Deadly Pleasures - Omnibus Author:P. D. James Three masterly detective novels -- Complete in this volume: — 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 a private home for the disabled in Dorset. On arrival he discovers that his host has died sud... more »denly.
Death of an Expert Witness--
Dr. Lorrimer was the picture of a cold scientist. Only when his murdered body was discovered and his past dissected did his image begin to change.
The Skull Beneath the Skin.
Hired as a bodyguard to faded actress Clarissa Lisle, the recent recipient of numerous death threats, Cordelia Gray accompanies the actress to an island castle, whose owner collects funeral paraphernalia.« less