WorldCat Identities

George, Elizabeth 1949-

Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Elizabeth George
What came before he shot her by Elizabeth George( Book )

100 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in 7 languages and held by 3,836 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In North Kensington three orphaned mixed-race children are bounced from one home to another. The middle child Joel takes care of the youngest, Toby, who isn't quite right. When a local gang threatens Toby, Joel makes a pact with the devil that ends in the murder of Thomas Lynley's wife."--Source other than the Library of Congress
Believing the lie by Elizabeth George( Book )

84 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 3,804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this novel Inspector Thomas Lynley is mystified when he's sent undercover to investigate the death of Ian Cresswell at the request of the man's uncle, the wealthy and influential Bernard Fairclough. The death has been ruled an accidental drowning, and nothing on the surface indicates otherwise. But when Lynley enlists the help of his friends Simon and Deborah St. James, the trio's digging soon reveals that the Fairclough clan is awash in secrets, lies, and motives. Deborah's investigation of the prime suspect, Bernard's prodigal son Nicholas, a recovering drug addict, leads her to Nicholas' wife, a woman with whom she feels a kinship, a woman as fiercely protective as she is beautiful. Lynley and Simon delve for information from the rest of the family, including the victim's bitter ex-wife and the man he left her for, and Bernard himself. As the investigation escalates, the Fairclough family's veneer cracks, with deception and self-delusion threatening to destroy everyone from the Fairclough patriarch to Tim, the troubled son Ian left behind
Careless in red : a novel by Elizabeth George( Book )

85 editions published between 2008 and 2019 in 7 languages and held by 3,773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After his wife's murder, Scotland Yard's Thomas Lynley retreats to Cornwell and his grief. While hiking along the coast, he discovers the body of a young man who appears to have fallen to his death. It soon becomes apparent, however, that a killer is at work, and Lynley finds himself both a witness and a suspect
A place of hiding by Elizabeth George( Book )

77 editions published between 1984 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 3,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trip to a wintery island in the English Channel spells peril for forensic scientist Simon St. James and his wife, Deborah, when they discover that the legacy of World War II still haunts the isle's inhabitants
With no one as witness by Elizabeth George( Book )

114 editions published between 1991 and 2020 in 6 languages and held by 3,592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an adolescent boy is found murdered under bizarre circumstances, New Scotland Yard acting superintendent Thomas Lynley and his colleagues tie the crime to a series of killings but find the case complicated by racial issues. Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley takes on the case of his career. Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley is back, along with his longtime partner, the fiery Barbara Havers, and newly promoted Detective Sergeant Winston Nkata. They are on the hunt for a sinister killer. When an adolescent boy's nude body is found mutilated and artfully arranged on the top of a tomb, it takes no large leap for the police to recognize this as the work of a serial killer. This is the fourth victim in three months but the first to be white. Hoping to avoid charges of institutionalized racism in its failure to pursue the earlier crimes to their conclusion, New Scotland Yard hands the case over to Lynley and his colleagues. The killer is a psychopath who does not intend to be stopped. Worse, a devastating tragedy within the police ranks causes them to fumble in their pursuit of him
This body of death : a novel by Elizabeth George( Book )

72 editions published between 2010 and 2019 in 6 languages and held by 3,583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On compassionate leave after the murder of his wife, Thomas Lynley is called back to Scotland Yard when the body of a woman is found stabbed and abandoned in an isolated London cemetery. While Lynley works on the case in London, his former colleagues Barbara Havers and Winston Nkata follow the murder trail south to the New Forest - and to an outcome that is both tragic and shocking
Just one evil act by Elizabeth George( Book )

70 editions published between 2013 and 2019 in 5 languages and held by 3,527 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this gripping child-in-danger story, Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers and her partner, Inspector Thomas Lynley, investigate the kidnapping of a friend's little girl from an Italian marketplace. With both her job and the life of a little girl on the line, Barbara must decide what matters most, and how far she's willing to go to protect it
A traitor to memory by Elizabeth George( Book )

80 editions published between 2001 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 3,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley risks his career when he discovers that a recent murder victim had been tied to an old homicide investigation that could involve his superior, Superintendent Malcolm Webberly
In the presence of the enemy by Elizabeth George( Book )

134 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the runaway hardcover success of this novel, Elizabeth George has now secured her place as the most critically acclaimed literary mystery writer of her generation. In this dazzling novel of suspense that explores the incendiary themes of passion and betrayal, the sins of parents powerfully impact the lives of their children. The result is a tour de force read praised by reviewers and readers everywhere. Hailed as the "king of sleaze," tabloid editor Dennis Luxford is used to ferreting out the sins and scandals of people in exposed positions. But when he opens an innocuous-looking letter addressed to him at The Source, he discovers that someone else excels at ferreting out secrets as well. Ten-year-old Charlotte Bowen has been abducted, and if Luxford does not admit publicly to having fathered her, she will die. But Charlotte's existence is Luxford's most fiercely guarded secret, and acknowledging her as his child will throw more than one life and career into chaos. Luxford knows that the story of Charlotte's paternity could make him a laughingstock and reveal to his beautiful wife and son the lie he's lived for a decade. Yet it's not only Luxford's reputation that's on the line: it's also the reputation, and career, of Charlotte Bowen's mother. For she is Undersecretary of State for the Home Office, one of the most high-profile Junior Ministers and quite possibly the next Margaret Thatcher. Knowing that her political future hangs in the balance, Eve Bowen refuses to let Luxford damage her career by printing the story or calling the police. So the editor turns to forensic scientist Simon St. James for help. It's a case that fills St. James with disquiet, however, for none of the players in the drama seem to react the way one would expect. Then tragedy occurs and New Scotland Yard becomes involved. Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley soon discovers that the case sends tentacles from London into the countryside, and he must simultaneously outfox death as he probes Charlotte Bowen's mysterious disappearance. Meanwhile, his partner Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers, working part of the investigation on her own and hoping to make the coup of her career, may be drawing closer to a grim solution, and to danger, than anyone knows. In the Presence of the Enemy is a brilliantly insightful and haunting novel of ideals corrupted by self-interest, of the sins of parents visited upon children, and of the masks that hide people from each other, and from themselves
In pursuit of the proper sinner by Elizabeth George( Book )

