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A Place of Hiding
by Elizabeth George

RRP €10.99

A Place of Hiding
by Author Name Elizabeth George

Book details for title
List Price:10.99
Format: Paperback, 197 x 130 x 41mm, 640pp
Publication date: 13 Sep 2012
Publisher: Hodder Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781444738360

Description

The sudden death of Guy Brouard after his morning swim shocks the residents of Guernsey. A generous patron and benefactor of the island since his arrival there a decade ago, his demise puts a question mark over many cherished projects. When a young American woman is charged with the murder, her brother seeks help from the only contact he has in the UK - Deborah St James. Deborah is horrified to find that her old friend has been arrested and persuades her husband Simon to accompany her to Guernsey to avert this miscarriage of justice. There they find a tangled web of deceit and betrayal, with its origins in wartime occupation. In solving the crime, they must rely on their long-standing friendship with Inspector Lynley; they must also learn painful lessons about loyalty and trust, and the loving tyranny of family ties.

Reviews

This exquisitely plotted mystery bursts with well-developed characters ... With her flair for language, George reinforces her reputation as one of today's finest mystery writers. Publishers Weekly her nuanced characterizations drive the novel ... this commands attention ... dense, complex, and riveting. Booklist (USA) highly absorbing ... enough cliffhangers and red herrings to keep you guessing to the end. Sarah Broadhurst,Bookseller A fine addition to George's ouevre, this twelfth outing in her popular series will delight her fans. Jane Adams, Amazon.com excellent holiday reading from one of the queens of the traditional detective story. Sainsbury's Magazine (June 04)