Author(s): Elizabeth George
A New York Times Bestselling AuthorA Lynley NovelInspector Thomas Lynley of Scotland Yard and the pugnacious and deeply loyal Sergeant Barbara Havers find themselves up against one of the most sinister murder cases they have ever encountered. Both a page-turner and a deeply complex story about the lies we tell, the lies we believe, and the redemption we need, this novel will be remembered as one of George's best.
The best plotter in the mystery game, [her] elegant literate flow puts many Brits to shame * Time Out * She writes extremely well, plots brilliantly and reaches an emotional level deeper than most * The Times * Presses all the buttons to make us hoover her stuff up * Daily Telegraph * She's a designer of fastidious mosaics that never fail to intrigue * Guardian *
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.