Acclaimed detective novelist PD James has died, aged 94
PD James, the acclaimed author famous for her series of detective novels, has died aged 94.
Her publisher confirmed she passed away peacefully at her home in Oxford.
A spokesman said: "It is with great sadness that the family of author P D James, Baroness James of Holland Park OBE, FRSL, FRSA, announce that she died peacefully at her home in Oxford on the morning of 27 November 2014, aged 94, a much-loved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
"The family have requested privacy at this time."
Baroness James rose to fame for her series of detective novels starring policeman and poet Adam Dalgliesh.