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Playing For The Ashes

ebook / ISBN-13: 9781848942752

Price: £9.99

ON SALE: 21st July 2011

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

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When the body of England’s leading batsman, Kenneth Fleming, is discovered in the burnt-out shell of a country cottage, it looks like a clear-cut case of arson. Further investigation reveals an almost embarrassing multitude of suspects for murder: from Fleming’s lover to his son, nearly everyone in contact with Fleming seems to have a motive – and an opportunity.

Inspector Lynley and his partner, Barbara Havers, are called in from Scotland Yard to help the local police force. They find a torment of twisted familial relationships and broken dreams – and as he brings the murderer to justice, Lynley must bear the weight of his own conscience.


A very fine writer
<i>The Times</i>
An adult and meaty crime story
<i>Daily Mail</i>
Ms George is the connoisseur's crime writer
Sunday Express
Sunday Times