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Something to Hide: An Inspector Lynley Novel: 21 - Inspector Lynley (Paperback)
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Something to Hide: An Inspector Lynley Novel: 21 - Inspector Lynley (Paperback)

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Paperback 640 Pages
Published: 03/11/2022
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A hugely complex and entertaining novel - Star Pick*, The Times Crime Club

Elizabeth George delivers another intelligent, intricate mystery - New York Times

Superlative . . . This is a memorable addition to [the Inspector Lynley] series - Publishers Weekly (starred, boxed review)

Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers and Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley are back in the next Lynley novel from Sunday Times bestselling author Elizabeth George.

A Nigerian born detective sergeant working for the Metropolitan Police is found unconscious in her own flat and ends up in hospital where she dies of her injury. The post-mortem reveals that the subdural hematoma is the result of a blow to her head. DI Thomas Lynley, DS Barbara Havers and DS Winston Nkata are called in to investigate a case that touches upon not only the work and the life of the murdered detective but also upon a controversial cultural tradition that damages and often destroys the future of everyone it involves.

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
ISBN: 9781399713139
Number of pages: 640
Weight: 760 g
Dimensions: 232 x 154 x 48 mm


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Superlative . . . This is a memorable addition to [the Inspector Lynley] series - Publishers Weekly (starred, boxed review)

"Abso-bloody-lutely" good! That would be DS Barbara Havers' verdict on this one. . . . An unsettling and thoroughly involving narrative - Booklist

A skillfully spun yarn of murder and mayhem - Kirkus Reviews

A hugely complex and entertaining novel - Star Pick*, The Times Crime Club

It feels like meeting old friends and that you're almost solving the crime together - Belfast Telegraph

A superbly written, complex but challenging read - Peterborough Telegraph

A well-plotted, fast-paced mystery - Women's Weekly

Expert pacing, plotting and the creation of psychologically convincing characters...make this well worth reading. Elizabeth George has been the recipient of a very number of prestigious awards for her writing...this new work, which engages with much darkness but finds some hope, might well gain her more - Irish Examiner

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“Interesting”

I enjoyed this police thriller, featuring Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers and Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley, although some of the subject matter was not to my liking (female genital mutilation). However, it... More

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“Long and complicated, but absolutely gripping.”

This is the latest title (Book 21) in the Inspector Lynley series. There’s been quite a gap in the schedule since Book 20 was published back in 2018, but the characters and settings were familiar and it was easy to... More

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“Long... Yet Riveting”

This tale, Something to Hide is book 21 in a series by Elizabeth George and is my introduction to both the series and the writer. Set in North London, I really liked Thomas Lynley, an Acting Chief Superintendent who... More

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