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Playing for the Ashes

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ISBN-10: 0553385496

ISBN-13: 9780553385496

Edition: N/A

Authors: Elizabeth George

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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…    
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/15/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 688
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.100
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.