Conversations with Authors - Elizabeth George

Saturday, June 20th • 7:00pm ET/4:00pm PT

Elizabeth George

in conversation with Jacqueline Winspear

 

Elizabeth George is the New York Times bestselling author of twenty psychological suspense novels in the Inspector Lynley series, four young adult novels, one book of nonfiction, and two short-story collections. Her latest book is Mastering the Process, in which she offers readers a master class in the art and science of crafting a novel. Her work has been honored with the Anthony and Agatha awards, two Edgar nominations, and both France's and Germany's first prize for crime fiction, as well as several other prestigious prizes. She lives in Washington State.


Below, please find links to purchase a selection of Elizabeth's own books.

 

Mastering the Process: From Idea to Novel Cover Image
$29.00
ISBN: 9781984878311
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Published: Viking - April 7th, 2020

As the author of twenty-four novels, Elizabeth George is one of the most successful--and prolific--novelists today. In Mastering the Process, George offers readers a master class in the art and science of crafting a novel. This is a subject she knows well, having taught creative writing both nationally and internationally for over thirty years.


The Punishment She Deserves: A Lynley Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780451467867
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Published: Penguin Books - March 19th, 2019

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers and Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley are forced to confront the past as they try to solve a crime that threatens to tear apart the very fabric of a quiet, historic medieval town in England


A Banquet of Consequences: A Lynley Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780451467850
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Published: Penguin Books - July 5th, 2016

The #1 New York Times bestselling author’s award-winning series returns with another stunning crime drama featuring Scotland Yard members Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers. Look out for Elizabeth George’s newest novel, The Punishment She Deserves.
 


Just One Evil Act: A Lynley Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9780451467843
Availability: Backordered
Published: Penguin Books - August 5th, 2014

#1 New York Times bestselling author of The Punishment She Deserves Elizabeth George delivers another masterpiece of suspense in her Inspector Lynley series: a gripping child-in-danger story that tests Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers as never before.


Believing the Lie: A Lynley Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780451237699
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Published: Penguin Books - December 31st, 2012

#1 New York Times bestselling author of The Punishment She Deserves Elizabeth George has millions of fans following her Inspector Lynley series. As USA Today put it, "It's tough to resist George's storytelling, once hooked." With Believing the Lie, she's poised to hook countless more.


This Body of Death: An Inspector Lynley Novel (A Lynley Novel) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780061160912
Availability: Special Order
Published: Harper - January 25th, 2011

"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


Careless in Red: An Inspector Lynley Novel (A Lynley Novel) Cover Image
$10.00
ISBN: 9780062982162
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Published: Harper Perennial - October 1st, 2019

From New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth George, a stunning mystery featuring Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley that explores the perfect crime—now available as a limited Olive Edition from Harper Perennial.


What Came Before He Shot Her (A Lynley Novel #14) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062087577
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Published: Harper - October 30th, 2012

#1 New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth George delivers an explosive, "absolutely riveting" novel (Entertainment Weekly) that delves into the events leading up to the shocking murder of Inspector Lynley’s wife.

The brutal, inexplicable death of Inspector Thomas Lynley’s wife, Helen, has left Scotland Yar


With No One As Witness (A Lynley Novel #13) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780062087591
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Published: Harper - October 30th, 2012

“[A] juicy serial killer whodunit.”
USA Today

“Delicately textured...achingly compassionate....It’s one of George’s best, and that’s saying something.”
Seattle Times


A Place of Hiding (Inspector Lynley #12) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780553386028
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Published: Bantam - March 24th, 2009

In one of her most compelling mysteries, bestselling novelist Elizabeth George explores the darker landscapes of human relationships. Here she tells a gripping, suspenseful story of betrayal and devotion, war and remembrance, love and loss . . . and the higher truths to which we must all ultimately answer.


A Traitor to Memory (Inspector Lynley #11) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780553386011
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Published: Bantam - March 24th, 2009

When an elderly woman is deliberately run down and killed on a quiet London street, Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley must discover why. It is an investigation that will lead him to walk a fine line between personal loyalty and professional honor. What brought Eugenie Davies to London on a rainy autumn night? Why was she carrying the name of the man who found her body?


