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George, Elizabeth

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ISBN 10: 0553092626 / ISBN 13: 9780553092622
Published by Bantam, New York, 1994
Used Condition: Fine Hardcover
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9.5 x 1.5 x 6.5 Inches; 624 pages; "The story begins with my father, actually, and the fact that I'm the one who's answerable for his death.ÂÂIt was not my first crime, as you will see, but it is the one my mother couldn't forgive."In her astonishing New York Times bestseller, acclaimed author Elizabeth George reveals the even darker truth behind this startling confession Playing For The Ashes is a rich tale of passion, murder and love in which Inspector Thomas Lynley and Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers once againfind themselves embroiled in a case where nothing--and no one--is really what it seems.ÂÂIntense, suspenseful and brilliantly written, Playing for theAshes will make readers "search out the sleuthing pair's first six adventures. a treasure," as Cosmopolitan predicted in their review. Bookseller Inventory # 2743

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Publisher: Bantam, New York

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition; First Printing.

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Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley, the Eighth Earl of Asherton, and his partner, Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers, encounter what seems to be a perfect crime as they investigate a fatal fire at an fifteenth-century cottage. 85,000 first printing. $85,000 ad/promo.

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"A perfect choice for anyone in the market for first-rate summer fiction."
--The Sun, Baltimore

"Those who haven't discovered Elizabeth George ... should rush to read Playing for the Ashes."
--US Magazine

"A master of the modern English mystery."
--Entertainment Weekly

"Gritty and satisfying."
--The New Yorker

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