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The Resource Believing the lie, Elizabeth George

Believing the lie, Elizabeth George

Label
Believing the lie
Title
Believing the lie
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth George
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lynley is sent undercover to investigate the death of Ian Creswell at the request of the man's wealthy uncle. The death has been ruled an accidental drowning, and nothing on the surface indicates otherwise, but when Lynley enlists the help of his friends Simon and Deborah St. James, the trio's digging finds that the clan is awash in secrets, lies and motives
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Summary
In this novel Inspector Thomas Lynley is mystified when he's sent undercover to investigate the death of Ian Cresswell at the request of the man's uncle, the wealthy and influential Bernard Fairclough. The death has been ruled an accidental drowning, andnothing on the surface indicates otherwise. But when Lynley enlists the help of his friends Simon and Deborah St. James, the trio's digging soon reveals that the Fairclough clan is awash in secrets, lies, and motives. Deborah's investigation of the prime suspect, Bernard's prodigal son Nicholas, a recovering drug addict, leads her to Nicholas' wife, a woman with whom she feels a kinship, a woman as fiercely protective as she is beautiful. Lynley and Simon delve for information from the rest of the family, including the victim's bitter ex-wife and the man he left her for, and Bernard himself. As the investigation escalates, the Fairclough family's veneer cracks, with deception and self-delusion threatening to destroy everyone from the Fairclough patriarch to Tim, the troubled son Ian left behind
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Pace
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Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10017175
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
Series statement
Thomas Lynley mysteries
Series volume
0017
Target audience
adult
Label
Believing the lie, Elizabeth George
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Maps on lining papers
Control code
731911133
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
610 p.
Isbn
9780525952589
Lccn
2011032904
Other physical details
maps (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)731911133
Label
Believing the lie, Elizabeth George
Publication
Note
Maps on lining papers
Control code
731911133
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
610 p.
Isbn
9780525952589
Lccn
2011032904
Other physical details
maps (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)731911133

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