In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner (Inspector Lynley #10) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780553386004
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Published: Bantam - March 24th, 2009

Calder Moor is a wild and deadly place: many have been trapped in the myriad limestone caves, lost in collapsed copper mines, injured on perilous ridges. But when two bodies are discovered in the shadow of the ancient circle of stones known as Nine Sisters Henge, it is clearly not a case for Mountain Rescue. The corpses are those of a young man and woman. Each met death in a different fashion.


Deception on His Mind (Inspector Lynley #9) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780553385991
Availability: Backordered
Published: Bantam - March 24th, 2009

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “One of George’s best . . . insightful, tense, and compassionate.”—Entertainment Weekly


In the Presence of the Enemy (Inspector Lynley #8) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780553385502
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Published: Bantam - April 15th, 2008

Hailed as the "king of sleaze," tabloid editor Dennis Luxford is used to ferreting out the sins and scandals of people in exposed positions. But when he opens an innocuous-looking letter addressed to him at The Source, he discovers that someone else excels at ferreting out secrets as well.


Playing for the Ashes (Inspector Lynley #7) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780553385496
Availability: Backordered
Published: Bantam - April 15th, 2008

"The story begins with my father, actually, and the fact that I'm the one who's answerable for his death.  It was not my first crime, as you will see, but it is the one my mother couldn't forgive."


Missing Joseph (Inspector Lynley #6) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780553385489
Availability: Backordered
Published: Bantam - April 15th, 2008

Deborah and Simon St. James have taken a holiday in the winter landscape of Lancastershire, hoping to heal the growing rift in their marriage. But in the barren countryside awaits bleak news: The vicar of Wimslough, the man they had come to see, is dead—a victim of accidental poisoning.


For the Sake of Elena (Inspector Lynley #5) Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780553385472
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Published: Bantam - April 15th, 2008

Elena Weaver was a surprise to anyone meeting her for the first time. In her clingy dresses and dangling earrings she exuded a sexuality at odds with the innocence projected by the unicorn posters on her walls. While her embittered mother fretted about her welfare from her home in London, in Cambridge—where Elena was a student at St.


A Suitable Vengeance (Inspector Lynley #4) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780553384826
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Published: Bantam - May 1st, 2007

“Ms. George proves that the classiest crime writers are true novelists.”—The New York Times


Well-Schooled in Murder (Inspector Lynley #3) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780553384819
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Published: Bantam - May 1st, 2007

“The Lynley books constitute the smartest, most gratifyingly complex and impassioned mystery series now being published.”—Entertainment Weekly 


Payment in Blood (Inspector Lynley #2) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780553384802
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Published: Bantam - May 1st, 2007

The career of playwright Joy Sinclair comes to an abrupt end on an isolated estate in the Scottish Highlands when someone drives an eighteen-inch dirk through her neck. Called upon to investigate the case in a country where they have virtually no authority, aristocratic Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and his partner, Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers, grapple for both a motive and a murderer.


A Great Deliverance (Inspector Lynley #1) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780553384796
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Published: Bantam - May 1st, 2007

To this day, the low, thin wail of an infant can be heard in Keldale's lush green valleys. Three hundred years ago, as legend goes, the frightened Yorkshire villagers smothered a crying babe in Keldale Abbey, where they'd hidden to escape the ravages of Cromwell's raiders.


The Edge of the Shadows (The Edge of Nowhere #3) Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780147513946
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Published: Speak - May 3rd, 2016

The third novel in a haunting series from best-selling, award-winning author Elizabeth George!


The Edge of the Water (The Edge of Nowhere #2) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780142426746
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Speak - April 7th, 2015

Sequel to the Edgar-nominated The Edge of Nowhere, from #1 New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth George


The Edge of Nowhere Cover Image
ISBN: 9780142426753
Availability: Backordered
Published: Speak - January 7th, 2014

The Edgar and Agatha Award-nominated novel from #1 New York Times bestseller Elizabeth George!


A Moment on the Edge: 100 Years of Crime Stories by Women Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780060588229
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Published: Harper Perennial - June 28th, 2005

New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth George serves up a century's worth of superb crime fiction penned by women. This veritable all-star team delivers tales of dark deeds that will keep you reading long into the night. Included are these works:


Write Away: One Novelist's Approach to Fiction and the Writing Life Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780060560447
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Published: Harper Perennial - March 15th, 2005

Here's what I tell my students on the first day when I teach one of my creative writing courses: You will be published if you possess three qualities—talent, passion, and discipline.