Payment in Blood by Elizabeth George Paperback Book


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Author: Elizabeth George

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Bantam Dell Pub Group

Published: Jun 1990

Genre: Fiction - Suspense

Retail Price: $18.00

Pages: 413


New Scotland Yard Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers must solve the gristly murder of playwright Joy Sinclair on a lonely estate in the Scottish Highlands. A fractious crew of actors involved in their own private battles traveled to the Westerbrae estate for a sequestered reading, only to become suspects in a complex investigation rife with intrigue. Lynley's aristocratic background comes strongly into play, much to Havers's chagrin, and the intense jealousy of his good friend Lady Helen Clyde's love affair threatens to derail the case. This is the second book in bestselling mystery writer Elizabeth George's series about this fascinating partnership, following the highly praised series opener A GREAT DELIVERANCE.

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BookLender review by merri on 2007-06-14 01:50:32

This is a re-read. I read all of her Inspector Lynley Sgt Havers, St. James books yrs ago, and loved them then, so I'm re-reading the entire series, as I have a horrible memory and can't remember any of them. These are your basic solve murder mystery books, set in modern England, solved by Scotland Yard. But behind the mysteries, it's the fact that each book you get to know the main characters and follow their story as well that keeps me reading these books