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Elizabeth George - Author

About the Author

Elizabeth George is the author of highly acclaimed novels of psychological suspense. She won the Anthony and Agatha Best First Novel awards in America and received the Grand Prix de Littérature Policière in France. In 1990 she was awarded the prestigious German prize for international mystery fiction, the MIMI. Her novels have now been adapted for television by the BBC. An Edgar and Macavity Nominee as well as a New York Times and international bestselling author, Elizabeth George lives on Whidbey Island in the state of Washington.

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Featured books by Elizabeth George

The Edge of the Water

The Edge of the Water

Author: Elizabeth George Format: Paperback Release Date: 25/09/2014

On Whidbey Island, secrets never stay buried. A mysterious girl who won't speak; a coal-black seal named Nera that returns to the same place every year; a bitter feud of unknown origin - strange things are happening on Whidbey Island and Becca King is drawn into the maelstrom of events. But Becca, first met in The Edge of Nowhere, has her own secrets to hide. Still on the run from her criminal stepfather, Becca is living in a secret location. Even Derric, the Ugandan orphan with whom Becca shares a close, romantic relationship, can't be allowed to know her whereabouts. As secrets of past and present are revealed, Becca becomes aware of her growing paranormal powers and events build to a shocking climax anticipated by no one. Acclaimed author Elizabeth George brings her extraordinary talents to this intriguing story that blends mystery and myth.

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The Edge of the Water

The Edge of the Water

Author: Elizabeth George Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/04/2014

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Just One Evil Act

Just One Evil Act

Author: Elizabeth George Format: Hardback Release Date: 15/10/2013

When Hadiyyah Upman disappears from London in the company of her mother, Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers is as devastated as the girl's father. They are her close friends as well as neighbours, but since the child is with her mother, nothing can be done. Five months later, Hadiyyah is kidnapped from an open air market in Lucca, Italy, and this triggers an investigation in the full glare of the media spotlight. Barbara's clever manipulation of the worst of London's tabloids forces New Scotland Yard to become involved. But rather than Barbara herself, her superior officer DI Thomas Lynley is assigned to handle a situation made delicate by racial issues, language difficulties, and the determination of an Italian magistrate to arrest and convict someone - anyone - for the crime.

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Other books by Elizabeth George

The Edge of the Water Book 2 of The Edge of Nowhere Series

The Edge of the Water Book 2 of The Edge of Nowhere Series

Author: Elizabeth George Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/09/2014

On Whidbey Island, secrets never stay buried. A mysterious girl who won't speak; a coal-black seal named Nera that returns to the same place every year; a bitter feud of unknown origin - strange things are happening on Whidbey Island and Becca King is drawn into the maelstrom of events. But Becca, first met in The Edge of Nowhere, has her own secrets to hide. Still on the run from her criminal stepfather, Becca is living in a secret location. Even Derric, the Ugandan orphan with whom Becca shares a close, romantic relationship, can't be allowed to know her whereabouts. As secrets of past and present are revealed, Becca becomes aware of her growing paranormal powers and events build to a shocking climax anticipated by no one. Acclaimed author Elizabeth George brings her extraordinary talents to this intriguing story that blends mystery and myth.

Life Management for Busy Women Living Out God's Plan with Passion and Purpose

Life Management for Busy Women Living Out God's Plan with Passion and Purpose

Author: Elizabeth George Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2014

Elizabeth George-speaker, teacher, and bestselling author of A Woman After God's Own Heart (R)-admits to being a disorganized, goal-less woman when she was in her 20s. Over the decades, the love and patience of God and the transforming power of his Word and Spirit have taught her the life-changing principles she shares here, including how to... live each day God's way take charge of busyness and find a balanced life be a better steward of resources Just for Today and Just for This Week sections help readers apply and solidify transforming new habits. This unique sourcebook will strike a chord with women hungering to live orderly lives that are a testimony to their faith.

