Part of the marvelous Lynley/Havers/Simon St. James series. This book concentrates on Deborah an St. James and works as a stand alone even if you haven't read the others. It is fantastic reading and keeps you guessing until the end. Her writing is fantastic. You really care about the characters and truly get a feel for the setting (Isle of Guernsey).
A suspenseful story with many twists and turns. Simon St. James comes to Guernsey to try to help his wife Deborah's American friend who is in jail for the murder of an important Guernsey resident. By carefully researching information, St. James finds the truth that no one even suspects. Elizabeth George has you hooked until the last few pages.