An isolated Scottish mansion is the venue for a reading of a controversial new play by a West End theatre company. But on the very first evening, the playwright is savagely murdered, and Inspector Thomas Lynley faces the most testing case of his career. For one of the suspects is Lady Helen Clyde, the woman Lynley loves. And as he attempts to untangle the family scandals, fierce theatrical rivalries and long-buried secrets that beset the case, Lynley struggles to balance the clinical detachment of his job with the intensity ...
An isolated Scottish mansion is the venue for a reading of a controversial new play by a West End theatre company. But on the very first evening, the playwright is savagely murdered, and Inspector Thomas Lynley faces the most testing case of his career. For one of the suspects is Lady Helen Clyde, the woman Lynley loves. And as he attempts to untangle the family scandals, fierce theatrical rivalries and long-buried secrets that beset the case, Lynley struggles to balance the clinical detachment of his job with the intensity of his feelings.
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I think this is one of the top stories Elizabeth George has done. Its twist and turns keep you engaged
Dec 11, 2008
Elizabeth George--Payment in Blood
I enjoyed reading this book. I have enjoyed every Elizabeth George book I have read so far. I started with her first book and I am trying to read them in sequence. The recurring characters all have such interesting lives. I like to read them in order so that I can keep track of what happens to the main characters. This author writes very well. She writes English murder mysteries but she is American. Figure that one out. 'Payment in Blood' was her second book that features Inspector Lynley and Sgt Havers. There were at least two murders which eventually our main characters solved. There was also a lot of heartache & suffering on the part of Inspector Lynley because the love of his life had found some else.
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