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George, Elizabeth 1949-

Overview
Works: 412 works in 3,220 publications in 15 languages and 101,308 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  Psychological fiction  Young adult works  Detective and mystery stories, English  Suspense fiction  Short stories  Juvenile works  Drama  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Contributor, Author of introduction, Illustrator
Classifications: PS3557.E478, 813.54
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A place of hiding by Elizabeth George( Book )

83 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 4,430 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
This body of death : a novel by Elizabeth George( Book )

76 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 4,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After a woman is found dead in an isolated cemetery, Inspector Thomas Lynley and his former partner, Barbara Havers, find that the roots of the crime trace to a long-ago act of violence that has poisoned subsequent generations
What came before he shot her by Elizabeth George( Book )

57 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 4,237 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."--From source other than the Library of Congress
With no one as witness by Elizabeth George( Book )

74 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 4,215 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. When it comes to spellbinding suspense and page-turning excitement, New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth George always delivers. As the Wall Street Journal raves, "Ms. George can do it all, with style to spare." In With No One as Witness, Elizabeth George has crafted an intricate, meticulously researched, and absorbing story sure to enthrall her readers. 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
Careless in red : a novel by Elizabeth George( Book )

52 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 4,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is barely three months since the murder of his wife and Thomas Lynley takes to the South-West Coast Path in Cornwall, determined to walk its length in an attempt to distract himself from his loss. On the forty-third day of this walk, he sees a cliff climber fall to his death -- a death apparently witnessed by a surfer in a nearby cove. Shortly afterwards, Lynley encounters a young woman from Bristol whose personal history is a blank before her thirteenth year. These events propel him into a case that brings Barbara Havers from London and thrusts both detectives into a world where revenge is only one of the motives they must sift through to identify a killer
A traitor to memory by Elizabeth George( Book )

68 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 4,159 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 )

73 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 4,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In London, a woman parliamentarian's daughter is kidnaped and a newspaper editor with whom the parliamentarian had an affair receives a call, threatening the girl's life unless he admits paternity. Inspector Lynley suspects the girl is behind it
In pursuit of the proper sinner by Elizabeth George( Book )

61 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 4,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

62 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 3,980 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, a look at the tense race relations in modern Britain
Believing the lie by Elizabeth George( Book )

55 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 3,860 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
Payment in blood by Elizabeth George( Book )

141 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 3,722 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
Playing for the ashes by Elizabeth George( Book )

72 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 3,680 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
Missing Joseph by Elizabeth George( Book )

84 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 3,639 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."
A great deliverance by Elizabeth George( Book )

166 editions published between 1988 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 3,551 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
Well-schooled in murder by Elizabeth George( Book )

113 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 3,326 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
A suitable vengeance by Elizabeth George( Book )

64 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 3,125 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
Just one evil act by Elizabeth George( Book )

27 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 3,110 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
For the sake of Elena by Elizabeth George( Book )

67 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 3,102 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Scotland Yard Detectives Thomas Lynley and Barbara Havers investigate the murder of the elusive Elena Weaver
I, Richard : stories of suspense by Elizabeth George( Book )

30 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,879 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of five stories of human weakness and psychological suspense includes one tale that features a cameo appearance by a young Inspector Thomas Lynley
The edge of nowhere by Elizabeth George( Book )

25 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When her mother abandons her on Whidbey Island, Washington, a fourteen-year-old girl with psychic abilities meets a Ugandan orphan with a secret
 
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Alternative Names
Dzhordzh, Ėlizabet 1949-

Džordž, Ėlizabet 1949-

Džordža, Elizabete

George, Susan Elizabeth

George Susan Elizabeth 1949-....

Susan Elizabeth George.

Джордж, Элизабет 1949-

ジョージ, エリザベス

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This body of death : a novelWhat came before he shot herWith no one as witnessCareless in red : a novelA traitor to memoryIn the presence of the enemyIn pursuit of the proper sinnerDeception on his mind