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Elizabeth George (1)

This page covers the author of A Great Deliverance.

For other authors named Elizabeth George, see the disambiguation page.

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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) — biography from A Great Deliverance… (more)
A Great Deliverance 3,567 copies, 102 reviews
With No One As Witness 2,762 copies, 52 reviews
Payment in Blood 2,574 copies, 58 reviews
Well-Schooled in Murder 2,510 copies, 52 reviews
In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner 2,417 copies, 38 reviews
In the Presence of the Enemy 2,377 copies, 31 reviews
Careless in Red 2,372 copies, 86 reviews
Deception on His Mind 2,330 copies, 38 reviews
A Traitor to Memory 2,323 copies, 36 reviews
Playing for the Ashes 2,276 copies, 39 reviews
For the Sake of Elena 2,248 copies, 44 reviews
A Suitable Vengeance 2,221 copies, 44 reviews
Missing Joseph 2,207 copies, 34 reviews
A Place of Hiding 2,177 copies, 45 reviews
What Came Before He Shot Her 2,000 copies, 57 reviews
This Body of Death 1,817 copies, 64 reviews
Believing the Lie 1,475 copies, 74 reviews
Just One Evil Act 1,110 copies, 55 reviews
A Banquet of Consequences 1,100 copies, 48 reviews
The Punishment She Deserves 816 copies, 37 reviews
I, Richard 731 copies, 12 reviews
The Edge of Nowhere 411 copies, 29 reviews
Something to Hide 370 copies, 18 reviews
Two of the Deadliest (Editor) 157 copies, 6 reviews
The Edge of the Water 152 copies, 7 reviews
Hotel Angeline: A Novel in 36 Voices (Contributor) 119 copies, 19 reviews
The Edge of the Shadows 93 copies, 4 reviews
The Best American Mystery Stories 2016 (Editor) 74 copies, 1 review
The Edge of the Light 57 copies, 2 reviews
The Surprise of His Life 53 copies, 3 reviews
The Mysterious Affair at Styles (Introduction, some editions) 8,154 copies, 266 reviews
Gaudy Night (Introduction, some editions) 5,209 copies, 142 reviews
Whose Body? (Introduction, some editions) 4,698 copies, 183 reviews
Strong Poison (Introduction, some editions) 4,283 copies, 113 reviews
The Nine Tailors (Introduction, some editions) 4,187 copies, 112 reviews
Busman's Honeymoon: A Love Story with Detective Interruptions (Introduction, some editions) 3,802 copies, 91 reviews
Murder Must Advertise (Introduction, some editions) 3,624 copies, 103 reviews
Clouds of Witness (Introduction, some editions) 3,494 copies, 99 reviews
Have His Carcase (Introduction, some editions) 3,192 copies, 67 reviews
Unnatural Death (Introduction, some editions) 3,026 copies, 78 reviews
The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club (Introduction, some editions) 2,929 copies, 85 reviews
The Five Red Herrings (Introduction, some editions) 2,724 copies, 68 reviews
Lord Peter Views the Body (Introduction, some editions) 1,674 copies, 40 reviews
The Documents in the Case (Introduction, some editions) 1,522 copies, 26 reviews
Hangman's Holiday (Introduction, some editions) 1,520 copies, 29 reviews
In the Teeth of the Evidence and Other Stories (Introduction, some editions) 1,487 copies, 29 reviews
Striding Folly: A Collection of Mysteries (Introduction, some editions) 751 copies, 19 reviews
Women on the Case (Contributor) 202 copies
Sisters in Crime 2 (Contributor) 98 copies, 2 reviews
The Best of Sisters in Crime (Contributor) 90 copies, 2 reviews
The Complete Inspector Lynley Mysteries (Original Stories) 11 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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