Set on the remote Suffolk coast, the third Adam Dalgliesh mystery Unnatural Causes is a thrilling work of crime fiction from P.D. James, the bestselling author of Death Comes To Pemberley.
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‘The Queen of Crime.’ New York Times
An unfinished manuscript. A murder stranger than fiction.
Battered by the conclusion of a particularly brutal murder case in London, Superintendent Adam Dalgleish decides to escape to the countryside for a hard-earned break.
But before long, the discovery of the mutilated body of a local crime writer sends shock waves through the small town of Monksmere, where Dalgliesh is staying. Faced with such a macabre crime, Dalgleish feels compelled to join the investigation – but as he delves into the dead man’s secrets, the case seems poised to take another murderous turn. . .
‘We’re hooked.’ Evening Standard
‘P. D. James is an addictive writer.’ Anita Brookner
One of the most spine-chilling writers around.
From the moment a handless corpse in a neat city suit is found drifting in a dinghy off the east coast, and we meet the ghastly members of a literary society, we’re hooked.
The greatest contemporary writer of classic crime.
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