A traitor to memory
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|Grouped Work ID||4e230332-35d0-8e9d-ef36-a7807186c7d7|
|Grouping Title||traitor to memory|
|Grouping Author||elizabeth george|
|Grouping Language||English (eng)|
|Last Grouping Update||2021-05-16 07:35:47AM|
|Last Indexed||2021-05-16 07:51:06AM|
|Novelist Primary ISBN||9780553801279|
|author||George, Elizabeth, 1949-|
|available_at_catalog||Eva H. Perry Regional|
Holly Springs Community
|detailed_location_catalog||Eva H. Perry Regional - Mystery|
Fuquay-Varina Community - Mystery
Holly Springs Community - Mystery
Middlecreek Community - Mystery
North Regional - Mystery
Northeast Regional - Mystery
Southeast Regional - Mystery
West Regional - Mystery
|display_description||When Eugenie Davies is killed by a driver on a quiet London street, her death is clearly no accident. Someone struck her with a car and then deliberately ran over her body before driving off, leaving nothing behind but questions. |
What brought Eugenie Davies to London on a rainy autumn night? Why was she carrying the name of the man who found her body? Who among the many acquaintances in her complicated and tragic life could have wanted her dead? And could her murder have some connection to a twenty-eight-year-old musical wunderkind, a virtuoso violinist who several months earlier suddenly and inexplicably lost the ability to play a single note?
For Detective Inspector Thomas Lynley, whose own domestic life is about to change radically, these questions are only the first in an investigation that leads him to walk a fine line between personal loyalty and professional honor.
Assigned to the case by his superior, Superintendent Malcolm Webberly, Lynley learns that Webberly's first murder investigation as a DI over twenty years ago involved Eugenie Davies and a sensational criminal trial. Yet what is truly damaging is what Webberly already knows and no doubt wants Lynley to keep concealed.
Now the pressure is on Lynley to find Eugenie Davies' killer. For not only is he putting his own career into jeopardy, but he is also attempting to safeguard the careers of his longtime partners Barbara Havers and Winston Nkata. Together, they must untangle the dark secrets and darker passions of a family whose history conceals the truth behind a horrific crime.
From the Hardcover edition.
|owning_library_catalog||Wake County Public Libraries|
|owning_location_catalog||Eva H. Perry Regional|
Holly Springs Community
Middle Creek Community
|series||Thomas Lynley mysteries|
|series_with_volume||Thomas Lynley mysteries|11|
|subject_facet||Havers, Barbara (Fictitious character) -- Fiction|
Hit-and-run drivers -- Fiction
London (England) -- Fiction
Lynley, Thomas -- Fiction
Police -- England -- London -- Fiction
Violinists -- Fiction
|title_display||A traitor to memory|
|title_full||A Traitor to Memory|
A traitor to memory / Elizabeth George
|title_short||A traitor to memory|
Havers, Barbara (Fictitious character)