The Edge of the Water

The Edge of the Water

Author: Elizabeth George Format: Hardback Release Date: 10/04/2014

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Santiago: Crece en sabiduria y fe

Santiago: Crece en sabiduria y fe

Author: Elizabeth George Format: eBook Release Date: 04/03/2014

Como puedes desarrollar una fe que permanezca firme cuando las circunstancias cotidianas te desaniman? Donde puedes obtener la sabiduria necesaria para tomar las decisiones correctas en la vida?El libro de Santiago nos ofrece respuestas alentadoras a estas y muchas otras preguntas. De hecho, Santiago ofrece consejos muy prcticos para los asuntos ms apremiantes que afectan a diario a las mujeres cristianas. En este estudio aprenders a:• Orar pidiendo lo que conviene• Perseverar en medio de las dificultades de la vida• Revestirte de paciencia• Planear tu futuro teniendo en cuenta a DiosWhere can women get the wisdom that will help them make the right choices in the many decisions of life? How can they develop a faith that won't waver or crumble when they're overwhelmed by life's trials and temptations? The book of James answers these questions and more, and provides practical guidance on many issues that affect Christian women daily, such as:• persevering through life's troubles• putting on a heart of patience• planning the future with God in mindAn encouraging resource for women who yearn to experience real spiritual growth!

Prayers to Calm Your Heart Finding the Path to More Peace and Less Stress

Prayers to Calm Your Heart Finding the Path to More Peace and Less Stress

Author: Elizabeth George Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/02/2014

Bestselling author Elizabeth George shares from her own personal experiences, points to specific and helpful Scripture verses, and offers soothing prayers to help readers with anxious hearts. As she encourages her readers to develop a solid trust in the Lord, she also offers practical step-by-step advice for facing such worrisome topics as health, finances, and family matters. This beautifully designed gift book is part practical, part inspirational, and altogether essential to keep worry and runaway fear in check. It's a welcome gift to give at any time on any occasion.

Beautiful in God's Eyes for Young Women Looking Good from the Inside Out

Beautiful in God's Eyes for Young Women Looking Good from the Inside Out

Author: Elizabeth George Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2014

Have you ever struggled with your body image or in a moment of depression asked, Why am I ugly? Bestselling author Elizabeth George wants you to experience the confidence of knowing that you are beautiful in God's eyes. Many young women struggle with eating disorders or distorted body images because they believe the world's version of ultimate beauty, perfection, or femininity. They are deciding, based on those lies, that they are too ugly, too fat, too different-too unloveable. It's time to give your body image a makeover by using God's truth as your mirror. Surround yourself with inspiring Bible verses and Elizabeth's encouraging guidance to discover purpose and confidence you've only dreamed of having. If you want to see something really beautiful-take a look at the incredible young woman God made you to be.

A Woman's Walk with God Growing in the Fruit of the Spirit

A Woman's Walk with God Growing in the Fruit of the Spirit

Author: Elizabeth George Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/02/2014

Do you yearn for a closer walk with God? For a greater understanding of what it means to let Him live through you? For the marks of His presence in your life? Author Elizabeth George gives practical help for how you can do that in this study of the fruit of the Spirit. Discover... love, joy, and peace that changes hearts, families, and friendships patience, kindness, and goodness that seeks the best for everyone faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control that brings spiritual victory in life's more challenging moments A Woman's Walk with God is an invitation to experience the joys of moment-by-moment living in the Lord's power-and producing the fruit of the Spirit in every circumstance!

