Payment in Blood

Payment in Blood

Book - 2007
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The career of a playwright comes to an abupt end on an isolated estate in the Scottish Highlands when someone drives an 18-inch dirk through her neck.
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 2007, c1989
Edition: Bantam trade paperback ed
ISBN: 9780553384802
Characteristics: 413 p. ; 21 cm


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Aug 19, 2016

With this 2nd installment in her Thomas Lynley series, Elizabeth George draws heavily on the traditions of Sayers, Tey and Christie -- Golden Age writers who repeatedly mixed theatrical artisans into mysteries set amid the English Country Set and did so with very entertaining effect. Originally published in 1989, with "Payment in Blood" George proved herself able to handle the comparisons while showing us characters of our time.

rowanquincy May 02, 2015

One of the best Lynley/Havers books. Sgt Havers is one of my all time favourite detectives and she is featured well here. An engaging read.

Jul 08, 2010

Like the first book in the Lynley series, the characters are more interesting than the mystery.


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