Playing for the Ashes

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Random House Publishing Group, May 6, 2008 - Fiction - 688 pages
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"The story begins with my father, actually, and the fact that I'm the one who's answerable for his death.  It was not my first crime, as you will see, but it is the one my mother couldn't forgive."

In her astonishing New York Times bestseller, acclaimed author Elizabeth George reveals the even darker truth behind this startling confession. Playing for the Ashes is a rich tale of passion, murder and love in which Inspector Thomas Lynley and Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers once again
find themselves embroiled in a case where nothing--and no one--is really what it seems.  Intense, suspenseful and brilliantly written, Playing for the
Ashes
will make readers "search out the sleuthing pair's first six adventures...a treasure," as Cosmopolitan predicted in their review.


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This was my least favorite Elizabeth George book so far :( I've really been enjoying the series. Hopefully the next one is better.... Read full review

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Contents

TITLE PAGE
CHAPTER 1
CHAPTER 2
CHAPTER 3
CHAPTER 4
OLIVIA
CHAPTER 5
CHAPTER 6
CHAPTER 14
CHAPTER 15
CHAPTER 16
CHAPTER 17
OLIVIA OLIVIA
CHAPTER 18
CHAPTER 19
CHAPTER 20

CHAPTER 7
OLIVIA
CHAPTER 8
CHAPTER 9
CHAPTER 10
CHAPTER 11
OLIVIA OLIVIA OLIVIA
CHAPTER 12
CHAPTER 13
CHAPTER 21
CHAPTER 22
CHAPTER 23
OLIVIA
CHAPTER 24
OLIVIA
CHAPTER 25
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About the author (2008)

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 Policière. Her third novel, Well-Schooled in Murder, was awarded the prestigious German prize for suspense fiction, the MIMI. A Suitable Vengeance, For the Sake of Elena, Missing Joseph, Playing for the Ashes, In the Presence of the Enemy, Deception on His Mind, In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner, A Traitor to Memory, and I, Richard were international bestsellers. Elizabeth George divides her time between Huntington Beach, California, and London. Her novels are currently being dramatized by the BBC.


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