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A Banquet of Consequences by Elizabeth George

‘A Banquet of Consequences’ is the 19th Inspector Linley novel by Elizabeth George. The previous novel in the series ‘Just One Evil Act’ was getting back towards the best (after a bit of a slump in the series), but this … Continue reading

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This Body of Death by Elizabeth George

‘This Body of Death’ is Elizabeth George’s 16th Inspector Linley mystery and while Linley is slowly getting back to the man we know and love (after his wife’s murder), at times in this novel he seemed to be dragged there … Continue reading

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Careless in Red by Elizabeth George

Although ‘Careless in Red’ was published several years after ‘With No One as Witness’, the events within these two books takes place only three months apart (I’ll quite happily ignore ‘What Came Before He Shot Her’). So at the beginning … Continue reading

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What Came Before He Shot Her by Elizabeth George

‘What Came Before He Shot Her’ is not strictly part of the Inspector Linley Series, but describes the events leading up to the tragedy at the end of book 13 – ‘With No One as Witness’ where Linley’s pregnant wife … Continue reading

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With No One as Witness by Elizabeth George

‘With No One as Witness’ is the 13th book in Elizabeth George’s Inspector Linley series and once again it permanently changes the lives of the main characters. A serial killer is operating in London – targeting 12 and 13 year … Continue reading

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A Place of Hiding by Elizabeth George

‘A Place of Hiding’ is the 12th book in Elizabeth George’s Inspector Linley series. Thomas Linley and Barbara Havers don’t feature in this book with the lead being taken by Deborah and Simon Allcourt St James. During her 20s, Deborah … Continue reading

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A Traitor to Memory by Elizabeth George

‘A Traitor to Memory’ is the 11th Inspector Linley novel by Elizabeth George and probably the most intricately plotted so far. Gideon Davies discovered his talent for playing the violin before he was old enough to start school. Now in … Continue reading

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In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner by Elizabeth George

‘In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner is the 10th book in Elizabeth George’s Linley/ Havers series. The actions of Barbara Havers in the previous book – ‘Deception of his Mind’ have led to her demotion. In addition to this, Inspector … Continue reading

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Deception on His Mind by Elizabeth George

‘Deception on his Mind’ is the 9th book in Elizabeth George’s Inspector Linley series, but Thomas Linley is almost completely absent in this book since he is on his honeymoon with Helen (finally). DS Barbara Havers ended the previous novel … Continue reading

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In the Presence of the Enemy by Elizabeth George

‘In the Presence of the Enemy’ is Elizabeth George’s 8th Inspector Linley novel and the twists and turns of the story and quality of the writing had me reading well into the night on this one. Charlotte Bowen is the … Continue reading

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