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P. D. James


P. D. James is the author of twenty previous books, many of which feature her detective hero Adam Dalgliesh and have been televised or filmed. She is the recipient of many honors, including the Mystery Writers of American Grand Master Award and the National Arts Club Medal of Honor for Literature, and in 1991 was created Baroness James of Holland Park.

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Original Sin
Written by P. D. James
Read by Penelope Dellaporta

Unabridged Audiobook Download | pages | Random House Audio | Fiction - Mystery & Detective - Traditional British
978-0-8041-2769-1 (0-8041-2769-7)

January 15, 2013 | $28.00

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Original Sin
Written by P. D. James, Read by Penelope Dellaporta

Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780804127691
Our Price: $28.00


Adam Dalgliesh takes on a baffling murder in the rarefied world of London book publishing in this masterful mystery from one of our finest novelists.

 

Commander Adam Dalgliesh and his team are confronted with a puzzle of impenetrable complexity. A murder has taken place in the offices of the Peverell Press, a...



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The Black Tower
Written by P. D. James

Trade Paperback | 400 pages | Vintage Canada | Fiction; Fiction - Mystery & Detective
978-0-307-40268-4 (0-307-40268-1)

May 1, 2012 | $19.95

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The Black Tower
Written by P. D. James

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307402684
Our Price: $19.95
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Commander Dalgliesh is recuperating from a life-threatening illness when he receives a call for advice from an elderly friend who works as a chaplain in a home for the disabled on the Dorset coast. Dalgliesh arrives to discover that Father Baddeley has recently and mysteriously died, as has one of the...

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The Black Tower
Written by P. D. James

eBook | 384 pages | Vintage Canada | Fiction; Fiction - Mystery & Detective
978-0-307-40269-1 (0-307-40269-X)

May 1, 2012 | $13.99

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The Black Tower
Written by P. D. James

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307402691
Our Price: $13.99


Commander Dalgliesh is recuperating from a life-threatening illness when he receives a call for advice from an elderly friend who works as a chaplain in a home for the disabled on the Dorset coast. Dalgliesh arrives to discover that Father Baddeley has recently and mysteriously died, as has one of the...

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Death Comes to Pemberley
Written by P. D. James

Trade Paperback | 304 pages | Vintage Canada | Fiction - Mystery & Detective; Fiction - Mystery & Detective - Historical
978-0-307-36204-9 (0-307-36204-3)

May 1, 2012 | $22.00

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Death Comes to Pemberley
Written by P. D. James

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307362049
Our Price: $22.00
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In a marvellous, thrilling re-creation of the world of Pride and Prejudice, P.D. James fuses her lifelong passion for the work of Jane Austen with her own great talent for writing crime fiction.

The year is 1803, and Darcy and Elizabeth have been married for six years. There are now two handsome...


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Death Comes to Pemberley
Written by P. D. James
Read by Rosalyn Landor

Unabridged Compact Disc | pages | Random House Audio | Fiction - Mystery & Detective; Fiction - Literary; Fiction - Historical
978-0-449-01115-7 (0-449-01115-1)

December 6, 2011 | $45.00

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Death Comes to Pemberley
Written by P. D. James, Read by Rosalyn Landor

Format: Unabridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780449011157
Our Price: $45.00
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A rare meeting of literary genius: P. D. James, long among the most admired mystery writers of our time, draws the characters of Jane Austen’s beloved novel Pride and Prejudice into a tale of murder and emotional mayhem.
 
It is 1803, six years since Elizabeth and Darcy embarked on their...


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Death Comes to Pemberley
Written by P. D. James
Read by Rosalyn Landor

Unabridged Audiobook Download | pages | Random House Audio | Fiction - Mystery & Detective; Fiction - Literary; Fiction - Historical
978-0-449-01116-4 (0-449-01116-X)

December 6, 2011 | $25.50

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Death Comes to Pemberley
Written by P. D. James, Read by Rosalyn Landor

Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780449011164
Our Price: $25.50


A rare meeting of literary genius: P. D. James, long among the most admired mystery writers of our time, draws the characters of Jane Austen’s beloved novel Pride and Prejudice into a tale of murder and emotional mayhem.
 
It is 1803, six years since Elizabeth and Darcy embarked on their...


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Death Comes to Pemberley
Written by P. D. James

Hardcover | 304 pages | Knopf Canada | Fiction - Mystery & Detective; Fiction - Mystery & Detective - Historical
978-0-307-36203-2 (0-307-36203-5)

December 6, 2011 | $32.00

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Death Comes to Pemberley
Written by P. D. James

Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307362032
Our Price: $32.00
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In a marvellous, thrilling re-creation of the world of Pride and Prejudice, P.D. James fuses her lifelong passion for the work of Jane Austen with her own great talent for writing crime fiction.

The year is 1803, and Darcy and Elizabeth have been married for six years. There are now two handsome...


