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Inspector Lynley Series

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Detective Inspector Thomas "Tommy" Lynley, 8th Earl of Asherton and Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers are with New Scotland Yard.Some of the Inspector Lynley mysteries have been adapted for television.
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A Great Deliverance
Elizabeth George - May 01, 2007 (first published in 1988)
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To this day, the low, thin wail of an infant can be heard in Keldale's lush green valleys. Three hundred years ago, as legend goes, the frightened Yorkshire villagers smothered a crying babe in Keldale Abbey, where they'd hidden to escape the ravages of Cromwell's raiders.Now into Keldale's pastoral web of old houses and older secrets comes Scotlan...
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Blood In Babylon
Blake Banner - Jul 08, 2019
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Detective John Stone of the NYPD heads up the 43rd’s cold case unit, in the Bronx. In a place like the Bronx you get a lot of cold cases. So Stone has one golden rule for investigating a case: it must have some remote chance of being solved. So what made him choose the Al’ Chester case, the sixty year-old schizophrenic murdered on his birthday, twe...
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Payment in Blood
Elizabeth George - Sep 04, 2007 (first published in 1989)
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The career of playwright Joy Sinclair comes to an abrupt end on an isolated estate in the Scottish Highlands when someone drives an eighteen-inch dirk through her neck. Called upon to investigate the case in a country where they have virtually no authority, aristocratic Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and his partner, Detective Sergeant Barbara H...
Book 3
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Well-Schooled in Murder
Elizabeth George - Sep 04, 2007 (first published in 1989)
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When thirteen-year-old Matthew Whately goes missing from Bredgar Chambers, a prestigious public school in the heart of West Sussex, aristocratic Inspector Thomas Lynley receives a call for help from the lad’s housemaster, who also happens to be an old school chum. Thus, the inspector, his partner, Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers, and forensic sci...
Book 4
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A Suitable Vengeance
Elizabeth George - Sep 04, 2007 (first published in 1991)
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Award-winning author Elizabeth George gives us an early glimpse into the lives of Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley, forensic scientist Simon Allcourt-St. James, and Lady Helen Clyde in a superlative mystery that is also a fascinating inquiry into the crimes of the heart. Lynley, the eighth earl of Asherton, has brought to Howenstow, his family hom...
Book 5
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For the Sake of Elena
Elizabeth George - Apr 15, 2008 (first published in 1992)
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Elena Weaver was a surprise to anyone meeting her for the first time. In her clingy dresses and dangling earrings she exuded a sexuality at odds with the innocence projected by the unicorn posters on her walls. While her embittered mother fretted about her welfare from her home in London, in Cambridge—where Elena was a student at St. Stephen's Coll...
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Missing Joseph
Elizabeth George - Apr 15, 2008 (first published in 1993)
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Deborah and Simon St. James have taken a holiday in the winter landscape of Lancastershire, hoping to heal the growing rift in their marriage. But in the barren countryside awaits bleak news: The vicar of Wimslough, the man they had come to see, is dead—a victim of accidental poisoning. Unsatisfied with the inquest ruling and unsettled by the close...
Book 7
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Playing for the Ashes
Elizabeth George - May 06, 2008 (first published in 1994)
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"The story begins with my father, actually, and the fact that I'm the one who's answerable for his death.It was not my first crime, as you will see, but it is the one my mother couldn't forgive."In her astonishing New York Times bestseller, acclaimed author Elizabeth George reveals the even darker truth behind this startling confession. Playing for...
Book 8
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In the Presence of the Enemy
Elizabeth George - May 06, 2008 (first published in 1996)
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Hailed as the "king of sleaze," tabloid editor Dennis Luxford is used to ferreting out the sins and scandals of people in exposed positions. But when he opens an innocuous-looking letter addressed to him at The Source, he discovers that someone else excels at ferreting out secrets as well.Ten-year-old Charlotte Bowen has been abducted, and if Luxfo...
Book 9
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Deception on His Mind
Elizabeth George - Mar 20, 2009 (first published in 1997)
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Balford-le-Nez is a dying seatown on the coast of Essex. But when a member of the town's small but growing Asian community, is found dead on its beach, his neck broken, sleepy Balford-le-Nez ignites. Working solo, without her long-time partner Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley, Sergeant Barbara Havers must probe not only the mind of a murderer and ...
Book 10
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In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner
Elizabeth George - Mar 20, 2009 (first published in 1999)
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A theatrical producer shoots himself on the night of his greatest triumph. A young woman camping on the Derbyshire moors is bludgeoned to death. A motorcyclist is found stabbed to death in the center of an ancient henge. Is there a connection? Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley is on the case, but recently demoted Constable Barbara Havers isn't abou...
A Traitor to Memory by Elizabeth George
A Place of Hiding by Elizabeth George
With No One as Witness by Elizabeth George
What Came Before He Shot Her by Elizabeth George
Careless in Red by Elizabeth George
This Body of Death by Elizabeth George
Believing the Lie by Elizabeth George
Just One Evil Act by Elizabeth George
A Banquet of Consequences by Elizabeth George
The Punishment She Deserves by Elizabeth George
How to Hide an Empire by Daniel Immerwahr
Something to Hide by Elizabeth George