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
· 35156 Ratings · 1423 Reviews · published 1962 · 116 editions
Headstrong and beautiful, the young housemaid Sall…
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Book 2

A Mind to Murder
3.82
· 11272 Ratings · 624 Reviews · published 1963 · 43 editions
The second book to feature Scotland Yard investiga…
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Book 3

Unnatural Causes
3.92
· 13784 Ratings · 564 Reviews · published 1967 · 36 editions
AN ADAM DALGLIESH MYSTERY

Superintendent Adam Dalgl…
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Book 4

Shroud for a Nightingale
4.04
· 23799 Ratings · 609 Reviews · published 1971 · 43 editions
Hailed as “mystery at its best” by The New York Ti…
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Book 5

The Black Tower
3.98
· 17276 Ratings · 481 Reviews · published 1975 · 82 editions
Commander Dalgliesh is recuperating from a life-th…
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Book 6

Death of an Expert Witness
3.96
· 11838 Ratings · 421 Reviews · published 1977 · 98 editions
Dr. Lorrimer appeared to be the picture of a blood…
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Book 7

A Taste for Death
4.01
· 13549 Ratings · 568 Reviews · published 1986 · 38 editions
When the quiet Little Vestry of St. Matthew's Chur…
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Book 8

Devices and Desires
3.97
· 12558 Ratings · 532 Reviews · published 1989 · 34 editions
When Commander Adam Dalgliesh visits Larksoken, a …
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Book 9

Original Sin
3.90
· 9880 Ratings · 492 Reviews · published 1994 · 86 editions
The literary world is shaken when a murder takes p…
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Book 9.1 (taken from Original Sin)

Innocent House
3.89
· 288 Ratings · 13 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
· 9738 Ratings · 614 Reviews · published 1997 · 39 editions
It begins, dramatically enough, with a trial for m…
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Book 11

Death in Holy Orders
3.91
· 14429 Ratings · 784 Reviews · published 2001 · 32 editions
The setting itself is elemental P. D. James: the b…
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Book 12

The Murder Room
3.84
· 12600 Ratings · 730 Reviews · published 2003 · 80 editions
Commander Adam Dalgliesh returns to find himself e…
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Book 13

The Lighthouse
3.82
· 15440 Ratings · 971 Reviews · published 2005 · 77 editions
Combe Island off the Cornish coast offers respite …
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Book 14

The Private Patient
3.79
· 15789 Ratings · 1485 Reviews · published 2008 · 23 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
A Simon & Schuster eBook. Simon & Schuster has a g…
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The Mistletoe Murder And Other Stories
3.76
· 8053 Ratings · 1205 Reviews · published 2016 · 42 editions
Four previously uncollected stories from one of th…
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