In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner

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Bantam Books, 2009 - Fiction - 596 pages
26 Reviews
Calder Moor is a wild and deadly place: many have been trapped in the myriad limestone caves, lost in collapsed copper mines, injured on perilous ridges. But when two bodies are discovered in the shadow of the ancient circle of stones known as Nine Sisters Henge, it is clearly not a case for Mountain Rescue. The corpses are those of a young man and woman. Each met death in a different fashion. Each died violently. To Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley, this grisly crime promises to be one of the toughest of his career. For the unfortunate Nicola Maiden was the daughter of a former officer in an elite undercover unit, a man Lynley once regarded as a mentor. Now, as Lynley struggles to find out if Nicola’s killer was an enemy of her father’s or one she earned herself, Barbara Havers, his longtime partner, crisscrosses London seeking information on the second victim. Yet the more dark secrets Lynley and Havers uncover, the more they learn that neither the victims nor the suspects are who they appear to be…that human relationships are often murderous…and that the blood that binds can also kill.
  

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Review: In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner (Inspector Lynley #10)

User Review  - Fran - Goodreads

I do enjoy these books by Elizabeth George partially because I like novels with more than one plot thread. George does deliver well on that point. This the second book of hers that I have read. I did ... Read full review

Review: In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner (Inspector Lynley #10)

User Review  - Marjolein - Goodreads

READ IN DUTCH I bought this book in a library sale for I think 0,50 Euro; because I'm a fan of the Lynley tv-series... It took me a long time to really get into the story. It's a long book, about 750 ... Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
3
Section 2
13
Section 3
29
Section 4
45
Section 5
64
Section 6
92
Section 7
118
Section 8
136
Section 18
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Section 19
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Section 20
341
Section 21
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Section 22
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Section 23
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Section 24
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Section 25
426

Section 9
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Section 10
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Section 11
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Section 12
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Section 13
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Section 14
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Section 15
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Section 16
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Section 17
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Section 26
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Section 27
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Section 28
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Section 29
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Section 30
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Section 31
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Section 32
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Section 33
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About the author (2009)

Elizabeth George's first novel, A Great Deliverance, was honored with the Anthony and Agatha Best First Novel awards and received the Grand Prix de Littérature Policičre. Her third novel, Well-Schooled in Murder, was awarded the prestigious German prize for mystery fiction, the MIMI. A Suitable Vengeance, For the Sake of Elena, Missing Joseph, Playing for the Ashes, In the Presence of the Enemy, and Deception on His Mind were international bestsellers. Elizabeth George divides her time between Huntington Beach, California, and London. She is currently at work on her eleventh novel.


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