Author: P. D. James

P.D. James is the grand dame of contemporary mysteries.

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Innocent Blood - Adam Dalgliesh Mystery

Innocent Blood
  • Number: B007OV60J8
  • Release: 2012-04-17
  • Author: P. D. James
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Touchstone
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Adopted as a child into a privileged family, Philippa Palfrey fantasizes that she is the daughter of an aristocrat and a parlor maid. The terrifying truth about her parents and a long-ago murder is only the first in a series of shocking betrayals. Philippa quickly learns that those who delve into the secrets of the past must be on guard when long-buried horrors begin to stir.


A Mind to Murder - Adam Dalgliesh Mystery

A Mind to Murder
  • Number: B007OV5UNA
  • Release: 2012-04-17
  • Author: P. D. James
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Touchstone
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When the administrative head of the Steen Psychiatric Clinic is found dead with a chisel in her heart, Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard is called in to investigate. Dalgliesh must analyze the deep-seated anxieties and thwarted desires of patients and staff alike to determine which of their unresolved conflicts resulted in murder.


Shroud for a Nightingale - Adam Dalgliesh Mystery

Shroud for a Nightingale
  • Number: B007OVD834
  • Release: 2012-04-17
  • Author: P. D. James
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Touchstone
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The young women of Nightingale House are there to learn to nurse and comfort the suffering. But when one of the students plays patient in a demonstration of nursing skills, she is horribly, brutally killed. Another student dies equally mysteriously, and it is up to Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard to unmask a killer who has decided to prescribe murder as the cure for all ills.


The Skull Beneath the Skin - Adam Dalgliesh Mystery

The Skull Beneath the Skin
  • Number: B007OVDMYE
  • Release: 2012-04-17
  • Author: P. D. James
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Touchstone
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P. D. James is "the reigning mistress of murder." -- Time

Private detective Cordelia Gray is invited to the sunlit island of Courcy to protect the vainly beautiful actress Clarissa Lisle from veiled threats on her life. Within the rose red walls of a fairy-tale castle, she finds the stage is set for death.


Unnatural Causes - Adam Dalgliesh Mystery

Unnatural Causes
  • Number: B007OVDI7A
  • Release: 2012-04-17
  • Author: P. D. James
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Touchstone
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A famous mystery writer is found dead at the bottom of a dinghy, with both hands chopped off at the wrists. Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh, with help from his remarkable Aunt Jane, must discover who typed the writer's death sentence before the plot takes another murderous turn.


An Unsuitable Job for a Woman - Cordelia Gray Mystery

An Unsuitable Job for a Woman
  • Number: B007OV5W2O
  • Release: 2012-04-17
  • Author: P. D. James
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Touchstone
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Handsome Cambridge dropout Mark Callender died hanging by the neck with a faint trace of lipstick on his mouth. When the official verdict is suicide, his wealthy father hires fledgling private investigator Cordelia Gray to find out what led him to self-destruction. What she discovers instead is a twisting trail of secrets and sins, and the strong scent of murder.

An Unsuitable Job for a Woman introduces P. D. James's courageous but vulnerable young detective, Cordelia Gray, in a "top-rated puzzle of peril that holds you all the way" (The New York Times).


The Black Tower - Adam Dalgliesh Mystery

The Black Tower
  • Number: B007OV6AT8
  • Release: 2012-04-17
  • Author: P. D. James
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Touchstone
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Just recovered from a grave illness, Commander Adam Dalgliesh is called to the bedside of an elderly priest. When Dalgliesh arrives, Father Baddeley is dead. Is it merely his own brush with mortality that causes Dalgliesh to sense the shadow of death about to fall once more?


Cover Her Face - Adam Dalgliesh Mystery

Cover Her Face
  • Number: B007OV600W
  • Release: 2012-04-17
  • Author: P. D. James
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Touchstone
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Headstrong and beautiful, the young housemaid Sally Jupp is put rudely in her place, strangled in her bed behind a bolted door. Coolly brilliant policeman Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland Yard must find her killer among a houseful of suspects, most of whom had very good reason to wish her ill.


Death of an Expert Witness - Adam Dalgliesh Mystery

Death of an Expert Witness
  • Number: B007OVDLYU
  • Release: 2012-04-17
  • Author: P. D. James
  • Genre: Suspense
  • Tags: Suspense: Mystery
  • Publisher: Touchstone
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An evil-tempered forensic scientist is put to death, putting many of his colleagues out of misery. Commander Adam Dalgliesh must exhume the secrets of Dr. Lorrimer's laboratory in order to lay bare the murderous motive hidden in one human heart.


Book Library

  • Death of an Expert Witness Death of an Expert Witness
  • Cover Her Face Cover Her Face
  • The Black Tower The Black Tower
  • An Unsuitable Job for a Woman An Unsuitable Job for a Woman
  • Unnatural Causes Unnatural Causes
  • The Skull Beneath the Skin The Skull Beneath the Skin
  • Shroud for a Nightingale Shroud for a Nightingale
  • A Mind to Murder A Mind to Murder
  • Innocent Blood Innocent Blood