On the same day as the St Cedd's church fete in the grounds of her home, Martingale, Mrs Maxie learns of her son Stephen's engagement. By the next morning, her new parlourmaid, Sally Jupp, is dead. Detective Chief-Inspector Adam Dalgliesh investigates murder in the Elizabethan manor house.
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"The finest English crime novelist of her generation." "-- The Globe and Mail "The reigning mistress of murder...Her vivid, compelling whodunits have made James one of the world's leading crime writers and a worthy successor to Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Agatha Christie." "-- TimeBook Description:
Cover Her Face is P.D. James's debut novel, the first Adam Dalgliesh mystery and a thrilling work of crime fiction set in the English countryside, from the bestselling author of Death Comes to Pemberley and Children of Men .
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Book Description PENGUIN BOOKS LTD, 1989. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140129588