her most eagerly anticipated novel yet, New York Times
bestselling author Elizabeth George brings back Scotland Yard’s
Thomas Lynley to investigate a ruthless crime.
Scotland Yard’s Thomas Lynley returns to investigate what may be a
After the senseless murder of his wife, Detective Superintendent
Thomas Lynley turned in his badge and walked away from Scotland
Yard. Returning to his home in Cornwall, he has spent weeks hiking
the cliff-side trails of the Cornish coast, trying to cope with the
painful memories associated with her loss.
But the past will not let go. On a lonely stretch of coastline,
Lynley discovers the body of a young man. Thus begins a quest to
unmask a clever and ruthless murderer. But this time, Lynley’s not
in charge. He’s a witness—and possibly even a suspect. The local
detective leading the investigation soon figures out that Lynley can
help. So can his former associate Barbara Havers, whom Scotland Yard
sends to Cornwall, ostensibly to assist in the investigation, but
unofficially to check up on Lynley and possibly win him back to the
Elizabeth George is the New York Times bestselling author of
fourteen novels of psychological suspense, one book of nonfiction,
and two short-story collections. Her work has been honored with the
Anthony and Agatha awards, the Grand Prix de Littérature Policière,
and the MIMI, Germany’s prestigious prize for suspense fiction. She
lives on Whidbey Island in Washington State.
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DISCUSS "CARELESS IN RED" AND "THE INSPECTOR LYNLEY MYSTERIES"
Elizabeth was recently caught on video, discussing her new novel,
CARELESS IN RED, as well as the recent interpretations of her
characters and novels for television. She offers new insights into
her characters and her feelings concerning the television series. To
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