Aidansonlinebooks

Real books delivered to you

P D James

Picture of P D James

P D James was one of the most popular crime novelists of her time. Her Detective Adam Dalgliesch was played by Roy Marsden for the TV series. Later on Martin Shaw was cast for the role in Death in Holy Orders and The Murder Room. From 1949 until 1968 James worked for the National Health Service as an administrator. She used her knowledge to write Shroud For a Nightingale,The Black Tower and A Mind to Murder. In 1968 she got a job in the Home Office deaing with forensic science. After that she moved on to the criminal policy department. All of these experiences gave James ample knowledge for her true interest, writing crime novels.

P D James Books

Shroud For a Nightingale

The Black Tower

Death of an Expert Witness

Devices and Desires

The Murder Room

The Lighthouse

Shroud For a Nightingale

Picture of Shroud For a Nightingale Book Cover

Book Review:

Nurse Pierce was found dead at the Training College and suicide was suspected. Things changed when another nurse was found dead. Was it catching?

Book Condition:
Some wear to covers and browning to edges Good Copy
Sphere Paperback 1981 Reprint
Book Weight: 175g

Book Type:
Crime Fiction Series:
Inspector Adam Dalgliesh: #4
ISBN 0722150946

P D James Books

About P D James

The Black Tower

Picture of The Black Tower Book Cover

Book Review:

Commander Adam Dalgliesh is asked to come to Dorset to help an old friend with a problem. When he gets there he finds his old friend has dies suddenly and the circumstances are definitely suspicious.

Book Condition:
Some wear to covers and browning to edges Good Copy
Sphere Paperback 1981 Reprint
Book Weight: 165g

Book Type:
Crime Fiction Series:
Inspector Adam Dalgliesh: #5
ISBN 0722151101

P D James Books

About P D James

Death of an Expert Witness

Picture of Death of an Expert Witness Book Cover

Book Review:

A corpse is a familiar sight in a mortuary. But not when it is one of their own.

Book Condition:
Some wear to covers otherwise Good Reader
Penguin Paperback 1989
Book Weight: 205g

Book Type:
Crime Fiction Series:
Inspector Adam Dalgliesh: #6
ISBN 0140129561

P D James Books

About P D James

Devices and Desires

Picture of Devices and Desires Book Cover

Book Review:

Commander Dalgliesh thinks he is on holiday in Norfolk, getting away from the strains of work. But even here, murder rears its ugly head.

Book Condition:
In Good Condition
Faber & Faber Paperback Large Format 1989
Book Weight: 530g

Book Type:
Crime Fiction Series:
Inspector Adam Dalgliesh: #8
ISBN 0571143040

P D James Books

About P D James

The Murder Room

Picture of The Murder Room Book Cover

Book Review:

Commander Adam Dalgliesh is already acquainted with the Dupayne Museum in Hampstead. So when he is called to investigate the murder of one of it's trustees, he is not too surprised. He also finds that many people would have a motive for the killing.

Book Condition:
Slight wear to covers and browning to edges otherwise Good Copy
Penguin Paperback 2004 Reprint
Book Weight: 300g

Book Type:
Crime Fiction Series:
Inspector Adam Dalgliesh: #6
ISBN 0141015535

P D James Books

About P D James

The Lighthouse

Picture of The Lighthouse Book Cover

Book Review:

Adam Dalgleish investigates a death in an exclusive resort where the neighbours keep things very much to themselves. Dalgleish doubts the willingness to see the murder solved, but has to pres on regardless.

Book Condition:
Slight wear to covers and browning to edges Good Reading Copy
Penguin Paperback 2005
Book Weight: 270g

Book Type:
Crime Fiction Series:
Inspector Adam Dalgliesh: #6
ISBN 0141025107

P D James Books

About P D James

Home

Crime Fiction Books

Site Map

Contact: aidansonlinebooks@gmail.com

Top