Adam Dalgliesh Series

14 primary works • 18 total works
Mysteries featuring an English police detective. Connected to James' Cordelia Gray series.

Book 1

Cover Her Face
3.93
· 30953 Ratings · 1286 Reviews · published 1962 · 114 editions
Headstrong and beautiful, the young housemaid Sall…
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Book 2

A Mind to Murder
3.82
· 10474 Ratings · 571 Reviews · published 1963 · 90 editions
The second book to feature Scotland Yard investiga…
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Book 3

Unnatural Causes
3.94
· 11530 Ratings · 513 Reviews · published 1967 · 94 editions
AN ADAM DALGLIESH MYSTERY

Superintendent Adam Dalgl…
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Book 4

Shroud for a Nightingale
4.05
· 22031 Ratings · 551 Reviews · published 1971 · 89 editions
Hailed as “mystery at its best” by The New York Ti…
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Book 5

The Black Tower
4.00
· 15173 Ratings · 442 Reviews · published 1975 · 78 editions
Commander Dalgliesh is recuperating from a life-th…
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Book 6

Death of an Expert Witness
3.98
· 9779 Ratings · 389 Reviews · published 1977 · 96 editions
Dr. Lorrimer appeared to be the picture of a blood…
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Book 7

A Taste for Death
4.02
· 12384 Ratings · 514 Reviews · published 1986 · 99 editions
When the quiet Little Vestry of St. Matthew's Chur…
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Book 8

Devices and Desires
3.99
· 10450 Ratings · 493 Reviews · published 1989 · 88 editions
When Commander Adam Dalgliesh visits Larksoken, a …
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Book 9

Original Sin
3.91
· 8282 Ratings · 437 Reviews · published 1994 · 82 editions
The literary world is shaken when a murder takes p…
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Book 9.1 (taken from Original Sin)

Innocent House
3.90
· 277 Ratings · 12 Reviews · published 2005 · 2 editions
P.D. James has been writing extremely popular, hig…
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Book 10

A Certain Justice
3.93
· 9168 Ratings · 553 Reviews · published 1997 · 97 editions
It begins, dramatically enough, with a trial for m…
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Book 11

Death in Holy Orders
3.92
· 12268 Ratings · 721 Reviews · published 2001 · 86 editions
The Barnes & Noble Review
A number of traditions co…
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Book 12

The Murder Room
3.83
· 10382 Ratings · 686 Reviews · published 2003 · 79 editions
Commander Adam Dalgliesh returns to find himself e…
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Book 13

The Lighthouse
3.82
· 13100 Ratings · 924 Reviews · published 2005 · 74 editions
Combe Island off the Cornish coast offers respite …
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Book 14

The Private Patient
3.79
· 14605 Ratings · 1435 Reviews · published 2008 · 66 editions
Commander Adam Dalgliesh and his team are called i…
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Book 3-4

Tod im weißen Häubchen / Ein unverhofftes Geständnis
Vor den Augen der entsetzten Schwestersch�lerinnen…
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Book 1-6

P. D. James's Adam Dalgliesh Mysteries: Cover Her Face, A Mind to Murder, Unnatural Causes, Shroud for a Nightingale, The Black Tower, and Death of an Expert Witness
English police detective Adam Dalgliesh solves cri…
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The Mistletoe Murder And Other Stories
3.76
· 6905 Ratings · 1055 Reviews · published 2016 · 11 editions
Four previously uncollected stories from one of th…
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