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WATCH THE AUTHOR MAGAZINE INTERVIEW WITH ELIZABETH
Elizabeth talks about her novel "Believing the Lie"
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WATCH ELIZABETH DISCUSS "CARELESS IN RED"
Elizabeth talks about her novel "Careless in Red"
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WATCH ELIZABETH TALK ABOUT "THE INSPECTOR LYNLEY MYSTERIES" TELEVISION SERIES
Elizabeth talks about the series and the interpretation of her characters by the actors.
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WATCH AN INTERVIEW WITH ELIZABETH GEORGE
Elizabeth spoke to Authorlink.Com at the recent Whidbey Island Writers Conference, where she talked about what drives her books, her struggles and successes in writing.
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A flair for the best of British
Rebecca Wigod of the Vancouver Sun says that Elizabeth George may have spiky hair, but her conversational style is calm, collected and intelligent, and she describes herself as "a structured person" who "takes a structured approach."
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ARTICLE ON ELIZABETH GEORGE IN "THE WRITER" MAGAZINE
Just as she has solved the most puzzling murder mysteries, author Elizabeth George has tried to take the mystery out of writing.
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INTERVIEW - BOOKPAGE
Words of wisdom from a master of the English mystery
Web exclusive-Interview by Stephenie Harrison

It seems New York Times best-selling author Elizabeth George can do it all.She’s written 2many novels of psychological suspense featuring Scotland Yard and the now-iconic Inspector Lynley, and she’s won the Anthony Award, the Agatha Award and France’s Le Grand Prix de Literature Policiere for her first novel, The Great Deliverance.
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novel by Newport Beach author of British mysteries tests fans
By BEN FOX, Associated Press Writer
Disgusted. Betrayed. A real slap in the face. Judging from these and similar rants from disgruntled readers of her new novel, mystery writer Elizabeth George has done a very bad thing.
     In various Internet forums, a few have declared they are now former readers of this American writer of British mysteries. One reader suggests mailing copies of the new novel back to the author. Another hopes this will be the last book in the long-running Thomas Lynley detective series.
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Photo High Crime Art
From The Seattle Times Magazine
From California and now Seattle, Elizabeth George masters the British mystery
ELIZABETH GEORGE is a New York Times best-selling author, a writing teacher and most recently an anthologizer of crime stories ... George and her husband are moving north, spending part of their time at a condo they bought on Capitol Hill while their new home is being built near Langley on Whidbey Island. We talked on her deck overlooking Puget Sound and the Space Needle.
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Getting it Write
From The Orange County Register

Elizabeth George, author of 13 best-selling novels, "spells it out for aspiring novelists."
Writing is how George orders her world and makes sense of her emotions and gives voice to her stories and flight to her fear. It is how she stays sane. (Truth be told, she's more honest than that. She says it keeps her "from being depressed.") It is also how she makes a very, very good living."
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The Anglo File: A California girl writes spot-on British mysteries
The July/August 2003 issue of BOOK Article. As an American writer of British mysteries, Elizabeth George doesn't much care for the admonition to write what you know.

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AUGUST 26TH 2002 ISSUE OF PEOPLE MAGAZINE HIGHLIGHTED ELIZABETH GEORGE AND HER WORK
PEOPLE MAGAZINE featured an article on Elizabeth, updating her readers and fans on both her personal and professional life, including a picture of Elizabeth with her fiancé Tom McCabe.

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THE FEBRUARY 2002 ISSUE OF WRITERS DIGEST FEATURED ELIZABETH GEORGE
The "Core Need of Elizabeth George" features an interview with Elizabeth in which she says "I wish I had known back then that a mastery of process would lead to a product.

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ELIZABETH GEORGE IN "ELLE"
The latest French edition of ELLE magazine features an insightful article on Elizabeth and her works.  For those of you who can either read French or know of someone who can translate French to English, we present the article in its entirety.  

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ELIZABETH GEORGE: MASTER PLANNER
Mystery News, Volume 19, Issue 3, presents a new, insightful interview with Elizabeth.  Read Lynn Kaczmarek's article and learn find out more about Elizabeth's novel, A Traitor To Memory.

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PERFECTLY MURDEROUS
Why is a recovering A-student like Huntington Beach writer Elizabeth George leaving bodies all over the English countryside? Find out in this article by Carroll Lachnit.

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NO TRUE BRIT
Elizabeth George may write very British mysteries, but her roots are all American. Growing up the only daughter of Robert George, an estimator for a conveyor company, and his wife, Anne, a nurse, George was influenced early by her parents' enthusiasm for literature.

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A LIFE LESS ORDINARY
There is nothing dramatic or even unusual in the story of Elizabeth George's life. Where, then, does she find the inspiration for her ghoulish tales of murder and mystery?

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Q AND A WITH ELIZABETH GEORGE
"I've really written since I was seven years old - short stories, poetry, a couple of novels, a screenplay - but it wasn't until I got into the British detective novel that I found something I was interested in writing." Barbara Hopfinger provides a nice, long interview with Elizabeth.

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SHE IS DEFINITELY WELL-SCHOOLED IN MURDER
An interview with Elizabeth George, whose love of all things English led her to create the popular Inspector Lynley novels. Conducted by Nancy-Stephanie Stone, she points out that one of the factors contributing to Elizabeth's success is a true understanding and love for the "Golden Age" of English mysteries.

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For more media inquiries, contact:
Shannon Twomey, Assistant Director of Publicity
Viking/Penguin Books
stwomey@penguinrandomhouse.com
212-366-2227

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