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Death Comes to Pemberley
Written by P. D. James

Trade Paperback | 432 pages | Random House Large Print | Fiction - Mystery & Detective; Fiction - Literary; Fiction - Historical
978-0-307-99078-5 (0-307-99078-8)

December 6, 2011 | $30.00

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Death Comes to Pemberley
Written by P. D. James

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307990785
Our Price: $30.00
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A rare meeting of literary genius: P. D. James, long among the most admired mystery writers of our time, draws the characters of Jane Austen’s beloved novel Pride and Prejudice into a tale of murder and emotional mayhem.
 
It is 1803, six years since Elizabeth and Darcy embarked on their...


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The Lighthouse
Written by P. D. James

eBook | pages | Vintage Canada | Fiction - Mystery & Detective
978-0-307-36965-9 (0-307-36965-X)

November 9, 2011 | $13.99

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The Lighthouse
Written by P. D. James

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307369659
Our Price: $13.99


A subtle and powerful work of contemporary fiction.

Combe Island off the Cornish coast has a bloodstained history of piracy and cruelty but now, privately owned, it offers respite to over-stressed men and women in positions of high authority who require privacy and guaranteed security. But the peace of Combe is violated...

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Death Comes to Pemberley
Written by P. D. James

eBook | 320 pages | Knopf Canada | Fiction - Mystery & Detective; Fiction - Mystery & Detective - Historical
978-0-307-36205-6 (0-307-36205-1)

November 3, 2011 | $14.99

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Death Comes to Pemberley
Written by P. D. James

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307362056
Our Price: $14.99


In a marvellous, thrilling re-creation of the world of Pride and Prejudice, P.D. James fuses her lifelong passion for the work of Jane Austen with her own great talent for writing crime fiction.

The year is 1803, and Darcy and Elizabeth have been married for six years. There are now two handsome...


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Innocent Blood
Written by P. D. James

eBook | 368 pages | Vintage Canada | Fiction; Fiction - Mystery & Detective
978-0-307-40059-8 (0-307-40059-X)

June 28, 2011 | $8.99

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Innocent Blood
Written by P. D. James

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307400598
Our Price: $8.99


In celebration of P. D. James's 90th birthday, Vintage Canada is thrilled to reissue the grand dame of detective fiction's much-loved and critically acclaimed backlist in trade paperback.

Eighteen-year-old Philippa Palfrey, adopted as a child, believes herself to be the motherless, illegitimate daughter of an aristocratic father. When she exercises her...




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A Mind to Murder
Written by P. D. James

Trade Paperback | 256 pages | Vintage Canada | Fiction; Fiction - Mystery & Detective
978-0-307-40047-5 (0-307-40047-6)

June 28, 2011 | $19.95

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A Mind to Murder
Written by P. D. James

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307400475
Our Price: $19.95
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In celebration of P. D. James's 90th birthday, Vintage Canada is thrilled to reissue the grand dame of detective fiction's much-loved and critically acclaimed backlist in trade paperback.

When the administrative head of the Steen Psychiatric Clinic is found dead with a chisel in her heart, Superintendent Adam Dalgliesh of Scotland...

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A Mind to Murder
Written by P. D. James

eBook | 288 pages | Vintage Canada | Fiction; Fiction - Mystery & Detective
978-0-307-40049-9 (0-307-40049-2)

June 28, 2011 | $8.99

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A Mind to Murder
Written by P. D. James

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307400499
Our Price: $8.99


On the surface, the Steen Psychiatric Clinic has always been one of the most eminent institutions in London. But when its administrative head is found with a chisel in her heart, and a weird wooden phallic symbol in her arms, the terrifying truth begins to emerge.

In the midst of an explosive...

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The Murder Room
Written by P. D. James

Trade Paperback | 512 pages | Vintage Canada | Fiction; Fiction - Mystery & Detective
978-0-307-40060-4 (0-307-40060-3)

June 28, 2011 | $19.95

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The Murder Room
Written by P. D. James

Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307400604
Our Price: $19.95
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Commander Adam Dalgliesh, P. D. James’s formidable and fascinating detective, returns to find himself enmeshed in a terrifying story of passion and mystery -- and in love.

The Dupayne, a small private museum in London devoted to the interwar years 1919 -- 1939, is in turmoil. As its trustees argue over whether...

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The Murder Room
Written by P. D. James

eBook | 432 pages | Vintage Canada | Fiction; Fiction - Mystery & Detective
978-0-307-40061-1 (0-307-40061-1)

June 28, 2011 | $9.99

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The Murder Room
Written by P. D. James

Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307400611
Our Price: $9.99


Commander Adam Dalgliesh, P. D. James’s formidable and fascinating detective, returns to find himself enmeshed in a terrifying story of passion and mystery -- and in love.

The Dupayne, a small private museum in London devoted to the interwar years 1919 -- 1939, is in turmoil. As its trustees argue over whether...

Also available as a paperback and a trade paperback.


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