Playing for the Ashes by Elizabeth George Paperback Book


Rent Playing for the Ashes

Author: Elizabeth George

Format: Quality Paperback

Publisher: Bantam

Published: Aug 1995

Genre: Fiction - Suspense

Retail Price: $20.00

Pages: 688


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.'

In her astonishing New York Times bestseller, acclaimed author Elizabeth George reveals the even darker truth behind this startling confession. Playing for the Ashes is a rich tale of passion, murder and love in which Inspector Thomas Lynley and Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers once again find themselves embroiled in a case where nothing—and no one—is really what it seems.  Intense, suspenseful and brilliantly written, Playing for the
Ashes will make readers 'search out the sleuthing pair's first six adventures...a treasure,' as Cosmopolitan predicted in their review.

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BookLender review by merri on 2007-06-14 01:44:11

It was a very good book. Another re-read from the Lynley/St James/Havers etc series. This one is about a cricket player who is killed, and we have to figure out who and why. Half of the story is told by Olivia, a woman who is suffering from ALS (what Stephen Hawkins had). We get to see a little more on Havers this time, and nothing on St. James. A definite read.