Lecturas devocionales para una madre conforme al corazon de Dios

Lecturas devocionales para una madre conforme al corazon de Dios

Author: Elizabeth George Format: eBook Release Date: 20/09/2013

Como madre, Dios te ha honrado con un llamado extraordinario. Existen incontables oportunidades para amar, animar y servir a tu familia y a otros como nadie mas puede hacerlo. Sin embargo, como toda madre, tienes que enfrentar un sinnumero de exigencias en tu vida y en tu agenda. A donde puedes ir para restaurar tus fuerzas y recuperarte de todo lo que haces? La respuesta es tiempo a solas con Dios, y este libro devocional te ayudara a hacerlo posible, ya que te brinda: Ayuda para enfocar tus prioridades y simplificar tu vida Promesas de Dios para cada necesidad, que incluyen fortaleza, descanso, y paz Inspiracin para nutrir la fe de tus hijos Sabidura para los mltiples desafos de la crianzaCon la provisin y la direccin de Dios, t puedes ser la madre que tus hijos necesitan!Drawing from her bestselling books (more than 6.5 million copies sold) and popular "e;Woman After God's Own Heart"e; radio spots and podcasts, Elizabeth George shares positive and energizing devotions for moms.Moms with children of all ages will delight in Elizabeth's personal experience and understanding of Scripture as they . . .• refuel with the power of God's Word• tap into Scripture's wisdom for parenting• get a better picture of God's purposes for moms• trust Him with their child's safety and future• make big and little moments count for their families • find hope and courage in God's promisesThese upbeat and to-the-point offerings give moms daily direction and confidence for the amazing privilege of loving and raising children.

A Girl's Guide to Making Really Good Choices

A Girl's Guide to Making Really Good Choices

Author: Elizabeth George Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/09/2013

Every girl is a beautiful creation, uniquely equipped by God to do His work in the world. But as girls are growing, changing, and making choices about the kinds of lives they will lead, they are bombarded with conflicting messages about what it means to be a woman. The media says one thing, boys say another, and friends seem obsessed with whatever is newest and coolest. As a result, girls too often hand their decisions over to those least qualified to make them. Into the breach steps Elizabeth George, bestselling author and beloved Bible teacher. With wisdom, gentleness, and tremendous grace, she guides tween girls ages 8 to 12 through the most challenging decisions they face, teaching them to let God-not the world-define who they are. Discussing such topics as attitude, friendships, crushes, parents, school, and avoiding bad situations, Elizabeth helps girls see that the very best choice of all is a choice to live within God's will. Perfect for individuals, small groups, and mentoring.

Lucas: Vive con pasion y proposito

Lucas: Vive con pasion y proposito

Author: Elizabeth George Format: eBook Release Date: 01/08/2013

Centrandose en las ensenanzas de Jesus y los principios que regian en su vida, este estudio del libro de Lucas ayuda a las mujeres a conocer a Jesus mas intimamente. Los estudios incluyen:• las vidas de mujeres del Nuevo Testamento que conocieron y sirvieron a Jess• la pasin y el propsito de la vida de Jess • la poderosa vida de oracin de Jess• la actitud de servicio practicado por Jess • las profecas acerca de Jess y cmo se cumplieronCon aliento sutil y enseanza claramente bblica, Vive con pasin y propsito revela cmo llegar a ser ms como Jess en la vida cotidiana y compartir gozosamente el evangelio con otros. Un libro excelente para el estudio bblico personal o en grupos pequeos. Focusing on Jesus' teachings and the principles He lived by, this study of the book of Luke helps women know Him more intimately. Readers will explore-• the lives of New Testament women who knew and ministered to Jesus• the passion and purpose of Jesus' life• the powerful prayer life of Jesus• the servanthood practiced by Jesus• the prophecies regarding Jesus and how He fulfilled themWith gentle encouragement and solid Bible teaching, Living Life with Passion and Purpose reveals how readers can become more like Jesus in their daily lives and joyfully share the gospel. Excellent for group and individual study.

Edge of Nowhere

Edge of Nowhere

Author: Elizabeth George Format: eBook Release Date: 11/06/2013

Becca King is on the run. Her ability to hear whispers the thoughts of others has put her at risk from her stepfather, whose criminal activities shes discovered. When she arrives on Whidbey Island, beautiful, wild, and a world apart, she embarks on a life very different from her old one, with new friends that include Seth, a kindhearted dropout turned gypsy jazz musician; Derric, a Ugandan boy adopted by a local family; Diana, with whom she shares psychic powers; and Debbie, who makes a habit of helping runaways. Blending strands of mystery and romance and a hint of the paranormal in a haunting setting, The Edge of Nowhere is the first in a cycle of books that will take Becca and her friends through their teenage years on the island. Elizabeth George, author of the bestselling crime novels about Inspector Lynley, brings her prodigious talents to her first book for young adults.

