Thrilling and shocking! Taking the fantastic Inspector Lynley series to a whole new level. Friends have been endlessly talking about the very unexpected twist at the end, but I had to read it to believe it. Ms. George doesn't let up the pace for a moment. If this is your first read in the series, go back to the beginning and read every one. You won't be disappointed! They are all excellent. The TV versions are a poor comparison and don't do the books justice.
I picked this book up before a recent business trip because I'd seen the Inspector Lynley mysteries on PBS. The author writes a tight, gripping mystery and suspense novel that kept me "on the edge of my seat." The characters are intriguing and the story is well plotted. This is a must-read, especially for readers who enjoy fine crime novels.
I am a fan of mystery writer Elizabeth George. This book is a British mystery with Scotland Yard super sleuth and royaly born Thomas Lynley and his side kick,Sgt Havers. It is a great "who done it" that keeps you guessing up to the end.
An excellent writer tells an excellent story - but her books are l-o-n-g. Nearly 800 pages. For that reason I usually avoid her books, but they are good to sit down with on a chilly evening by the fire.
This is an intricate story line with many characters. I think it is one of the best in the Inspector Lynley series.