66 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 3,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley investigates the murder of two people found in a remote prehistoric stone circle
Deception on his mind by Elizabeth George( Book )

103 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 3,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English policewoman Barbara Havers is assigned to investigate the murder of an affluent Pakistani which sparked a race riot. In between the sleuthing, the novel takes a look at the tense race relations in modern Britain
A banquet of consequences : a Lynley novel by Elizabeth George( Book )

70 editions published between 2015 and 2021 in 5 languages and held by 3,437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As Inspector Thomas Lynley investigates the London angle of an ever more darkly disturbing case, his partner, Barbara Havers, is looking behind the peaceful façade of country life to discover a twisted world of desire, deceit, and murder. 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? After various career-threatening issues with her department, Barbara Havers is desperate to redeem herself. So when a past encounter with a bestselling feminist writer and her pushy personal assistant gives her a connection to the Cambridge murder, Barbara begs Thomas Lynley to let her pursue the crime"--
A great deliverance by Elizabeth George( Book )

196 editions published between 1988 and 2018 in 15 languages and held by 3,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a savage murder stuns the peaceful countryside of Scotland, Inspector Thomas Lynley is called in to solve the crime, but before he can do that he must find his way through the town's web of lies and secrets
Playing for the ashes by Elizabeth George( Book )

117 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 3,228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Britain, upper-class police inspector Thomas Lynley and lower-class police sergeant Barbara Havers team up to investigate the death of Ken Fleming, an all-England cricket player asphyxiated in a cottage fire. By the author of Missing Joseph
Payment in blood by Elizabeth George( Book )

125 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 3,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Thomas Lynley of Scotland Yard, who first appeared in "A Great Deliverance", investigates the murder of a playwright at a Scottish country house hotel, where the members of a West End theatre company have assembled for the first reading of a controversial new play
The punishment she deserves : a Lynley novel by Elizabeth George( Book )

51 editions published between 2017 and 2020 in 4 languages and held by 3,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a Member of Parliament shows up at New Scotland Yard requesting an investigation into the suicide of the son of one of his constituents in the beautiful town of Ludlow, the Assistant Commissioner sees two opportunities in this request: the first is to have an MP owing him a favour, and the second is to get rid of Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers, whose career at the Met has been hanging by a thread for quite some time. So he assigns Havers to the case and for good measure partners her with the one person who shares his wish to see the back of her, Detective Chief Superintendent Isabelle Ardery. But Ardery has her own difficulties. She is not happy to be sent away from London and as a result is in a rush to return. This causes her to overlook things, important things, and prevents her from uncovering an earlier crime that set everything in motion
Missing Joseph by Elizabeth George( Book )

105 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,079 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deborah and Simon take a country holiday to visit a favorite vicar only to discover that the vicar has died. The coroner's inquest has returned a verdict of "death by misadventure."
Well-schooled in murder by Elizabeth George( Book )

172 editions published between 1990 and 2019 in 12 languages and held by 3,017 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley of New Scotland Yard seeks the identity of an amoral killer in the death of a boy missing from a school in West Sussex
For the sake of Elena by Elizabeth George( Book )

157 editions published between 1992 and 2018 in 9 languages and held by 2,966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scotland Yard Detectives Thomas Lynley and Barbara Havers investigate the murder of the elusive Elena Weaver
A suitable vengeance by Elizabeth George( Book )

142 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 10 languages and held by 2,922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley, Eighth Earl of Asherton, and his fiancee, Deborah Cotter, arrive at Howenstow, Lynley's family home, they find the atmosphere rife with tension
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
Audience Level
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.18 (from 0.13 for A traitor ... to 0.76 for Recollecti ...)

Careless in red : a novel
Believing the lieCareless in red : a novelA place of hidingWith no one as witnessThis body of death : a novelA traitor to memoryIn the presence of the enemyIn pursuit of the proper sinner
Alternative Names
Dzhordzh, Ėlizabet, 1949-

Džordž, Ėlizabet 1949-

Džordža, Elizabete

Elizabeth George Amerikaans schrijfster

Elizabeth George amerikansk författare

Elizabeth George amerikansk skribent

Elizabeth George écrivain américaine

Elizabeth George écrivaine américaine

Elizabeth George scrittrice statunitense

Elizabeth George US-amerikanische Krimi-Schriftstellerin

George, Betty

George , Elisabeth

George, Elisabeth 1949-

George, Elizabeth

George Susan Elizabeth

George Susan Elizabeth 1949-....

Susan Elizabeth George.

Джордж автор детективов

Джордж С. Э. автор детективов 1949-

Джордж Элизабет

Джордж, Элизабет, 1949-

Елизабет Джордж

אליזבת ג'ורג'

إليزابيث جورج كاتبة أمريكية

الیزابت جرج نویسنده آمریکایی


ジョージ, エリザベス