Inspector Lynley Collection Books 1-4

Inspector Lynley Collection Books 1-4

Author: Elizabeth George Format: eBook Release Date: 17/05/2013

In the very first Inspector Lynley novel, A GREAT DELIVERANCE, Lynley and DS Barbara Havers are sent by Scotland Yard to solve a gruesome murder where they uncover a series of shocking revelations that shatter the fa ade of the peaceful Yorkshire village.In PAYMENT IN BLOOD, Inspector Lynley faces the most testing case of his career in an isolated Scottish mansion where a famous playwright is savagely murdered - one of the suspects is Lady Helen Clyde, the woman Lynley loves. WELL SCHOOLED IN MURDER is set in an old and distinguished public school. The body of a brilliant young pupil is discovered in a country churchyard. Hampered by the code of honour and loyalty that prevail, Inspector Thomas Lynley and Barbara Havers discover within the confines of that privileged community a culture of cruelty that stretches back across the generations.In A SUITABLE VENGEANCE, Inspector Lynley investigation into the brutal murder of a local journalist tears apart powerful ties of love and friendship, shattering the tranquillity of the picturesque Cornish community and exposing a long-buried family secret. Its consequences irrevocably alter the course of Thomas Lynley's life.

One-Minute Inspirations for Women

One-Minute Inspirations for Women

Author: Elizabeth George Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/04/2013

In this powerful and value-priced volume of uplifting devotions, bestselling author Elizabeth George shares practical everyday wisdom from her celebrated cornerstone book A Woman After God's Own Heart to give busy women... the confidence to face every circumstance biblical guidelines for setting goals and making important decisions experience the reward of a close walk with God Elizabeth's passion and personal experience motivates readers to seek God's heart and know the peace and purpose of a committed, enduring faith. Any woman who longs to pursue God's heart will benefit from this gathering of life-changing reflections.

The Edge of Nowhere Book 1 of The Edge of Nowhere Series

The Edge of Nowhere Book 1 of The Edge of Nowhere Series

Author: Elizabeth George Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/02/2013

Becca King and her mother are on the run from her stepfather who has used Becca's talent for hearing 'whispers' to make a large and illegal sum of money. Now their options for safety are running out. In the town of Langley on Whidbey Island, Becca finds refuge in the home of her mother's childhood friend while her mother continues on to Canada in search of safety. But on her first day in town Becca meets sixteen years old Derric Mathieson, a Ugandan orphan who was adopted as a ten-year-old by the town's Deputy Sheriff. Derric has a secret that no one on Whidbey Island knows. Derric and Becca form an un-severable bond. Becca is convinced that she's the only person who can truly help him, and just maybe Derric can convince Becca that life is too short to live on the run.

Una mujer conforme al corazon de Jesus

Una mujer conforme al corazon de Jesus

Author: Elizabeth George Format: eBook Release Date: 21/01/2013

Elizabeth George ha sido por mucho tiempo una fuente de aliento y sabiduria para las mujeres que anhelan conocer el plan de Dios para su vida. En este libro Elizabeth pregunta: "e; Quien puede ensenarnos mejor acerca del caracter y la conducta justa sino Jesus mismo?"e;.Hay mucho que podemos aprender de su ejemplo perfecto de vida: su generosidad en atender las necesidades de otros, la abundancia de su bondad y de su perdon que se extendio incluso a sus enemigos, su cuidado constante de los suyos, y su disposicion para darlo todo a pesar de no tener nada.Elizabeth George has long been a favorite source of encouragement and wisdom for women who hunger to know how God desires for them to live. In her newest release, Elizabeth asks, "e;Where better can we learn about right character and conduct than Jesus Himself?"e; There is much we can learn from this perfect life example: His generosity in caring for the needs of others, the abundance of His kindness and forgiveness even to His enemies, His persistence in watching over His own, and His willingness to give His all even though He had nothing.