In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner

Author(s): Elizabeth George


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 ...


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'The multi-faceted surprise ending to the taut, suspenseful plot is the juiciest plum in this can't-put-down novel.' -- Publishers Weekly 'She is a great storyteller. The totality is a big fat, satisfying book.' -- Frances Fyfield, Sunday Express 'A compelling mystery,intricately plotted, with multiple twists and a satisfyingly devious finale. George is brilliant at juggling so many motives and so many suspects, keeping the reader enthralled, and coming up with such a clever solution.' -- Marcel Berlins, The Times 'George's nine best-selling novels of psychological suspense are burnished with the internationalism that is a result of dividing her time between California and London' -- The Times

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 Litterature Policiere 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

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  • : 9781444738353
  • : Hodder & Stoughton General Division
  • : Hodder Paperback
  • : July 2012
  • : 4.6 Centimeters X 13.3 Centimeters X 19.7 Centimeters
  • : United Kingdom
  • : September 2012
  • : books

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