With No One as Witness

With No One as Witness

Large Print - 2005
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When an adolescent boy is found murdered under bizarre circumstances, New Scotland Yard acting superintendent Thomas Lynley and his colleagues tie the crime to a series of killings but find the case complicated by racial issues. By the author of A Place of Hiding. (Mystery)

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“[A] juicy serial killer whodunit.”
USA Today

“Delicately textured...achingly compassionate....It’s one of George’s best, and that’s saying something.”
Seattle Times

The 13th novel in Elizabeth George’s acclaimed, New York Times bestselling Inspector Linley crime fiction series, With No One as Witness is arguably the most riveting, shocking, and emotionally compelling of the lot. The hunt for a serial killer who has been murdering and mutilating young boys in London has Scotland Yard Detective Superintendent Thomas Lynley and his team of investigators racing to stop the slaughter, only to have the investigation nearly derailed by one devastating, truly game changing event. An American author, George has been praised as “a master of the British mystery” by the New York Times, one of only two Yanks whose crime novels have been adapted for the PBS TV series, “Mystery,”  and her exceptional police procedurals rank with the best of Ian Rankin, Peter Robinson, and Ruth Rendell.



Publisher: New York : HarperLargePrint, c2005
Edition: 1st Harper large print ed
ISBN: 9780060759407
0060759402
Characteristics: 1,158 p. (large print) ; 23 cm. : ill. (large print)

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dlh1
Apr 05, 2018

I'm reading the entire Lynley series in order and found myself thoroughly involved in the solving of this mystery. The author makes the characters so believable that you feel like a fly on the wall, watching a real police investigation (complete with all of the conflicts that arise among the ranks). Unlike other detective series, not every suspect in this one will capitulate and admit all of their sins (once the detective divulges what damning evidence they have on them).

cmlibrary_jrobinson Jul 06, 2016

This installment of the Thomas Lynley series uses George's style of gradually revealing her characters' honest and sometimes disturbing motives and actions.

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IV27HUjg
Jun 29, 2015

There was a period of time that I enjoyed EG mysteries & the TV series of Lynley. I couldn't bother to continue listening to this one beyond the 2nd disc. Nattering chatter of uninteresting characters. Very few authors hold up after several 'hits'. Will I bother trying others, even recent reads?

maricbuchan Apr 29, 2014

Together with "what came before he shot her" this duo of books can be conisdered oteo of the best written and developed myetery histories; Elizabeth George,master!

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babsrich
Dec 21, 2010

Barbara Havers of new scotland yard. British.

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FavouriteFiction Oct 27, 2009

Inspector Lynley, his partner, Barbara Havers, and Detective Winston Nkata search for a killer who is picking off young boys who have attended a teen rehab centre.

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