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Lynley, Thomas

Overview
Works: 302 works in 1,423 publications in 13 languages and 77,520 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction 
Classifications: PS3557.E478, 813.54
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Believing the lie by Elizabeth George( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
 
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Careless in red : a novelWhat came before he shot herThis body of death : a novelIn pursuit of the proper sinnerWith no one as witnessPlaying for the ashesPayment in bloodA great deliverance
Alternative Names
Inspector Lynley

Lynley, Thomas (Fictitious character)

Languages
English (547)

Spanish (46)

Russian (36)

German (30)

Italian (23)

French (20)

Dutch (11)

Swedish (5)

Chinese (2)

Polish (2)

Turkish (1)

Portuguese (1)

Korean (1)