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Elizabeth George (1)

This page covers the author of A Great Deliverance.

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Elizabeth George was born on February 26, 1949, in Warren, Ohio. She received a bachelor's degree in education from the University of California in Riverside and a master's degree in counseling/psychology from California State University at Fullerton. She taught English in high school for about thirteen years before leaving to become a full-time writer. She is the New York Times and internationally best selling author of twenty British crime novels featuring Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley and his unconventional partner Detective Sergeant Barbara Havers. Her novel, A Great Deliverance, won the Anthony Award, the Agatha Award, and France's Le Grand Prix de Literature Policiere in 1989. Her crime novels have been translated into 30 languages and featured on television by the BBC. She is also the author of a young adult series set on the island where she lives in the state of Washington. Her title's include Edge of Light, The Edge of the Shadows, The Edge of the Water, I, Richard, and The Punishment She Deserves. (Bowker Author Biography)
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A Great Deliverance 3,421 copies, 100 reviews
With No One As Witness 2,663 copies, 51 reviews
Payment in Blood 2,455 copies, 54 reviews
Well-Schooled in Murder 2,410 copies, 47 reviews
In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner 2,327 copies, 41 reviews
In the Presence of the Enemy 2,289 copies, 31 reviews
Careless in Red 2,263 copies, 83 reviews
Deception on His Mind 2,255 copies, 38 reviews
A Traitor to Memory 2,234 copies, 37 reviews
Playing for the Ashes 2,187 copies, 40 reviews
For the Sake of Elena 2,151 copies, 44 reviews
A Suitable Vengeance 2,123 copies, 41 reviews
Missing Joseph 2,116 copies, 32 reviews
A Place of Hiding 2,090 copies, 45 reviews
What Came Before He Shot Her 1,931 copies, 55 reviews
This Body of Death 1,727 copies, 63 reviews
Believing the Lie 1,418 copies, 71 reviews
Just One Evil Act 1,033 copies, 53 reviews
A Banquet of Consequences 997 copies, 47 reviews
The Punishment She Deserves 729 copies, 35 reviews
I, Richard 697 copies, 12 reviews
The Edge of Nowhere 384 copies, 28 reviews
Something to Hide 193 copies, 13 reviews
The Edge of the Water 146 copies, 7 reviews
Two of the Deadliest (Editor) 146 copies, 6 reviews
Hotel Angeline: A Novel in 36 Voices (Contributor) 112 copies, 19 reviews
The Edge of the Shadows 82 copies, 4 reviews
The Best American Mystery Stories 2016 (Editor) 59 copies, 1 review
The Surprise of His Life 50 copies, 3 reviews
The Edge of the Light 45 copies, 2 reviews
The Mysterious Affair at Styles (Introduction, some editions) 7,393 copies, 247 reviews
Gaudy Night (Introduction, some editions) 4,978 copies, 133 reviews
Whose Body? (Introduction, some editions) 4,414 copies, 173 reviews
Strong Poison (Introduction, some editions) 4,095 copies, 101 reviews
The Nine Tailors (Introduction, some editions) 3,967 copies, 110 reviews
Busman's Honeymoon: A Love Story with Detective Interruptions (Introduction, some editions) 3,633 copies, 85 reviews
Murder Must Advertise (Introduction, some editions) 3,463 copies, 99 reviews
Clouds of Witness (Introduction, some editions) 3,317 copies, 91 reviews
Have His Carcase (Introduction, some editions) 3,050 copies, 63 reviews
Unnatural Death (Introduction, some editions) 2,865 copies, 73 reviews
The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club (Introduction, some editions) 2,788 copies, 78 reviews
The Five Red Herrings (Introduction, some editions) 2,566 copies, 61 reviews
Lord Peter Views the Body (Introduction, some editions) 1,585 copies, 38 reviews
Hangman's Holiday (Introduction, some editions) 1,439 copies, 25 reviews
The Documents in the Case (Introduction, some editions) 1,439 copies, 27 reviews
In the Teeth of the Evidence and Other Stories (Introduction, some editions) 1,414 copies, 27 reviews
Striding Folly: A Collection of Mysteries (Introduction, some editions) 702 copies, 18 reviews
Women on the Case (Contributor) 190 copies
Sisters in Crime 2 (Contributor) 96 copies, 2 reviews
The Best of Sisters in Crime (Contributor) 83 copies, 2 reviews
The Complete Inspector Lynley Mysteries (Original Stories) 4 copies, 1 review

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Elizabeth George, the mystery writer, writes about England to perfection and lives in California and was brought up here.

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