The Private Patient

Vintage - Police Procedural. Murder. National Bestseller. Cheverell manor is a beautiful old house in Dorset, the famous plastic surgeon George Chandler-Powell, which its owner, uses as a private clinic. When the investigative journalist, Rhoda Gradwyn, arrives to have a disfiguring facial scar removed, she has every expectation of a successful operation and a peaceful week recuperating.

But the clinic houses an implacable enemy and within hours of the operation Rhoda is murdered. Commander dalgliesh and his team are called in to investigate a case complicated by old crimes and the dark secrets of the past. But before rhoda's murder is solved, a second horrific death adds to the complexities of one of Dalgliesh's most perplexing and fascinating cases.

The Lighthouse Adam Dalgliesh Mystery Series #13

Vintage - He is uncertain about his future with his girlfriend Emma Lavenham; his principle detective Kate Miskin is going through an emotional crisis; and the ambitious Sergeant Francis Benton-Smith is not happy about having a female boss. Commander adam dalgliesh is called in to handle the sensitive case, but at a difficult time for him and his depleted team.

After a second brutal killing, the whole investigation is jeopardized, and Dalgliesh is faced with a danger even more insidious than murder. A secure and secluded retreat for the rich and powerful becomes the setting for an unsettling series of murders. Combe island off the Cornish coast is a restful haven for the elite.

The Lighthouse Adam Dalgliesh Mystery Series #13 - Vintage Books USA. But when one of its distinguished visitors is found hanging from the island’s famous lighthouse in what appears to have been a murder, the peace is shattered.

The Murder Room Adam Dalgliesh Mystery Series #12

Vintage - Murder. Commander adam dalgliesh is already acquainted with the Dupayne--a museum dedicated to the interwar years, with a room celebrating the most notorious murders of that time--when he is called to investigate the killing of one of the family trustees. Vintage Books USA. Police Procedural. He soon discovers that the victim was seeking to close the museum against the wishes of the fellow trustees and the Dupayne's devoted staff.

Everyone, it seems, has something to gain from the crime. When it becomes clear that the murderer has been inspired by the real-life crimes from the murder room--and is preparing to kill again--Dalgliesh knows that to solve this case he has to get into the mind of a ruthless killer. Mystery. National bestseller Murders present meet murders past in P.

The Murder Room Adam Dalgliesh Mystery Series #12 - D. James’s latest harrowing, thought-provoking thriller.

Original Sin

Vintage - Mystery. Police Procedural. Adam dalgliesh takes on a baffling murder in the rarefied world of London book publishing in this masterful mystery from one of our finest novelists. Commander adam dalgliesh and his team are confronted with a puzzle of impenetrable complexity. Yet etienne's death, is for dalgliesh only the beginning of the mystery, which occurred under bizarre circumstances, as he desperately pursues the search for a killer prepared to strike and strike again.

The victim is gerard etienne, the brilliant but ruthless new managing director, who had vowed to restore the firm's fortunes. A murder has taken place in the offices of the Peverell Press, a venerable London publishing house located in a dramatic mock-Venetian palace on the Thames. Murder. Vintage Books USA.

Original Sin - Etienne was clearly a man with enemies—a discarded mistress, and rebellious colleagues, a rejected and humiliated author, one of who apparently killed herself a short time earlier.

A Certain Justice Adam Dalgliesh Mystery Series #10

Ballantine Books - Vintage Books USA. Mystery. Police Procedural. But within weeks of the trial Aldridge is found dead at her desk, a bloodstained barrister’s wig on her head. Murder. New york times bestsellerwhen distinguished criminal lawyer Venetia Aldridge defends a young man for the brutal murder of his mother, she views the case as simply another opportunity to demonstrate her brilliance in the courtroom.

And as commander adam dalgliesh of Scotland Yard attempts to make sense of events, the murders continue, inexorably spiraling into fresh complexities of horror.

Death in Holy Orders Adam Dalgliesh Mystery Series #11

Ballantine Books - James’ essay on penning the perfect detective novel. From the award-winning master of literary crime fiction, a classic work rich in tense drama and psychological insight. D. James’s plotting and characterization are impeccable. Orlando Sentinel“P. Murder. Vintage Books USA. When the body of a student is found buried in the sand, the boy’s influential father demands that Scotland Yard investigate.

. Enter adam dalgliesh, a detective who loves poetry, a man who has known loss and discovery. And when one death leads to another, of stifled passions and hidden pasts, Dalgliesh finds himself steeped in a world of good and evil, where someone has cause not just to commit one crime but to begin an unholy order of murder.

