Original Sin

Mystery, Thriller & Suspense Literary Fiction

Author: P.D. James

The literary world is shaken when a murder takes place at Peverell Press. The victim is Gerard Etienne, the brilliant new managing director whose ruthless ambition has made him many enemies. Adam Dalgliesh is called in to investigate…..Read More

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A Taste For Death

In one of the most convoluted and difficult investigations of his career Inspector Dalgliesh and his assistant are called upon to investigate a crime that involves Sir Paul Berowne, a… Continue Reading Posted in: Detective And Mystery Stories, England, Fiction In English 1945 Texts, Murder, Traditional Detective Mysteries

Devices And Desires

When Commander Adam Dalgliesh visits Larksoken, a remote headland community on the Norfolk coast in the shadow of a nuclear power station, he expects to be engaged only in the… Continue Reading Posted in: Adam (Fictitious Character), Dalgliesh, Detective And Mystery Stories, Mystery Fiction, Serial Killers, Traditional Detective Mysteries

Make Death Love Me

The manager of a tiny branch of the Anglican-Victoria bank, Alan Groombridge, is doomed to a life of domestic boredom and tedious routine, husband to a woman he doesn’t like,… Continue Reading Posted in: England London, English Fiction, Murder, Murder Thrillers

A Long Shadow: An Inspector Ian Rutledge Mystery (Inspector Ian Rutledge Mysteries )

Seamless in its storytelling and enthralling in its plotting.--Ft. Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel'Dark and remarkable....Once (Todd) grabs you, there's no putting the novel down.' --Detroit Free PressThe Winston-Salem Journal declares that, 'like… Continue Reading Posted in: England London, Great Britain, Historical Mysteries (Kindle Store), Historical Mystery

Death of an Expert Witness

Dr. Lorrimer appeared to be the picture of a bloodless, coldly efficient scientist. Only when his brutally slain body is discovered and his secret past dissected does the image begin… Continue Reading Posted in: 1900, Murder Investigation, Police Procedurals, Student Collection, Traditional Detective Mysteries

Unnatural Causes

AN ADAM DALGLIESH MYSTERYSuperintendent Adam Dalgliesh had been looking forward to a quiet holiday at his aunt's cottage on Monksmere Head, one of the furthest-flung spots on the remote Suffolk… Continue Reading Posted in: Private Investigator Mysteries, Traditional Detective Mysteries

The Black Tower

Unsettled by a brush with death and disenchanted with his job in the Force, Commander Adam Dalgliesh responds to an invitation to visit an old family friend, the chaplain at… Continue Reading Posted in: Fiction, Police, Police Procedurals (Kindle Store), Psychological Fiction (Kindle Store), Women Detectives

The Murder Room

Commander Adam Dalgliesh, P. D. James’s formidable and fascinating detective, returns to find himself enmeshed in a terrifying story of passion and mystery -- and in love. The Dupayne, a… Continue Reading Posted in: Crime Thrillers (Kindle Store), Detective And Mystery Stories, Fiction, Museums, Traditional Detective Mysteries (Kindle Store)

Death in Holy Orders

The setting itself is elemental P. D. James: the bleak coast of East Anglia, where atop a sweep of low cliffs stands the small theological college of St. Anselm’s. On… Continue Reading Posted in: Murder, Police, Psychological Thrillers (Kindle Store), Suspense Fiction, Traditional Detective Mysteries (Kindle Store)

The Private Patient

Commander Adam Dalgliesh and his team are called in to investigate a murder at a private nursing home for rich patients being treated by the famous plastic surgeon George Chandler-Powell.… Continue Reading Posted in: Mystery Fiction, Private Practice, Women Journalists

Shroud for a Nightingale

Hailed as “mystery at its best” by The New York Times, Shroud for a Nightingale is the fourth book in bestselling author P.D. James’s Adam Dalgliesh mystery series.The young women… Continue Reading Posted in: Detective And Mystery Stories, English, International Relations, Police

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