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A Banquet of Consequences

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A Banquet of Consequences
Title
A Banquet of Consequences
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Elizabeth George
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eng
Summary
"George's mystery unfolds with great psychological depth, finely drawn characters and gorgeous portraits of the English countryside. . . . [George] is an essential writer of popular fiction today." —The Washington PostThe #1 New York Times bestselling author's award-winning series returns with another stunning crime drama featuring Scotland Yard members Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers. Look out for Elizabeth George's newest novel, The Punishment She Deserves, available March 2018. The unspoken secrets and buried lies of one family rise to the surface in Elizabeth George's newest novel of crime, passion, and tragic history. As Inspector Thomas Lynley investigates the London angle of an ever more darkly disturbing case, his partner, Barbara Havers, is looking behind the peaceful façade of country life to discover a twisted world of desire and deceit. The suicide of William Goldacre is devastating to those left behind who will have to deal with its unintended consequences—could there be a link between the young man's leap from a Dorset cliff and a horrific poisoning in Cambridge? After various issues with her department, Barbara Havers is desperate to redeem herself. So when a past encounter gives her a connection to the unsolved Cambridge murder, Barbara begs Thomas Lynley to let her pursue the crime, knowing one mistake could mean the end of her career. Full of shocks, intensity, and suspense from the first page to the last, A Banquet of Consequences reveals both Lynley and Havers under mounting pressure to solve a case both complicated and deeply disturbing
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"As Inspector Thomas Lynley investigates the London angle of an ever more darkly disturbing case, his partner, Barbara Havers, is looking behind the peaceful faðcade of country life to discover a twisted world of desire, deceit, and murder. The suicide of William Goldacre is devastating to those left behind. But what was the cause of his tragedy and how far might the consequences reach? Is there a link between the young man's leap from a Dorset cliff and a horrific poisoning in Cambridge? After various career-threatening issues with her department, Barbara Havers is desperate to redeem herself. So when a past encounter with a bestselling feminist writer and her pushy personal assistant gives her a connection to the Cambridge murder, Barbara begs Thomas Lynley to let her pursue the crime" --
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10408800
Cataloging source
BT
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1949-
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George, Elizabeth
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
Thomas Lynley mysteries
Series volume
0019
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  • Fiction
  • Mystery
Target audience
adult
Label
A Banquet of Consequences
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Publication
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OVERDRIVE:e893dc1a-29de-49b2-913c-34901c9d2915
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780698186163
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
A Banquet of Consequences
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:e893dc1a-29de-49b2-913c-34901c9d2915
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780698186163
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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