Believing The Lie: A Lynley Novel

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Believing The Lie: A Lynley Novel

by Elizabeth George

New American Library | March 4, 2014 | Mass Market Paperbound

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Is it an accident?
Or murder?


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, 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.

As the investigation escalates, the Fairclough family’s veneer cracks, with deception and self-delusion threatening to destroy everyone from the Fairclough patriarch to the troubled son Ian left behind.


Format: Mass Market Paperbound

Dimensions: 640 pages, 6.85 × 4.46 × 1.39 in

Published: March 4, 2014

Publisher: New American Library

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0451465490

ISBN - 13: 9780451465498

Found in: Mystery and Suspense

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Believing The Lie: A Lynley Novel

by Elizabeth George

Format: Mass Market Paperbound

Dimensions: 640 pages, 6.85 × 4.46 × 1.39 in

Published: March 4, 2014

Publisher: New American Library

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0451465490

ISBN - 13: 9780451465498

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Is it an accident?
Or murder?


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, 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.

As the investigation escalates, the Fairclough family’s veneer cracks, with deception and self-delusion threatening to destroy everyone from the Fairclough patriarch to the troubled son Ian left behind.


About the Author

Elizabeth George is the New York Times bestselling author of numerous suspense novels, one book of nonfiction, and two short story collections. Her work has been honored with the Anthony Award, the Agatha Award, and France’s Le Grand Prix de Littérature Policière. She lives in Washington State.

Recent Inspector Thomas Lynley novels include: This Body of Death, Careless in Red, What Came Before He Shot Her, With No One as Witness, A Place of Hiding, and A Traitor to Memory. 

Editorial Reviews

"A multiplicity of subplots and a richness of physical detail...The terrain and the weather are objective correlatives to the characters'' stormy patches. Meanwhile, the story strands are untied and retied in satisfying and often moving ways."—The Wall Street Journal

"Elizabeth George is a superstar of the crime-fiction world, British Inspector Division. Deservedly so: Her tales always provide nuanced character studies and insights into social issues along with their intricate mysteries."—The Seattle Times

"Devilishly complicated."—Entertainment Weekly

"A dense, twisty plot with characters who reveal the sad spectrum of human dereliction."—People

"George''s...ability to continually enhance the portraits of Lynley, Havers, and other recurring characters while generating fully fleshed new ones for each novel is nothing less than superlative, and her atmospheric prose, complete with lovely and detailed descriptions of her setting, combines to add literary gravitas to her work...A worthy addition to her portfolio and one that simultaneously disturbs and satisfies."—Richmond Times-Dispatch

“Masterly…an intricate crime drama.”—Marie Claire
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