But this time, when two bodies are discovered in the shadow of the ancient circle of stones known as Nine Sisters Henge, it is clearly not a case for Mountain Rescue. And once again they come up against the icy realization that human relationships are often murderous. And that the blood that binds can also kill.
In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner - Calder moor is a wild and deadly place: many have been trapped in the myriad limestone caves, lost in collapsed copper mines, injured on perilous gritstone ridges. Now, determined to redeem herself in the eyes of her longtime partner, a disgraced Barbara Havers, as Lynley struggles to find out if Nicola's killer was an enemy of her father's or one she earned herself, crisscrosses London seeking information on the second murder victim.
To detective inspector thomas lynley, brought in to investigate by special request, this grisly crime promises to be one of the toughest assignments of his career. Each died violently. Each met death in a different fashion.
Deception on His MindBantam - But when a member of the town's small but growing Asian community is found dead near its beach, his neck broken, sleepy Balford-le-Nez ignites. And working solo, without her long-time partner detective Inspector Thomas Lynley, Sergeant Barbara Havers must probe not only the mind of a murderer and a case very close to her own heart, but the terrible price people pay for deceiving others.
. And themselves. Balford-le-nez is a dying seatown on the coast of Essex.
A Traitor to MemoryBantam - What brought eugenie davies to london on a rainy autumn night? why was she carrying the name of the man who found her body? who among the many acquaintances in her complicated and tragic life could have wanted her dead? And could her murder have some connection to a twenty-eight-year-old musical wunderkind, whose own domestic life is about to change radically, a virtuoso violinist who several months earlier suddenly and inexplicably lost the ability to play a single note?For Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley, these questions are only the first in an investigation that leads him to walk a fine line between personal loyalty and professional honor.
Assigned to the case by his superior, superintendent Malcolm Webberly, Lynley learns that Webberly's first murder investigation as a DI over twenty years ago involved Eugenie Davies and a sensational criminal trial. Someone struck her with a car and then deliberately ran over her body before driving off, leaving nothing behind but questions.
A Traitor to Memory - . Together, they must untangle the dark secrets and darker passions of a family whose history conceals the truth behind a horrific crime. When eugenie davies is killed by a driver on a quiet London street, her death is clearly no accident. Yet what is truly damaging is what Webberly already knows and no doubt wants Lynley to keep concealed.
Now the pressure is on Lynley to find Eugenie Davies' killer. For not only is he putting his own career into jeopardy, but he is also attempting to safeguard the careers of his longtime partners Barbara Havers and Winston Nkata.
In the Presence of the EnemyBantam Books - When a young girl vanishes in london without a trace, until Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and Sergeant Barbara Havers uncover a web of deception, betrayal, her MP mother becomes convinced that the kidnapper is the child's father, and death. Tour. 110, 000 first printing. 100, 000 ad/promo.
Playing for the Ashes Inspector LynleyBantam - Detective inspector thomas lynley, detective sergeant Barbara Havers, the Eighth Earl of Asherton, and his partner, encounter what seems to be a perfect crime as they investigate a fatal fire at an fifteenth-century cottage.85, 000 first printing. 85, 000 ad/promo.
A Place of HidingBantam - Forced as a child to flee the nazis in paris, brouard was engaged in his latest project when he died: a museum in honor of those who resisted the German occupation of the island during World War II. It is from this period of time that his murderer may well have come. James must delve into guernsey’s dark history—both past and present—and into the troubled psyche of someone who may have exacted retribution for the most unspeakable crime of all.
In a place of hiding, bestselling novelist Elizabeth George marks new territory in the darker landscapes of human relationships. An isolated beach on the island of guernsey in the English Channel is the scene of the murder of Guy Brouard, one of Guernsey’s wealthiest inhabitants and its main benefactor.
A Place of Hiding - . But there are others on guernsey with reason to want Guy Brouard dead: his wives, his current mistress, his business associates, the underprivileged teenagers he mentored—any of whom might have harbored a secret motive for murder. As family and friends gather for the reading of the will, Deborah and Simon St.
And behind all the lies and alibis, a killer is lurking. In order to bring this person to justice, the St. James find that seemingly everyone on the history-haunted island has something to hide. She tells a gripping, suspenseful story of betrayal and devotion, war and remembrance, love and loss.
This Body of Death: An Inspector Lynley NovelHarper - George explores her characters' dreams and fears with a penetrating grace that makes reading her books a joy. Washington post book World "Elizabeth George reigns as queen of the mystery genre. The lynley books constitute the smartest, most gratifyingly complex and impassioned mystery series now being published.
Entertainment weekly the spellbinding new inspector Lynley novel from Elizabeth George, New York Times bestselling author of Careless in Red and What Came Before He Shot Her.
Missing JosephBantam - 60, 000 first printing. When the vicar who has given her so much support is found dead, Deborah St. James begins a journey of personal discovery in order to find out who is responsible. 60, 000 ad/promo.
A Suitable Vengeance Inspector LynleyBantam - When a second death follows closely on the heels of the first, Lynley finds he can't help taking the investigation personally—because the evidence points to a killer within his own family. James in a case far outside their jurisdiction—and a little too close to home. 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, his family home, has brought to Howenstow, the young woman he has asked to be his bride. But the savage murder of a local journalist is the catalyst for a lethal series of events that shatters the calm of a picturesque Cornwall village and embroils Lynley and St.
With No One As Witness Thomas Lynley and Barbara Havers NovelsHarper - A juicy serial killer whodunit. Usa today“Delicately textured. Achingly compassionate. It’s one of george’s best, and that’s saying something. Seattle times the 13th novel in elizabeth george’s acclaimed, With No One as Witness is arguably the most riveting, New York Times bestselling Inspector Linley crime fiction series, shocking, and emotionally compelling of the lot.
. The hunt for a serial killer who has been murdering and mutilating young boys in London has Scotland Yard Detective Superintendent Thomas Lynley and his team of investigators racing to stop the slaughter, only to have the investigation nearly derailed by one devastating, truly game changing event. An american author, ” and her exceptional police procedurals rank with the best of ian rankin, one of only two Yanks whose crime novels have been adapted for the PBS TV series, George has been praised as “a master of the British mystery” by the New York Times, “Mystery, Peter Robinson, and Ruth Rendell.
Careless in RedHarper - The closest town, better known for its tourists and its surfing than its intrigue, seems an unlikely place for murder. In her most eagerly anticipated novel yet, Elizabeth George brings back Scotland Yard's Thomas Lynley to investigate a ruthless crime. After the senseless murder of his wife, Detective Superintendent Thomas Lynley retreated to Cornwall, where he has spent six solitary weeks hiking the bleak and rugged coastline.
. However, it soon becomes apparent that a clever killer is indeed at work, and this time Lynley is not a detective but a witness and possibly a suspect. The head of the vastly understaffed local police department needs Lynley's help, especially when it comes to the mysterious, though, secretive woman whose cottage lies not far from where the body was discovered.
Careless in Red - On the forty-third day of his walk, at the base of a cliff, Lynley discovers the body of a young man who appears to have fallen to his death. Published by Harper Collins. But no matter how far he walks, no matter how exhausting his days, the painful memories of Helen's death do not diminish. But can lynley let go of the past long enough to solve a most devious and carefully planned crime? 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 stated first edition 2008.