P.D. James: Innocent Blood
From the Publisher:
At 18, Philippa Palfrey, the confident adopted daughter of a celebrated academic, exercises her right to learn the names of her real parents. What she discovers is a terrible secret that will change her life forever.
'Remarkable ... could be read as a mainstream novel, and a considerable one. As a crime novel it is a peak of the art.' The Times
'Inexorable pace to tragedy, and fascinating psychological study of blood ties, guilt and revenge' Sunday Telegraph
'Miss James' most important work so far... chilling.' Punch
P.D. James: Innocent Blood. Faber and Faber, ISBN: 0571203949 (November, 2000), 341 p., £6.99