20 Aug 2012

Crime novelist PD James

From Nine To Noon, 10:10 am on 20 August 2012
PD James

PD James sold millions of books world-wide. Photo: Wiki Commons

The crime novelist PD James, who penned more than 20 books, has died at the age of 94.

The author's books, many featuring sleuth Adam Dalgliesh, sold around the world, with various adaptations for television and film.

Her best known novels include The Children of Men, The Murder Room and Pride and Prejudice spin-off Death Comes to Pemberley.

Born Phyllis Dorothy James in 1920, the author did not publish her first novel until she was 42.

She was a guest on Nine to Noon in 2012.