For The Sake Of Elena

For The Sake Of Elena : An Inspector Lynley Novel: 5

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Elena Weaver, in her skimpy dresses and bright jewellery, exuded intelligence and sexuality. A student at St Stephen's College, Cambridge, she lived a life of casual but intense physical and emotional relationships, with scores to settle and targets to achieve. Until someone, lying in wait on the bank of the River Cam, where Elena went running every morning, bludgeoned the young woman to death.

Called into the rarefied world of academia, Inspector Thomas Lynley and his partner Barbara Havers find a tangled skein of love, obsession and desire - a maelstrom of emotion that has claimed Elena Weaver's life.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 496 pages
  • 130 x 196 x 34mm | 347g
  • Hodder Paperback
  • Oxon, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New ed.
  • 1444738305
  • 9781444738308
  • 15,518

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Ingenious; very well and subtly done Sunday Times
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A first-class, page-turning read * The Times * Cunningly deceptive * Scotsman * This excellent thriller is fast paced and believable with strong, well-rounded characters and an absorbing background * Today * Ingenious; very well and subtly done * Sunday Times *
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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 lives on Whidbey Island in the state of Washington. Visit Elizabeth`s website at
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11,842 ratings
3.99 out of 5 stars
5 28% (3,334)
4 46% (5,488)
3 22% (2,647)
2 3% (316)
1 0% (57)
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