Shroud for a Nightingale

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Knopf Canada, Jun 29, 2010 - Dalgliesh, Adam (Fictitious character) - 399 pages
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An Adam Dalgliesh mystery by an award-winning, internationally acclaimed novelist.

Two student nurses lie dead, the great hospital nursing school of Nightingale House is shadowed with terror, and a secret medical world of sex, shame, and scandal is about to be exposed. It is the job of Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard to probe even deeper into the macabre mystery and unmask a killer who operates as skillfully as a surgeon -- before the epidemic of evil gets completely out of hand.

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Enjoyed the characters, the rich plot, the slow pacing. - Goodreads
PD James is a master crime writer. - Goodreads
Well crafted, good and pacey, very easy to read. - Goodreads
Plot twists until the very end. - Goodreads
The character development is even better. - Goodreads
I love her writing and did not guess the end. - Goodreads

Review: Shroud for a Nightingale (Adam Dalgliesh #4)

User Review  - Vicki Kondelik - Goodreads

Shroud for a Nightingale is the fourth book in PD James' mystery series featuring Adam Dalgliesh, a Scotland Yard detective and published poet. PD James, who died last year at 94, was one of the ... Read full review

Review: Shroud for a Nightingale (Adam Dalgliesh #4)

User Review  - Catherine Meza - Goodreads

Shroud for a Nightingale is a novel that transcends its genre. I was immediately immersed in the atmospheric description of the Victorian mansion,the setting for the nurse training school and the ... Read full review

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About the author (2010)

P. D. James is the author of nearly twenty books, most of which have been filmed for television. Before her retirement in 1979, she served in the forensics and criminal justice departments of Great Britain's Home Office, and she has been a magistrate and a governor of the BBC. The recipient of many prizes and honours, she was created Baroness James of Holland Park in 1991. In 2000, she published her autobiography, Time to Be in Earnest.

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