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The punishment she deserves : a Lynley  novel

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Altoona Area Public Library.
  • 3 of 4 copies available at Blair County Library System. (Show)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Altoona Area Public Library F GEO (Text) 33240004512664 Adult Bestseller Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0525954341
  • ISBN: 9780525954347
  • Physical Description: print
    692 pages ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, [2018]
  • Badges:
    • Top Holds Over Last 5 Years: 5 / 5.0

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Summary, etc.: When a Member of Parliament shows up at New Scotland Yard requesting an investigation into the suicide of the son of one of his constituents in the beautiful town of Ludlow, the Assistant Commissioner sees two opportunities in this request: the first is to have an MP owing him a favour, and the second is to get rid of Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers, whose career at the Met has been hanging by a thread for quite some time. So he assigns Havers to the case and for good measure partners her with the one person who shares his wish to see the back of her, Detective Chief Superintendent Isabelle Ardery. But Ardery has her own difficulties. She is not happy to be sent away from London and as a result is in a rush to return. This causes her to overlook things, important things, and prevents her from uncovering an earlier crime that set everything in motion. When Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers meets up with Inspector Thomas Lynley in Ludlum, they come up against one of their most intricate past cases, involving lies told and lies believed, and where almost everyone has something to hide in the quiet, historic medieval town.
Subject: Havers, Barbara (Fictitious character) Fiction
Lynley, Thomas
Police Fiction
Policewomen Fiction
Women detectives Fiction
Suicide Fiction
Murder Fiction
Detective and mystery stories, American
England Fiction
Genre: Mystery fiction.
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