Description-Commander Adam Dalgliesh returns in The Lighthouse, PD James' number three bestseller.Combe Island off the Cornish coast offers rest and seclusion to over-stressed professionals who have paid the price of getting to the top. But when one of these distinguished visitors is found hanging from the top of the island's lighthouse, murder - not suicide - is suspected.Commander Adam Dalgliesh and his team are immediately called in: the investigation must be swift, discreet, decisive. However, Dalgliesh has his work cut out, since both residents and visitors to Combe Island guard their privacy well - even when murder makes them a suspect. Does the islanders' reticence betray a knowledge of the crime? Another death and Dalgliesh's own life in danger throws the entire investigation into jeopardy . . .From the author of A Taste for Death and A Certain Justice comes The Lighthouse. PD James' hero Adam Dalgliesh returns for more.Praise for The Lighthouse:'It does everything a crime novel should - and then a whole lot more' Daily Mail'PD James on top form and you will love it' The SpectatorP.D. James is the queen of crime fiction and the author of numerous bestsellers including A Taste for Death, Original Sin, A Certain Justice and Death in Holy Orders. She lives in London.
- Paperback: 480 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Books / Random House; 1st Thus. edition (2006)
- Language: English
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