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About the Author: Elizabeth George

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Susan Elizabeth George is an American author of mystery novels set in Great Britain. Eleven of her novels, featuring her character Inspector Lynley, have been adapted for television by the BBC as The Inspector Lynley Mysteries.

She was born in Warren, Ohio, but moved to the San Francisco Bay Area when she was eighteen months old. She was a student of English, receiving a teaching certificate. While teaching English in the public school system, she completed an advanced degree in psychology.

Her first published novel was A Great Deliverance in 1988, featuring Thomas Lynley, Lord Asherton, a Scotland Yard inspector of noble birth; Barbara Havers, Lynley's assistant, from a very working-class background; Lady Helen Clyde, Lynley's girlfriend and later wife, of noble birth as well; and Lynley's friends Simon and Deborah St. James.

This Elizabeth George is distinct from the other author named Elizabeth George (Christian author).

* Inspector Lynley

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100 Years of Crime Stories by Women by

Goodreads rating: 3.78

Paperback, Published in Jun 2005 by Harper Perennial

ISBN10: 0060588225 | ISBN13: 9780060588229

Page count: 540

New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth George serves up a century's worth of superb crime fiction penned by women. This veritable all-star team delivers tales of dark deeds that will keep you reading long into the night. Included are these works:

"A Jury of Her Peers" by Susan Glaspell
The Summer of People" by Shirley Jackson
"The Irony of Hate" by Ruth Rendell
"Country Lovers" by Nadine Gordimer
"Wild Mustard" by Marcia Muller
"Murder-Two" by Joyce Carol Oates
A Moment on the Edge is a rare treat not only for fans of crime fiction but also for anyone who appreciates a skillfully written, deftly told story.

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