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Great Deliverance

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ISBN-10: 0553384791

ISBN-13: 9780553384796

Edition: N/A

Authors: Elizabeth George

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To this day, the low, thin wail of an infant can be heard in Keldale's lush green valleys.  Three hundred years ago, as legend goes, the frightened Yorkshire villagers smothered a crying babe in Keldale Abbey, where they'd hidden to escape the ravages of Cromwell's raiders. Now into Keldale's pastoral web of old houses and older secrets comes Scotland Yard Inspector Thomas Lynley, the eighth earl of Asherton.  Along with the redoubtable Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers, Lynley has been sent to solve a savage murder that has stunned the peaceful countryside.  For fat, unlovely Roberta Teys has been found in her best dress, an axe in her lap, seated in the old stone barn beside her father's…    
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Book details

List price: $18.00
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

Elizabeth George was born on February 26, 1949, in Warren, Ohio. She received a bachelor's degree in education from the University of California in Riverside and a master's degree in counseling/psychology from California State University at Fullerton. She taught English in high school for about thirteen years before leaving to become a full-time writer. Her first mystery novel, A Great Deliverance, was also the first book in the Inspector Lynley series. It won the Anthony Award, the Agatha Award, and France's Le Grand Prix de Literature Policiere in 1989. She received Germany's MIMI for her novel Well-Schooled in Murder. Most of her novels have been filmed for television by the BBC.