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A suitable vengeance

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New York : Bantam Books, 1991.
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ix, 371 pages ; 23 cm.
Green Hills - Adult Fiction
Fiction George
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Fiction George

"Ms. George proves that the classiest crime writers are true novelists."-- The New York Times Award-winning author Elizabeth George gives us an early glimpse into the lives of Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley, forensic scientist Simon Allcourt-St. James, and Lady Helen Clyde in a superlative mystery that is also a fascinating inquiry into the crimes of the heart. Lynley, the eighth earl of Asherton, has brought to Howenstow, his family home, the young woman he has asked to be his bride. But the savage murder of a local journalist is the catalyst for a lethal series of events that shatters the calm of a picturesque Cornwall village and embroils Lynley and St. James in a case far outside their jurisdiction--and a little too close to home. When a second death follows closely on the heels of the first, Lynley finds he can't help taking the investigation personally--because the evidence points to a killer within his own family. Praise for A Suitable Vengeance "Elizabeth George reigns as queen of the mystery genre. The Lynley books constitute the smartest, most gratifying complex and impassioned mystery series now being published." -- Entertainment Weekly "Ms. George can do it all, with style to spare." -- The Wall Street Journal "George goes to the head of the genre, with class." -- People

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APA Citation (style guide)

George, E. (1991). A suitable vengeance. New York: Bantam Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

George, Elizabeth, 1949-. 1991. A Suitable Vengeance. New York: Bantam Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

George, Elizabeth, 1949-, A Suitable Vengeance. New York: Bantam Books, 1991.

MLA Citation (style guide)

George, Elizabeth. A Suitable Vengeance. New York: Bantam Books, 1991. Print.

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