This Body of Death: An Inspector Lynley Novel (A Lynley Novel) (Mass Market)

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"George explores her characters' dreams and fears with a penetrating grace that makes reading her books a joy."
Washington Post Book World

"Elizabeth George reigns as queen of the mystery genre. The Lynley books constitute the smartest, most gratifyingly complex and impassioned mystery series now being published."
Entertainment Weekly

The spellbinding new Inspector Lynley novel from Elizabeth George, New York Times bestselling author of Careless in Red and What Came Before He Shot Her.

About the Author


Elizabeth George is the New York Times bestselling author of sixteen 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 in Washington State.

Praise For…


“George explores her characters' dreams and fears with a penetrating grace that makes reading her books a joy.”
Washington Post Book World

“George has once again delivered a thick, knotty, densely plotted mystery. As always, it isn’t a book to tear through in an hour, but one to read slowly, over many sittings, and savor.”
Entertainment Weekly 

“Dark, unrelenting, and powerful.”
Kirkus Reviews

“A rich, unsettling work.”
— Richmond Times Dispatch 

“A spellbinding tale of mystery and murder.”
— Oklahoman 

“This is the kind of mystery that Elizabeth George does best….Ms. George has done a brilliant job…and this is probably her best mystery in years.”
Washington Times

“Elizabeth George writes exceptional mysteries, with intelligent, complex plots and well-developed characters....Her pace is skillful.”
— Daily American (PA) 

“A hauntingly memorable experience.”
New York Journal of Books

“Richly rewarding…offers an intricate plot that will satisfy even jaded fans of psychological suspense.”
Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“George’s dense plotting style and complex characterization are on full display as Lynley and Havers, working separately, try to uncover the truth.”
— Romantic Times on This Body of Death

“[George’s] Inspector Lynley novels are very substantial psychological thrillers, big, deeply intelligent, rich in characterization...and atmospheric as a walk on the moors with a faithful bloodhound.”
— Sullivan County Democrat (NY) on This Body of Death

“This Body of Death is wonderful.”
— San Francisco Chronicle on This Body of Death

“Captivating…the writer’s insights into social and emotional issues make her work deeply rewarding.”
— Seattle Times on This Body of Death

“An intricate mystery.”
— Iron Mountain Daily News (MI) on This Body of Death

“A master of the British mystery.”
New York Times

“Ms. George can do it all, with style to spare.”
Wall Street Journal
Product Details
ISBN: 9780061160912
ISBN-10: 0061160911
Publisher: Harper
Publication Date: January 25th, 2011
Pages: 976
Language: English
Series: A Lynley Novel