A fascinating read. -- Woman 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 A confession: I'm addicted to Elizabeth George; her crime novels combine Victorian craftsmanship, psychological observation and ingenious plotting. George's celebrated attention to detail keeps the reader totally immersed. Bliss. -- Kate Saunders, Saga An intelligent book, clipped and precise, every word chosen with care ... a cool, clever book that needs concentration and a sharp brain to unravel ... Along the way to solving the crime we meet some finely drawn characters who emerge as real people with faults and frailties. Ms George is the connoisseur's crime writer. Like fine wine, her words need to be savoured ... Lynley is a policeman with a gentle touch and it is good to have him back on such brilliant form. -- Sunday Express The author writes brilliantly and has an incredible ability to set a scene and create characters you want to know more about. -- Sun
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About the Author
Elizabeth George is the New York Times bestselling author of sixteen suspense novels, one book of nonfiction, and two short-story collections. Her work has been honored with the Anthony and Agatha awards, as well as several other prestigious prizes. She lives in Washington State.