Payment in Blood
NEL, 2003. A paperback copy in good, clean condition.
The second novel in the "Inspector Lynley mystery" series. An isolated Scottish mansion is the venue for a reading of a controversial new play. But on the first evening, the playright is savagely murdered. One of the suspects is Helen Clyde - the woman Lynley loves.
'A treat -- splendidly plotted and beautifully written' -- Colin Dexter 'If Agatha Christie were writing today, this is how she'd do it. Good plot, credible characters and a very perceptive and observant female eye' -- Ted Allbeury
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.