, California.[3] The novel is set in 1986.[4]


  1. ^ a b "It's no mystery that Sue Grafton's latest novel - 'P is for Peril' - is a best seller". The Sacramento Bee: p. E1. 2001-07-05. 
  2. ^ Codgill, Oline H. (2001-07-12). "This time, P is for pleasure". South Florida Sun-Sentinel. 
  3. ^ Henry, Andrea (2001-06-07). "Fact and fiction: Is Sue taking the P?; The A List's book reviewer gives her verdicts". The Mirror (London, England). 
  4. ^ Chapman, Art (2001-06-01). "'P Is for Peril,' by Sue Grafton". Fort Worth Star-Telegram. 

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