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  • The Black Towerby P. D. James

    Faber & Faber 2008; US$ 10.99

    Award-winning P.D. James, one of the masters of crime fiction, takes her best-known detective to the Dorset coast in this murder mystery. Awakening on his sick bed to a deepening sense of his own mortality, Dalgliesh fights with his illness and finds himself embroiled in a thrilling murder investigation packed with lies, suspicion and deceit. Commander... more...

  • The Children of Menby P. D. James

    Faber & Faber 2008; US$ 10.99

    Award-winning P.D. James, one of the masters of British crime fiction, plots this atmospheric and disturbing novel in the year 2021. Children of Men is a brilliant mystery possessing all of the qualities which distinguish P.D. James as a novelist. Under the despotic rule of Xan Lyppiatt, the Warden of England, the old are despairing and the young... more...

  • The Complete Sherlock Holmesby Arthur Conan Doyle; P.D. James

    Random House 2010; US$ 6.99

    WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY P.D. JAMES This book contains all the investigations and adventures of the world's most popular detective, Sherlock Holmes. From 'The Adventure of the Gloria Scott ' to 'His Last Bow' we follow the illustrious career of this quintessential British hero from his university days to his final case. His efforts to uncover the... more...

  • Death in Holy Ordersby P. D. James

    Random House Publishing Group 2001; US$ 17.00

    From the award-winning master of literary crime fiction, a classic work rich in tense drama and psychological insight. On the East Anglian seacoast, a small theological college hangs precariously on an eroding shoreline and an equally precarious future. When the body of a student is found buried in the sand, the boy’s influential father demands that... more...

  • The Murder Roomby P. D. James

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2003; US$ 15.95

    National Bestseller  Murders present meet murders past in P.D. James’s latest harrowing, thought-provoking thriller. Commander Adam Dalgliesh is already acquainted with the Dupayne--a museum dedicated to the interwar years, with a room celebrating the most notorious murders of that time--when he is called to investigate the killing of one... more...

  • The Lighthouseby P. D. James

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2005; US$ 16.95

    A secure and secluded retreat for the rich and powerful becomes the setting for an unsettling series of murders.  Combe Island off the Cornish coast is a restful haven for the elite. But when one of its distinguished visitors is found hanging from the island’s famous lighthouse in what appears to have been a murder, the peace is shattered. Commander... more...

  • Time to Be in Earnestby P. D. James

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.00

    In 1997, P. D. James, the much loved and internationally acclaimed author of mysteries, turned seventy-seven. Taking to heart Dr. Johnson's advice that at seventy-seven it is "time to be in earnest," she decided to undertake a book unlike any she had written before: a personal memoir in the form of a diary. This enchanting and highly original volume... more...

  • A Taste for Deathby P. D. James

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95

    When the quiet Little Vestry of St. Matthew's Church becomes the blood-soaked scene of a double murder, Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgliesh faces an intriguing conundrum: How did an upper-crust Minister come to lie, slit throat to slit throat, next to a neighborhood derelict of the lowest order? Challenged with the investigation of a crime that... more...

  • The Children of Menby P. D. James

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.95

    Told with P. D. James's trademark suspense, insightful characterization, and riveting storytelling, The Children of Men is a story of a world with no children and no future. The human race has become infertile, and the last generation to be born is now adult. Civilization itself is crumbling as suicide and despair become commonplace. Oxford historian... more...

  • A Mind to Murderby P. D. James

    Faber & Faber 2008; US$ 10.20

    A piercing scream, shattering the evening calm, brings Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh hurrying from his literary party to the nearby Steen Psychiatric Clinic, where he discovers the body of a woman sprawled on the basement floor, a chisel thrust through her heart. As Dalgliesh probes beneath the apparently unruffled calm of the clinic, he discovers... more...