A Great Deliverance

A Great Deliverance

Downloadable Audiobook - 2018
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To this day, the low, thin wail of an infant can be heard in Keldale's lush green valleys. Three hundred years ago, as legend goes, the frightened Yorkshire villagers smothered a crying babe in Keldale Abbey, where they'd hidden to escape the ravages of Cromwell's raiders.Now into Keldale's pastoral web of old houses and older secrets comes Scotland Yard Inspector Thomas Lynley, the eighth earl of Asherton. Along with the redoubtable Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers, Lynley has been sent to solve a savage murder that has stunned the peaceful countryside. For fat, unlovely Roberta Teys has been found in her best dress, an axe in her lap, seated in the old stone barn beside her father's headless corpse. Her first and last words were "I did it. And I'm not sorry." Yet as Lynley and Havers wind their way through Keldale's dark labyrinth of secret scandals and appalling crimes, they uncover a shattering series of revelations that will reverberate through this tranquil English valley--and in their own lives as well.
Publisher: [New York] : Random House Audio, 2018
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781984882509
1984882503
Branch Call Number: EAUDIO OVERDRIVE
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (11 hr., 09 min., 53 sec.)) : digital
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Additional Contributors: Peters, Donada

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BookSnitch
Oct 02, 2017

I couldn't finish it. I got halfway through the 2nd disc and I still wasn't interested and had no idea what was going on.

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pfcpat2
Jun 06, 2011

Elizabeth George is one of the best mystery writers I have ever read. This book is the first in a series of books called the "Inspector Lynley" mysteries. Some of these were made into Masterpiece Mystery TV shows. The plots of her books are quite complex, however, the details are virtually without errors, i.e., very few loose ends! Because of the numerous characters and places in her books, I had to go to the Internet and find a website that provided a character development review to help me keep track of who, what, and where!! (That website is at, www.weeblesue.com) In my opinion, Elizabeth George is right up there with Patricia Cornwell, Tony Hillerman, and Henning Mankell (who wrote the Kurt Wallander mysteries).

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pfcpat2 thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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