Death of an Expert Witness (Google eBook)

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Simon and Schuster, Apr 17, 2012 - Fiction - 368 pages
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In yet another page-turning installment in the bestselling Adam Dalgliesh mystery series from P.D. James, “the reigning mistress of murder” (Time), the Inspector must investigate the murder of a twisted forensic scientist and explore the dark secrets within his laboratory.

When a brilliant forensic scientist is found murdered in his own laboratory, Scotland Yard is called to the scene. The victim, a well-respected, authoritative member of the scientific community, was unpleasant to and greatly disliked by those who worked closest to him, leaving detectives with a wealth of suspects and murderous motives. P.D. James’ beloved detective Adam Dalgliesh is the one man who can sort through the lies, chasing down the truth to the book’s powerful climax.

P.D. James deftly weaves another tale of intrigue in Death Of an Expert Witness. Engaging and thrilling, she takes readers along with her troubled detective on a case rife with psychological thrills.
  

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PD James is unquestionably a great writer. - Goodreads
The ending is satisfying. - Goodreads
James is an excellent mystery writer. - Goodreads
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Review: Death of an Expert Witness (Adam Dalgliesh #6)

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I really wanted to give up on this book... is it just me or Brit authors like to split their novels into parts??! Well, James did and it slowed down --everything. The detective has no amusing traits ... Read full review

Review: Death of an Expert Witness (Adam Dalgliesh #6)

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All of PD James are top notch. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
9
Section 2
17
Section 3
22
Section 4
38
Section 5
44
Section 6
64
Section 7
73
Section 8
89
Section 14
198
Section 15
204
Section 16
212
Section 17
231
Section 18
236
Section 19
297
Section 20
304
Section 21
307

Section 9
97
Section 10
105
Section 11
111
Section 12
126
Section 13
142
Section 22
365
Section 23
366
Section 24
370
Copyright

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About the author (2012)

P.D. James is the author of twenty previous books, most of which have been filmed and broadcast on television in the United States and other countries. She spent thirty years in various departments of the British Civil Service, including the Police and Criminal Law Departments of Great Britain's Home Office. She has served as a magistrate and as a governor of the BBC. In 2000 she celebrated her eightieth birthday and published her autobiography, Time to Be in Earnest. The recipient of many prizes and honors, she was created Baroness James of Holland Park in 1991 and was inducted into the International Crime Writing Hall of Fame in 2008. She lives in London and Oxford.

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