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A Place of Hiding By Elizabeth George

A Place of Hiding
by Elizabeth George

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A Place of Hiding by Elizabeth George

The sudden death of Guy Brouard after his morning swim shocks the residents of Guernsey. A generous patron and benefactor of the island since his arrival there a decade ago, his demise puts a question mark over many cherished projects. When a young American woman is charged with the murder, her brother seeks help from the only contact he has in the UK - Deborah St James. Deborah is horrified to find that her old friend has been arrested and persuades her husband Simon to accompany her to Guernsey to avert this miscarriage of justice. There they find a tangled web of deceit and betrayal, with its origins in wartime occupation. In solving the crime, they must rely on their long-standing friendship with Inspector Lynley; they must also learn painful lessons about loyalty and trust, and the loving tyranny of family ties.

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A Place of Hiding Reviews

'This exquisitely plotted mystery bursts with well-developed characters ... With her flair for language, George reinforces her reputation as one of today's finest mystery writers.' -- Publishers Weekly 20030602 'her nuanced characterizations drive the novel ... this commands attention ... dense, complex, and riveting.' -- Booklist (USA) 20030602 'highly absorbing ... enough cliffhangers and red herrings to keep you guessing to the end.' -- Sarah Broadhurst,Bookseller 20040227 'A fine addition to George's ouevre, this thirteenth outing in her popular series will delight her fans.' -- Jane Adams, 20040227 'excellent holiday reading from one of the queens of the traditional detective story.' -- Sainsbury's Magazine (June 04) 20040227

About Elizabeth George

Elizabeth George is the author of highly acclaimed novels of psychological suspense. She won the Anthony and Agatha Best First Novel awards in America and received the Grand Prix de Litterature Policiere in France. In 1990 she was awarded the prestigious German prize for international mystery fiction, the MIMI. Her novels have now been adapted for television by the BBC. An Edgar and Macavity Nominee as well as a New York Times and international bestselling author, Elizabeth George divides her time between Washington and Kensington, London.

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A Place of Hiding by Elizabeth George
Elizabeth George
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