Michael Capuzzo The Murder Room

ISBN 13: 9780754094821

The Murder Room

 
9780754094821: The Murder Room

"The Murder Room" is the Number One Bestseller from PD James. Commander Adam Dalgliesh is already acquainted with the Dupayne Museum in Hampstead, and with its sinister murder room celebrating notorious crimes committed in the interwar years, when he is called to investigate the killing of one of the trustees. He soon discovers that the victim was seeking to close the museum against the wishes of both staff and fellow trustees. Everyone, it seems, has something to gain from the crime. When it becomes clear that the killer is prepared to kill again, inspired by the real-life crimes from the murder room, Dalgliesh knows that to solve this case he has to get into the mind of a ruthless killer. Adam Dalgliesh is back. From the author of "Original Sin" and "Death in Holy Orders" comes "The Murder Room", PD James' most enticing work. Praise for "The Murder Room": "Classic, guaranteed to delight all crime addicts". ("The Literary Review"). "Totally absorbing read, a detective thriller of superb quality". ("Daily Express"). P.D. James is the queen of crime fiction and the author of numerous bestsellers including "A Taste for Death", "Original Sin", "A Certain Justice" and "Death in Holy Orders". She lives in London.

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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 of the family trustees. He soon discovers that the victim was seeking to close the museum against the wishes of the fellow trustees and the Dupayne's devoted staff. Everyone, it seems, has something to gain from the crime. When it becomes clear that the murderer has been inspired by the real-life crimes from the murder room--and is preparing to kill again--Dalgliesh knows that to solve this case he has to get into the mind of a ruthless killer.

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Praise for Death in Holy Orders, The National Bestseller
“Baroness James of Holland Park has lost none of her power as a storyteller. Death in Holy Orders is a great novel about Heaven, Hell, death and judgment.” -- The Globe and Mail

“James is a delight to read, a writer in love with the language as much as her characters and her detailed plots.... This is an exquisite book, perfect in its details.” -- Winnipeg Free Press

“P. D. James’s latest mystery novel, Death in Holy Orders, reconfirms her place high in the panoply of contemporary crime writers.... This is a book to be savoured.” -- National Post
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