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A Banquet of Consequences An Inspector Lynley Novel by Elizabeth George
  

A Banquet of Consequences An Inspector Lynley Novel

Part of the Inspector Lynley Series
Crime / Mystery   Thriller / Suspense   

RRP £7.99

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A Banquet of Consequences’ is a truly enjoyable, wickedly twisty family drama combined with a crime novel. This is the 19th book in the ‘Inspector Lynley series’, and my first outing, oh how I relished getting to grips with the investigation team and suspects. The team of Lynley, Havers and Nkata although important, are not the be all and end all, in fact they almost become the background to this particular story. Elizabeth George sets characters and images in motion, quietly yet vibrantly descriptive in her detailing. The story builds layer upon layer of suspense as the officers attempt to discover the missing pieces of a rather large crime jigsaw. Nothing is as obvious as it first seems, questions appear as new information breaks loose and makes a bid for freedom. So, for the armchair detectives out there, ensure you are sitting comfortably and let your mind examine and ponder the clues, while attempting to solve this intense crime drama. ~ Liz Robinson

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Synopsis

A Banquet of Consequences An Inspector Lynley Novel by Elizabeth George

Inspector Lynley investigates the London end of an ever more darkly disturbing case, with Barbara Havers and Winston Nkata looking behind the peaceful facade of country life to discover a twisted world of desire and deceit. The suicide of William Goldacre is devastating to those left behind. But what was the cause of his tragedy and how far might the consequences reach? Is there a link between the young man's leap from a Dorset cliff and a horrific poisoning in Cambridge? Following various career-threatening misdemeanours, Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers is desperate to redeem herself. So when a past encounter with bestselling feminist writer Clare Abbott and her pushy personal assistant Caroline Goldacre gives her a connection to the Cambridge murder, Barbara begs DI Thomas Lynley to let her pursue the crime. Full of shocks, intensity and suspense from first page to last, A Banquet of Consequences reveals both Lynley and Havers under pressure, and author Elizabeth George writing at the very height of her exceptional powers.

Reviews

Praise for Elizabeth George:

'Her crime novels combine Victorian craftsmanship, psychological observation and ingenious plotting. George's celebrated attention to detail keeps the reader totally immersed. Bliss.' -- Kate Saunders Saga

'She's a designer of fastidious mosaics that never fail to intrigue' Guardian

'Presses all the buttons to make us hoover her stuff up' Daily Telegraph

'The best plotter in the mystery game, [her] elegant literate flow puts many Brits to shame' Time Out

'She writes extremely well, plots brilliantly and reaches an emotional level deeper than most' The Times

'Her treatment of the Mediterranean settings (along with a raft of intriguing new characters) shows a new exuberance ... George aficionados will consider that Just One Evil Act possesses (as Schumann said of Schubert's Great C Major symphony) heavenly length.' -- Barry Forshaw, Independent

About the Author

Elizabeth George

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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Publication date

23rd February 2017

Author

Elizabeth George

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Publisher

Hodder Paperback an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division

Format

Paperback
688 pages

Categories

Crime / Mystery
Thriller / Suspense

Crime & mystery

ISBN

9781444786590

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