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Lucinda Riley (born c.1966 Lucinda Edmonds, in Lisburn, Northern Ireland) is an Irish author of popular historical fiction and a former actress. She spent the first few years of her life in the village of Drumbeg near Belfast before moving to England. At age 14 she moved to London to a specialist drama and ballet school. At 16 she got her first major television role in the BBC adaptation of The Story of the Treasure Seekers, followed shortly afterwards by a memorable guest role in Auf Wiedersehen Pet. She remained a working actress for the next seven years, also marrying, but her career was interrupted by a long bout of mononucleosis at age 23. This caused her to turn to writing, and her first novel Lovers and Players was published in 1992.In 2016 producer Raffaella De Laurentiis purchased the television rights to her five-novel series Seven Sisters.

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Mord på kostskolen

Da en elev pludselig dør på Skt. Stephens skole langt ude på landet i Norfolk, forsøger forstanderen ihærdigt at iscenesætte den chokerende hændelse som en tragisk ulykke.

Det lokale politi vil dog ikke udelukke, at der er tale om en forbrydelse, og sagen får den talentfulde efterforsker Jazmine ’Jazz’ Hunter til at vende tilbage til politiet. Jazz har haft sine grunde til at trække sig tilbage fra en lovende politikarriere i London, men hun går modvilligt med til at stå i spidsen for efterforskningen for at gøre sin tidligere chef en tjeneste.

Sammen med sin loyale kollega Alistair Miles træder Jazz ind i kostskolens lukkede verden, og da hun begynder at undersøge omstændighederne omkring eleven Charlie Cavendishs tragiske død, tager begivenhederne snart en foruroligende drejning.

Mens sneen lægger sig over landskabet, og skolens personale rykker sammen, kompliceres sagen yderligere, og da der bliver gjort et grusomt fund på skolen, forvandler sagen sig til den mest udfordrende i Jazz’ karriere. For kostskolen gemmer på hemmeligheder, der er mørkere, end hun nogensinde havde forestillet sig ...

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Publish date25 May 2022
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ISBN epub9788702362251