P. D. James
P. D. James

P. D. James was the author of twenty-one books, many of which feature her detective hero Adam Dalgliesh and have been televised or filmed. She was the recipient of many honors, including the Mystery Writers of America Grand Master Award and the National Arts Club Medal of Honor for Literature. In 1991 she was created Baroness James of Holland Park. She died in 2014 at the age of ninety-four.

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Author: P. D. James | Narrator: Daniel Weyman
Release Date: November 14, 2017
No one gets inside the head of the murderer—or makes it a more thrilling read—than the late, great P. D. James. Fast on the heels of her latest best seller: a new, fiendishly entertaining gathering of previously uncollected stories, from ...
Author: P. D. James | Narrator: Daniel Weyman and Jenny Agutter
Release Date: October 25, 2016
Four previously uncollected stories from one of the great mystery writers of our time--swift, cunning murder mysteries (two of which feature the young Adam Dalgliesh) that together, to borrow the author's own word, add up to a delightful "entertainme...
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 mo...
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. A m...
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 ...
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Author: P. D. James | Narrator: David Case
Release Date: June 16, 2009
The year is 2021. No child has been born for twenty-five years. The human race faces extinction.   Under the despotic rule of Xan Lyppiat, the Warden of England, the old are despairing and the young cruel. Theo Faren, a cousin of the Warden, liv...
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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.”–PeopleAdopted 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 a...
Author: P. D. James | Narrator: Penelope Dellaporta
Release Date: April 07, 2009
P.D. James is “the greatest living mystery writer.”–PeoplePrivate 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. Within the r...
Author: P. D. James | Narrator: Penelope Dellaporta
Release Date: March 03, 2009
When the quiet Little Vestry of St. Matthew's Church becomes the blood-soaked scene of a double murder, Scotland Yard Commander Adam Dalgliesh faces an intriguing conundrum: How did an upper-crust Minister come to lie, slit throat to slit throat, nex...
Author: P. D. James | Narrator: Penelope Dellaporta
Release Date: February 03, 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...
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. Dr...
Author: P. D. James | Narrator: Penelope Dellaporta
Release Date: January 06, 2009
P.D. James is “the greatest living mystery writer.”–PeopleThe 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, s...