In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner
An Inspector Lynley Novel: 9
By Elizabeth George
The ninth novel in the best-selling Inspector Lynley mystery series
When the body of Nicola Maiden, the daughter of a retired Scotland Yard undercover officer, is found near an unidentified body in the middle of a pre-historic stone circle in Derbyshire, Inspector Lynley is asked to lead the investigation into the deaths.
Lynley must get to the bottom of the crime without the assistance of his long-time partner Sergeant Barbara Havers following her demotion as a result of an internal investigation.
But Barbara Havers has plans of her own, and they involve the very case that Lynley is working on . . .
Elizabeth George is the author of highly acclaimed novels of psychological suspense. She won the Anthony and Agatha Best First Novel awards in America and received the Grand Prix de Littérature Policière in France. In 1990 she was awarded the prestigious German prize for international mystery fiction, the MIMI. Her novels have now been adapted for television by the BBC. An Edgar and Macavity Nominee as well as a New York Times and international bestselling author, Elizabeth George lives on Whidbey Island in the state of Washington. Visit Elizabeth's website at www.elizabethgeorgeonline.com
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02 Aug 2012
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A compelling mystery,intricately plotted, with multiple twists and a satisfyingly devious finale — The Times
She is a great storyteller. The totality is a big fat, satisfying book — Sunday Express
The multi-faceted surprise ending to the taut, suspenseful plot is the juiciest plum in this can't-put-down novel — Publishers Weekly