The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse

Audiobook CD - 2005
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A subtle and powerful work of contemporary fiction. Combe Island off the Cornish coast has a bloodstained history of piracy and cruelty but now, privately owned, it offers respite to over-stressed men and women in positions of high authority who require privacy and guaranteed security. But the peace of Combe is violated when one of the distinguished visitors is bizarrely murdered. Commander Adam Dalgliesh is called in to solve the mystery quickly and discreetly, but at a difficult time for him and his depleted team. Dalgliesh is uncertain about his future with Emma Lavenham, the woman he loves; Detective Inspector Kate Miskin has her own emotional problems; and the ambitious Sergeant Francis Benton-Smith is worried about working under Kate. Hardly has the team begun to unravel the complicated motives of the suspects than there is a second brutal killing, and the whole investigation is jeopardized when Dalgliesh is faced with a danger more insidious and as potentially fatal as murder.
Publisher: Westminster, MD : Books on Tape, 2005.
ISBN: 9781415924969
Call Number: JAMES
Characteristics: 11 compact discs (12 hr., 26 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects: Compact discs, Book.
Dalgliesh, Adam (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
Police -- Great Britain -- Fiction.
Seaside resorts -- Fiction.
Islands -- Fiction.
Mystery fiction.
Additional Contributors: Keating, Charles 1941-2014


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Sep 11, 2013

It started off slowly, but was interesting. About three fourths way through, it just became too fantastic for reality. The mark of a good writer it to deliver a good story with a feasible ending.


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