Inspector Lynley Series

20 primary works • 20 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
4.05
· 38222 Ratings · 1784 Reviews · published 1988 · 16 editions
To this day, the low, thin wail of an infant can b…
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Book 2

Payment in Blood
4.01
· 17993 Ratings · 721 Reviews · published 1989 · 5 editions
The career of playwright Joy Sinclair comes to an …
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Book 3

Well-Schooled in Murder
4.12
· 21930 Ratings · 635 Reviews · published 1989 · 77 editions
When thirteen-year-old Matthew Whately goes missin…
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Book 4

A Suitable Vengeance
4.02
· 13638 Ratings · 519 Reviews · published 1991 · 71 editions
'Award-winning author Elizabeth George gives us an…
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Book 5

For the Sake of Elena
4.00
· 13195 Ratings · 465 Reviews · published 1992 · 60 editions
Elena Weaver was a surprise to anyone meeting her …
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Book 6

Missing Joseph
3.96
· 11466 Ratings · 441 Reviews · published 1993 · 55 editions
Deborah and Simon St. James have taken a holiday i…
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Book 7

Playing for the Ashes
4.06
· 13590 Ratings · 437 Reviews · published 1994 · 12 editions
"The story begins with my father, actually, and th…
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Book 8

In the Presence of the Enemy
4.10
· 10607 Ratings · 448 Reviews · published 1996 · 55 editions
Hailed as the "king of sleaze," tabloid editor Den…
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Book 9

Deception on His Mind
4.05
· 9666 Ratings · 373 Reviews · published 1997 · 70 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
· 12512 Ratings · 386 Reviews · published 1999 · 67 editions
A theatrical producer shoots himself on the night …
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Book 11

A Traitor to Memory
3.94
· 9735 Ratings · 445 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
· 8577 Ratings · 466 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
4.04
· 11810 Ratings · 648 Reviews · published 2005 · 11 editions
The police never suspected a serial killer was at …
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Book 14

What Came Before He Shot Her
3.56
· 8090 Ratings · 875 Reviews · published 2006 · 55 editions

The brutal, inexplicable death of Inspector Thomas…

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Book 15

Careless in Red
3.90
· 13682 Ratings · 1130 Reviews · published 2008 · 60 editions
After the senseless murder of his wife, Detective …
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Book 16

This Body of Death
4.03
· 16113 Ratings · 1250 Reviews · published 2010 · 19 editions
While DI Thomas Lynley is still on compassionate l…
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Book 17

Believing the Lie
3.80
· 12398 Ratings · 1621 Reviews · published 2012 · 52 editions
Inspector Thomas Lynley is mystified when he's sen…
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Book 18

Just One Evil Act
3.73
· 10595 Ratings · 1604 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
· 13794 Ratings · 1750 Reviews · published 2015 · 42 editions
Inspector Lynley investigates the London end of an…
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Book 20

The Punishment She Deserves
4.19
· 12716 Ratings · 1669 Reviews · published 2018 · 39 editions
Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers and Detective In…
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