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The Resource Believing the lie : an Inspector Lynley novel, Elizabeth George

Believing the lie : an Inspector Lynley novel, Elizabeth George

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Believing the lie : an Inspector Lynley novel
Title
Believing the lie
Title remainder
an Inspector Lynley novel
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth George
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Language
eng
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, 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 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's 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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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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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10017175
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Series statement
An Inspector Lynley novel
Series volume
0017
Target audience
adult
Label
Believing the lie : an Inspector Lynley novel, Elizabeth George
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Publication
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Map on end papers
Control code
ocn731911133
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
610 p.
Isbn
9780525952589
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2011032904
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maps
System control number
(OCoLC)731911133
Label
Believing the lie : an Inspector Lynley novel, Elizabeth George
Publication
Note
Map on end papers
Control code
ocn731911133
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
610 p.
Isbn
9780525952589
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2011032904
Other physical details
maps
System control number
(OCoLC)731911133

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