P. D. James
P. D. James

P. D. James is the author of twenty previous books, many of which feature her detective hero Adam Dalgliesh and have been televised or filmed. She is the recipient of many honors, including the Mystery Writers of American Grand Master Award and the National Arts Club Medal of Honor for Literature, and in 1991 was created Baroness James of Holland Park.

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Author: P. D. James | Narrator: Penelope Dellaporta
Release Date: January 15, 2013

Adam Dalgliesh takes on a baffling murder in the rarefied world of London book publishing in this masterful mystery from one of our finest novelists.

 

Commander Adam Dalgliesh and his team are confronted with a puzzle of impenetrable complexity.

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Author: P. D. James | Narrator: Penelope Dellaporta
Release Date: January 15, 2013
It begins, dramatically enough, with a trial for murder. The distinguished criminal lawyer Venetia Aldridge is defending Garry Ashe on charges of having brutally killed his aunt. For Aldridge the trial is mainly a test of her courtroom skills, one more opportunity to succeed--and she does.
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Author: P. D. James | Narrator: Rosalyn Landor
Release Date: December 06, 2011
A rare meeting of literary genius. P. D. James, long among the most admired mystery writers of our time, draws the characters of Jane Austen’s beloved novel Pride and Prejudice into a tale of murder and emotional mayhem.
 
It is 1803, six years since Elizabeth and Darcy embarked on their life together at Pemberley, Darcy’s magnificent estate.
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Author: P. D. James | Narrator: Penelope Dellaporta
Release Date: June 16, 2009
Told with P. D. James’s trademark suspense, insightful characterization, and riveting storytelling, The Children of Men is a story of a world with no children and no future.

The human race has become infertile, and the last generation to be born is now adult.
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ISBN: 9781415961629
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Author: P. D. James | Narrator: Penelope Dellaporta
Release Date: April 07, 2009
P.D. James is “the greatest living mystery writer.”–People

Adopted as a child into a privileged family, Philippa Palfrey fantasizes that she is the daughter of an aristocrat and a parlor maid. The terrifying truth about her parents and a long-ago murder is only the first in a series of shocking betrayals.
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Author: P. D. James | Narrator: Penelope Dellaporta
Release Date: April 07, 2009
P.D. James is “the greatest living mystery writer.”–People

Private detective Cordelia Gray is invited to the sunlit island of Courcy to protect the vainly beautiful actress Clarissa Lisle from veiled threats on her life.
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Author: P. D. James | Narrator: Penelope Dellaporta
Release Date: March 03, 2009
A Taste for Death is a masterful mystery and a precise and elegant literary treat from one of the finest novelists writing today.

In the little vestry of St. Matthew’s Church in London, two bodies lie side by side like butchered animals–one a government minister and the other a local derelict.
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Author: P. D. James | Narrator: Penelope Dellaporta
Release Date: March 03, 2009
National Bestseller 

Featuring the famous Commander Adam Dalgliesh, Devices and Desires is a thrilling and insightfully crafted novel of fallible people caught in a net of secrets, ambitions, and schemes on a lonely stretch of Norfolk coastline.
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ISBN: 9781415961582
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Author: P. D. James | Narrator: Penelope Dellaporta
Release Date: February 17, 2009
The fifth mystery in the acclaimed and bestselling Adam Dalgliesh series by “the reigning mistress of murder”(Time), P.D. James, is now available on CD.

Just recovered from a grave illness, Commander Adam Dalgliesh is called to the bedside of an elderly priest.
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Author: P. D. James | Narrator: Penelope Dellaporta
Release Date: February 03, 2009
The sixth mystery in the acclaimed and bestselling Adam Dalgliesh series, which led Newsweek to crown P. D. James "the new queen of crime."

An evil-tempered forensic scientist is put to death, putting many of his colleagues out of misery.
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Author: P. D. James | Narrator: Penelope Dellaporta
Release Date: January 06, 2009
P.D. James is “the greatest living mystery writer.”–People

The young women of Nightingale House are there to learn to nurse and comfort the suffering. But when one of the students plays patient in a demonstration of nursing skills, she is horribly, brutally killed.
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Author: P. D. James | Narrator: Penelope Dellaporta
Release Date: January 06, 2009
P. D. James is “the reigning mistress of murder.” –Time

Handsome Cambridge dropout Mark Callender died hanging by the neck with a faint trace of lipstick on his mouth. When the official verdict is suicide, his wealthy father hires fledgling private investigator Cordelia Gray to find out what led him to self-destruction.
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