Inspector Lynley Series

21 primary works • 21 total works
Detective Inspector Thomas "Tommy" Lynley, 8th Earl of Asherton and Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers are with New Scotland Yard.

Some of the Inspector Lynley mysteries have been adapted for television.

Book 1

A Great Deliverance
4.04
· 44340 Ratings · 1945 Reviews · published 1988 · 108 editions
To this day, the low, thin wail of an infant can b…
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Book 2

Payment in Blood
4.01
· 19143 Ratings · 805 Reviews · published 1989 · 90 editions
The career of playwright Joy Sinclair comes to an …
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Book 3

Well-Schooled in Murder
4.12
· 22956 Ratings · 696 Reviews · published 1989 · 78 editions
When thirteen-year-old Matthew Whately goes missin…
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Book 4

A Suitable Vengeance
4.02
· 14422 Ratings · 568 Reviews · published 1991 · 11 editions
'Award-winning author Elizabeth George gives us an…
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Book 5

For the Sake of Elena
4.00
· 13935 Ratings · 505 Reviews · published 1992 · 61 editions
Elena Weaver was a surprise to anyone meeting her …
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Book 6

Missing Joseph
3.95
· 12157 Ratings · 494 Reviews · published 1993 · 57 editions
Deborah and Simon St. James have taken a holiday i…
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Book 7

Playing for the Ashes
4.05
· 14838 Ratings · 480 Reviews · published 1994 · 61 editions
"The story begins with my father, actually, and th…
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Book 8

In the Presence of the Enemy
4.11
· 11180 Ratings · 496 Reviews · published 1996 · 56 editions
Hailed as the "king of sleaze," tabloid editor Den…
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Book 9

Deception on His Mind
4.04
· 10816 Ratings · 408 Reviews · published 1997 · 75 editions
Balford-le-Nez is a dying seatown on the coast of …
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Book 10

In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner
4.10
· 13639 Ratings · 422 Reviews · published 1999 · 68 editions
A theatrical producer shoots himself on the night …
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Book 11

A Traitor to Memory
3.94
· 10218 Ratings · 484 Reviews · published 2001 · 59 editions
When Eugenie Davies is killed by a driver on a qui…
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Book 12

A Place of Hiding
3.89
· 9016 Ratings · 509 Reviews · published 2003 · 16 editions
An isolated beach on the island of Guernsey in the…
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Book 13

With No One as Witness
4.05
· 12346 Ratings · 695 Reviews · published 2005 · 70 editions
The police never suspected a serial killer was at …
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Book 14

What Came Before He Shot Her
3.57
· 8457 Ratings · 912 Reviews · published 2006 · 58 editions

The brutal, inexplicable death of Inspector Thomas…

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Book 15

Careless in Red
3.91
· 14213 Ratings · 1175 Reviews · published 2008 · 62 editions
After the senseless murder of his wife, Detective …
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Book 16

This Body of Death
4.03
· 16568 Ratings · 1295 Reviews · published 2010 · 50 editions
While DI Thomas Lynley is still on compassionate l…
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Book 17

Believing the Lie
3.80
· 12960 Ratings · 1670 Reviews · published 2012 · 52 editions
Inspector Thomas Lynley is mystified when he's sen…
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Book 18

Just One Evil Act
3.74
· 11146 Ratings · 1647 Reviews · published 2013 · 47 editions
Sergeant Barbara Havers is at a loss: The daughter…
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Book 19

A Banquet of Consequences
3.96
· 14589 Ratings · 1821 Reviews · published 2015 · 41 editions
Inspector Lynley investigates the London end of an…
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Book 20

The Punishment She Deserves
4.18
· 13959 Ratings · 1795 Reviews · published 2018 · 43 editions
Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers and Detective In…
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Book 21

Something to Hide
4.86
· 7 Ratings · 2 Reviews · published 2021 · 4 editions
Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers and Detective In…
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