P.D. James, the marvellous author of so many mysteries, creator of Detective Inspector (later Superintendent) and poet, Adam Dalgliesh, died quietly this morning at her home in Oxford, England. Though she was 94 -- a venerable age! -- she was one of those people one thinks will go on forever, purely because she was so beloved of cozy mystery readers. I've read all of them featuring Dalgliesh...and have her biography on my bookshelf in the 'to read' section...must now begin.
Read more in this article from The Guardian HERE.