This Body of Death

This Body of Death: An Inspector Lynley Novel: 16

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Crime, Thrillers & True Crime, Crime & Thrillers
Paperback Published on: 17/02/2011
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Synopsis

DI Thomas Lynley is still on compassionate leave after the murder of his wife. The discovery of a body in a Stoke Newington cemetery offers Isabelle Ardery, his temporary replacement at the Met, the chance to make her mark with a high profile murder investigation.

Persuading Lynley back to work seems the best way to guarantee a result: Lynley's team is fiercely loyal to him and Isabelle needs them - and especially Barbara Havers - on side. The Met is twitchy: a series of PR disasters has undermined its confidence. Isabelle knows that she'll be operating under the unforgiving scrutiny of the media, so is quick - perhaps too quick - to pin the murder on a convenient suspect. The murder trail leads Lynley and Havers to the New Forest, and the eventual resolution of the case. Its roots are in a long-ago act of violence that has poisoned subsequent generations and its outcome is both tragic and shocking.

  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
  • ISBN: 9781444711196
  • Number of pages: 736
  • Weight: 583g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 130 x 48 mm

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This Body of Death
was an ok read
I look forward to reading Elizabeth George inspecter lynley mysteries but although i liked this latest one thought it wasnt quite as good as the others. se... READ MORE
billiejean
This Body of Death
This Body of Death by Elizabeth George
An excellent, well-crafted book with two story lines that are interwoven with skill. Well researched. Nice to have Inspector Lindley back and the tension b... READ MORE
Anrol
This Body of Death
Could have been a 6 star book
This is the 1st book in the series I have given up on. The Lynley plot was wonderful. There were enough blind alleys, red herrings & half truths to keep yp... READ MORE
Peter H