Playing for the Ashes (Inspector Lynley Mystery)

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9780340831410: Playing for the Ashes (Inspector Lynley Mystery)

When the body of England's leading batsman, Kenneth Fleming, is discovered in the burnt-out shell of a country cottage, it looks like a clear-cut case of arson. Further investigation reveals an almost embarrassing multitude of suspects for murder: from Fleming's lover to his son, nearly everyone in contact with Fleming seems to have a motive - and an opportunity. Inspector Lynley and his partner, Barbara Havers, are called in from Scotland Yard to help the local police force. They find a torment of twisted familial relationships and broken dreams - and as he brings the murderer to justice, Lynley must bear the weight of his own conscience.

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From the Publisher:

"A perfect choice for anyone in the market for first-rate summer fiction."
--The Sun, Baltimore

"Those who haven't discovered Elizabeth George ... should rush to read Playing for the Ashes."
--US Magazine

"A master of the modern English mystery."
--Entertainment Weekly

"Gritty and satisfying."
--The New Yorker

From the Inside Flap:

"The story begins with my father, actually, and the fact that I'm the one who's answerable for his death.  It was not my first crime, as you will see, but it is the one my mother couldn't forgive."

In her astonishing New York Times bestseller, acclaimed author Elizabeth George reveals the even darker truth behind this startling confession. Playing for the Ashes is a rich tale of passion, murder and love in which Inspector Thomas Lynley and Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers once again
find themselves embroiled in a case where nothing--and no one--is really what it seems.  Intense, suspenseful and brilliantly written, Playing for the
Ashes
will make readers "search out the sleuthing pair's first six adventures...a treasure," as Cosmopolitan predicted in their review.

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Editorial: Hodder And Stoughton Ltd. (2003)
ISBN 10: 0340831413 ISBN 13: 9780340831410
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Descripción Hodder And Stoughton Ltd., 2003. Taschenbuch. Estado de conservación: Neu. Neu Neuware, Importqualität, auf Lager, Versand per Büchersendung - Inspektor Lynley, Held von Elizabeth Georges raffinierten Kriminalstories, tritt erneut in Aktion. Allerdings steht er diesmal vor einem schier unlösbaren Rätsel, weiß nicht, ob der Tod des gefeierten Kricket-Champions Kenny Fleming ein Unfall war oder ein perfekter Mord. Tötungsmotive gäbe es genug, doch alle Verdächtigen haben ein Alibi. Aber, als Lynley Leben und Job riskiert, scheint es, als hätten selbst Mörder ein Gewissen. 680 pp. Englisch. Nº de ref. de la librería INF1000333727

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