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   Lighthouse, The, by P. D. James  
 
  Novel, first publication in October 2006
 
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      A secure and secluded retreat for the rich and powerful becomes the setting for an unsettling series of murders.

    Combe Island off the Cornish coast is a restful haven for the elite. But when one of its distinguished visitors is found hanging from the islandís famous lighthouse in what appears to have been a murder, the peace is shattered. Commander Adam Dalgliesh is called in to handle the sensitive case, but at a difficult time for him and his depleted team. He is uncertain about his future with his girlfriend Emma Lavenham; his principle detective Kate Miskin is going through an emotional crisis; and the ambitious Sergeant Francis Benton-Smith is not happy about having a female boss. After a second brutal killing, the whole investigation is jeopardized, and Dalgliesh is faced with a danger even more insidious than murder.

     
     
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  • Adam Dalgliesh (#13)

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  • 21th Century
  • Cops - Sheriff
  • Great Britain
  • Murders
  • Mystery

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