Death in Holy Orders Adam Dalgliesh Mystery Series #11 - . On the east anglian seacoast, a small theological college hangs precariously on an eroding shoreline and an equally precarious future. Used book in Good Condition. James is in top form. The boston globe open the exclusive dossier at the back of this book, featuring P.

A Mind to Murder Adam Dalgliesh Mysteries, No. 2

Scribner - Mystery. Superintendent adam dalgliesh of Scotland Yard is called in to investigate and quickly finds himself caught in a whirlwind of psychiatry, drugs, and deceit. James. On the surface, the steen Psychiatric Clinic is one of the most reputable institutions in London. Used book in Good Condition. The second book to feature scotland yard investigator Adam Dalgliesh, A Mind To Murder is a “superbly satisfying mystery” Chicago Daily News from bestselling author P.

D. Touchstone. Murder. Police Procedural. But when the administrative head is found dead with a chisel in her heart, that distinguished facade begins to crumble as the truth emerges. Now he must analyze the deep-seated anxieties and thwarted desires of patients and staff alike to determine which of their unresolved conflicts has resulted in murder and stop a cunning killer before the next blow.

A Mind to Murder Adam Dalgliesh Mysteries, No. 2 - Vintage Books USA.

Cover Her Face Adam Dalgliesh Mysteries, No. 1

Scribner - Murder. Cover her Face is P. D. Mystery. Someone has decided that the wages of sin should be death. And it is up to chief Inspector Adam Dalgliesh to find who that someone is. Police Procedural. The first in the series of scintillating mysteries to feature cunning Scotland Yard detective, Adam Dalgliesh from P. D. Vintage Books USA.

Touchstone. Now she lies across her bed with dark bruises from a strangler’s fingers forever marring her lily-white throat. James’ delightful debut novel, an ingeniously plotted mystery that immediately placed her among the masters of suspense. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. James, the bestselling author hailed by People magazine as “the greatest living mystery writer.

Cover Her Face Adam Dalgliesh Mysteries, No. 1 - Sally jupp was a sly and sensuous young woman who used her body and her brains to make her way up the social ladder.

Devices and Desires Adam Dalgliesh Mysteries, No. 8

Vintage - But he cannot so easily escape murder. Touchstone. Vintage Books USA. And when dalgliesh discovers the murdered body of the Acting Administrative Officer on the beach, he finds himself caught up in the passions and dangerous secrets of the headland community and in one of the most baffling murder cases of his career.

Police Procedural. Commander dalgliesh of scotland yard has just published a new book of poems and has taken a brief respite from publicity on the remote Larksoken headland on the Norfolk coast in a converted windmill left to him by his aunt. Used book in Good Condition. Murder. A psychotic strangler of young women is at large in Norfolk, and getting nearer to Larksoken with every killing.

Devices and Desires Adam Dalgliesh Mysteries, No. 8 - Used book in Good Condition. National Bestseller. 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. Mystery.

The Black Tower Adam Dalgliesh Mystery Series #5

Scribner - James’ classic mystery the black tower, hailed as “splendid, macabre” by the London Sunday Telegraph and “a masterpiece, ” by the London Sunday Times. Just recovered from a grave illness, commander Adam Dalgliesh receives a call for advice from the elderly chaplain at Toynton Grange, an isolated nursing home on the coast of England.

Vintage Books USA. When the bodies begin to pile up, dalgliesh once again finds his own life at risk as he determines to get to the truth behind his friend’s death and unmask the terrible evil t the heart of Toynton Grange. Mystery. Touchstone. Police Procedural. Scotland yard inspector Adam Dalgliesh races to solve a twisted murder in bestselling author P.

The Black Tower Adam Dalgliesh Mystery Series #5 - D. Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. But by the time dalgliesh arrives, Father Baddeley has mysteriously died, as has one of his patients. Murder. Scribner.

Death of an Expert Witness Adam Dalgliesh

Scribner - The victim, authoritative member of the scientific community, was unpleasant to and greatly disliked by those who worked closest to him, a well-respected, leaving detectives with a wealth of suspects and murderous motives. Vintage Books USA. James deftly weaves another tale of intrigue in Death Of an Expert Witness.

Scribner. Touchstone. Murder. Engaging and thrilling, she takes readers along with her troubled detective on a case rife with psychological thrills. P. D. Police Procedural. James, “the reigning mistress of murder” Time, the Inspector must investigate the murder of a twisted forensic scientist and explore the dark secrets within his laboratory.

Death of an Expert Witness Adam Dalgliesh - When a brilliant forensic scientist is found murdered in his own laboratory, Scotland Yard is called to the scene. P. D. Used book in Good Condition. In yet another page-turning installment in the bestselling Adam Dalgliesh mystery series from P. D.