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Death comes to Pemberley
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James, P. D.

Death comes to Pemberley / P. D. James

London : Faber and Faber, 2012

Abstract: It is 1803, six years since Elizabeth and Darcy embarked on their life together at Pemberley, Darcy's magnificent estate. Their peaceful, orderly world seems almost unassailable. Elizabeth has found her footing as the chatelaine of the great house. They have two fine sons, Fitzwilliam and Charles. Elizabeth's sister Jane and her husband, Bingley, live nearby; her father visits often; there is optimistic talk about the prospects of marriage for Darcy's sister Georgiana. And preparations are under way for their much-anticipated annual autumn ball. But now, Pemberley is thrown into chaos after Elizabeth Bennett's disgraced sister Lydia arrives and announces that her husband Wickham has been murdered

ˆThe ‰private patient
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ˆThe ‰private patient / P.D. James

London : Faber & Faber, 2008

Abstract: When the notorious investigative journalist Rhoda Gradwyn booked into Mr Chandler-Powell's private clinic in Dorset for the removal of a disfiguring and long-standing facial scar, she had every prospect of a successful operation by a distinguished surgeon, a week's peaceful convalescence in one of Dorset's most beautiful manor houses and the beginning of a new life. She was never to leave Cheverell Manor alive. Dalgliesh and his team are called in to investigate the murder, and later a second death, which are to raise even more complicated problems than the question of innocence or guilt

The children of men
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The children of men / P. D. James

London : Faber and faber, 2006

The lighthouse
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The lighthouse / P. D. James

London : Faber and Faber, 2005

Abstract: Adam Dalgleish is called on to solve a brutal murder on an island off the Cornish coast which has been set up as a retreat for overstressed people in positions of high authority - Unfortunately, he and his team are under other, more insidious pressures in their own lives.

Death in holy orders
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James, P. D.

Death in holy orders / P. D. James

London : Faber and Faber, 2001

Abstract: Death in Holy Orders is set in an Anglican theological college on a desolate stretch of the East Anglian coast, a locality which she has made particularly her own. When the body of one of the students is found on the shore smothered by a fall of sand, his wealthy father demands that Scotland Yard should re-examine the verdict of accidental death. Commander Dalgliesh has visited St. Anselm's in his boyhood and, as he is due for a holiday, agrees to pay a visit, expecting no more than a nostalgic return to old haunts and a straightforward examination of the evidence given at the inquest. Instead he finds himself embroiled in one of the most horrific and puzzling cases of his career. Other visitors come to the college on the weekend of his arrival, not all of them with benign intent. One of them will never leave it alive

Innocent blood
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James, P. D.

Innocent blood / P. D. James

London : Penguin books, 1989

Death of an expert witness
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Death of an expert witness / P. D. James

London : Penguin, 1989

Abstract: The scientists who work at Hoggatt's laboratory are all experts in violent death, accustomed to the smell of the mortuary. Now the brutal murder of one of their own brings Adam Dalgliesh hurrying from Scotland Yard to the fens of East Anglia, where a murderer is waiting to strike again.

The skull beneath the skin
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The skull beneath the skin / P. D. James

London : Sphere books, 1983