P.D. James, author of eighteen crime novels, including the mysteries featuring Commander Adam
I can't do justice to the death of one of the masters, an author who championed the mystery genre. Instead, here's the link to the New York Times article by Marilyn Stasio, http://nyti.ms/1ryOc3s. But, no fan of the genre can ignore her death.
Rest in peace, P.D. James, Baroness James of Holland Park.