P. D. James

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The Lighthouse

P. D. James

British police detective Adam Dalgliesh and his subordinates cope with various personal problems as they solve a politically sensitive mystery in the 13th entry in a bestselling series. Once a haven for pirates, Combe Island now serve...

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Published: Oct 2006

The Children of Men

P. D. James

Told with P. D. James's trademark suspense, insightful characterization, and riveting storytelling, The Children of Men is a story of a world with no children and no future. The human race has become infertile, and the last generatio...

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Published: Feb 1994

The Murder Room

P. D. James

Commander Adam Dalgiesh investigates a murder which seems to be tied to a dispute over whether or not to close a private museum dedicated to London's interwar years of 1919-1939. After a second murder occurs, Dalgiesh realizes the kil...

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Published: Nov 2004

A Taste For Death

P. D. James

Two men have been savagely slain in St. Matthew's Church--one a Baronet and Minister of the Crown, the other an alcoholic derelict. Finding their killer means finding the link between them. A search that leads Commander Adam Dalgliesh...

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Published: Nov 2005

A Mind to Murder

P. D. James

When the administrative head of the Steen Psychiatric Clinic is found dead with a chisel in her heart, Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard is called in to investigate. Dalgliesh must analyze the deep-seated anxieties and th...

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Published: Jun 2001

Original Sin

P. D. James

Adam Dalgliesh takes on a baffling murder in the rarefied world of London book publishing in this masterful mystery. Commander Adam Dalgliesh and his team are confronted with a puzzle of seemingly impenetrable complexity. A murder has...

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Published: Jul 2009

Death Comes to Pemberley (Vintage)

P. D. James

A rare meeting of literary genius: P. D. James, long among the most admired mystery writers of our time, draws the characters of Jane Austen's beloved novel Pride and Prejudice into a tale of murder and emotional mayhem.br br It is 1...

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Published: Oct 2012

An Unsuitable Job for a Woman (Cordel...

P. D. James

Handsome Cambridge dropout Mark Callender died hanging by the neck with a faint trace of lipstick on his mouth. When the official verdict is suicide, his wealthy father hires fledgling private investigator Cordelia Gray to find out wh...

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Published: Apr 2001

Devices and Desires

P. D. James

Featuring the famous Commander Adam Dalgliesh, Devices and Desires is a thrilling and insightfully crafted novel of fallible people caught in a net of secrets, ambitions, and schemes on a lonely stretch of Norfolk coastline.Commander ...

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Published: May 2004

Death in Holy Orders: An Adam Dalglie...

P. D. James

The untimely death of a young priest in training draws Commander Adam Dalgliesh back to East Anglia to investigate at the request of the young man's father, as Dalgliesh finds himself drawn into a complex and violent mystery. Reissue....

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Published: Jan 2007

The Black Tower

P. D. James

Just recovered from a grave illness, Commander Adam Dalgliesh is called to the bedside of an elderly priest. When Dalgliesh arrives, Father Baddeley is dead. Is it merely his own brush with mortality that causes Dalgliesh to sense the...

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Published: Oct 2001

The Skull Beneath the Skin

P. D. James

Private detective Cordelia Gray is invited to the sunlit island of Courcy to protect the vainly beautiful actress Clarissa Lisle from veiled threats on her life. Within the rose red walls of a fairy-tale castle, she finds the stage i...

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Published: Apr 2001

Cover Her Face

P. D. James

Headstrong and beautiful, the young housemaid Sally Jupp is put rudely in her place, strangled in her bed behind a bolted door. Coolly brilliant policeman Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard must find her killer among a houseful of suspec...

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Published: May 2001

Death of an Expert Witness (Adam Dalg...

P. D. James

An evil-tempered forensic scientist is put to death, putting many of his colleagues out of misery. Commander Adam Dalgliesh must exhume the secrets of Dr. Lorrimer's laboratory in order to lay bare the murderous motive hidden in one h...

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Published: Nov 2001

Unnatural Causes

P. D. James

A famous mystery writer is found dead at the bottom of a dinghy, with both hands chopped off at the wrists. Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh, with help from his remarkable Aunt Jane, must discover who typed the writer's death sentence be...

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Published: Aug 2001

Death Come to Pemberley (Movie Tie-In...

P. D. James

 COMING SOON TO MASTERPIECE THEATRE™ PBS®In their six years of marriage, Elizabeth and Darcy have forged a peaceful, happy life for their family at Pemberley, Darcy’s impressive estate. Her father is a regular visitor; her sist...

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Published: Sep 2014

The Private Patient

P. D. James

Cheverell Manor is a lovely old house in deepest Dorset, now a private clinic belonging to the famous plastic surgeon George Chandler-Powell. When investigative journalist Rhoda Gradwyn arrived there one late autumn afternoon, schedul...

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Published: Nov 2009

A Certain Justice: An Adam Dalgliesh ...

P. D. James

When successful criminal attorney Venetia Aldrige defends Gary Ashe against charges that he murdered his aunt, she has no idea that her actions will be the harbinger of her own death. Commander Adam Dalgliesh heads up the investigatio...

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Published: Jan 1999

Time to Be in Earnest: A Fragment of ...

P. D. James

Based on the diary she kept for years, a candid, revealing autobiography of mystery writer P. D. James retraces her life from her school days in 1930s Cambridge to her membership in the House of Lords and her success as a writer. Repr...

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Published: Feb 2001

Shroud for a Nightingale

P. D. James

[P.D. James] gives her people fully rounded life, never sacrificing character to plot, and makes deft fun of convention. When suspicion turns to the distinctly peculiar butler, [one character] observes, 'Even in fiction, so I'm led to...

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Published: Sep 2001

Innocent Blood

P. D. James

Miss James sets a generous table here: plot enough to satisfy the most Victorian taste, and enough violence and psychopathology to please an Elizabethan, or even a television viewer. There is strangulation, suicide, death by automobil...

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Published: Aug 2001

Sleep No More: Six Murderous Tales

P. D. James

No one gets inside the head of the murderer—or makes it a more thrilling read—than the late, great P. D. James. Fast on the heels of her latest best seller: a new, fiendishly entertaining gathering of previously uncollected storie...

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Published: Oct 2018

The Mistletoe Murder: And Other Stori...

P. D. James

Four previously uncollected stories from one of the great mystery writers of our time--swift, cunning murder mysteries (two of which feature the young Adam Dalgliesh) that together, to borrow the author's own word, add up to a delight...

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Published: Oct 2017
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