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  • The Summons

    3

    by Peter Lovesey

    series Peter Diamond Mystery #3
    The third detective story in the award-winning Peter Diamond series, from Peter Lovesey.The summons comes at night. Two policemen collect Peter Diamond from his West London flat and drive him to Bath. Once head of the murder squad there, he is now out of touch in his retirement, unaware of an audacious escape from Albany Prison.Four years previously, Diamond headed the investigation of the bizarre ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Usual Santas: A Collection of Soho Crime Christmas Capers

    by Peter Lovesey and 4 more

    Finally: the perfect stocking stuffer for the crime fiction lover in your life! With a foreword by CWA Diamond Award-winner Peter Lovesey, these eighteen delightful holiday stories by your favorite Soho Crime authors contain laughs, murders, and plenty more.This captivating collection, which features bestselling and award-winning authors, contains laughs aplenty, the most hardboiled of holiday ... Read more

    $16.05 AUD

  • The Last Detective

    1

    by Peter Lovesey

    series Peter Diamond Mystery #1
    The very first Peter Diamond mystery, and Anthony Award winning novel, from the superb Peter Lovesey.A woman's naked body is found floating in the weeds of a lake near Bath, by an elderly woman walking her Siamese cats. No-one comes forward to identify her, and no murder weapon is found, but sleuthing is Superintendent Peter Diamond's speciality. A genuine gumshoe, practising door-stopping and ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Cop To Corpse

    12

    by Peter Lovesey

    series Peter Diamond Mystery #12
    In the small hours of a Sunday morning in the city of Bath a policeman on beat duty is shot dead by an unseen gunman - the third killing of an officer in Somerset in a matter of weeks. The emergency services are summoned. Ambitious to arrest the Somerset Sniper, the duty inspector, Ken Lockton, seals the crime scene, which is confined by the river on one side and a massive retaining wall on the ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The House Sitter

    8

    by Peter Lovesey

    series Peter Diamond Mystery #8
    The eighth Peter Diamond Mystery, also introducing Hen Mallin, from Peter Lovesey's award-winning series.Shortlisted for the Barry Award.At first everyone presumes that the woman behind the windbreak is asleep. It is only when the tide comes in, lapping at her feet, that the horrific crime is discovered.The woman is identified as Emma Tysoe, top psychologist and criminal profiler. Bath detective ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Vault

    by Peter Lovesey

    series Peter Diamond Mystery #6
    The sixth mystery book in the award-winning Peter Diamond series, from Peter Lovesey.When a severed hand from the vault of Bath Abbey Churchyard arrives on Peter Diamond's desk, he is delighted to hear that, far from being a medieval relic, it is from the 1980s. But the vault is part of the house where Mary Shelley's Frankenstein was written, and a fanatical American professor is thwarting their ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Upon A Dark Night

    5

    by Peter Lovesey

    series Peter Diamond Mystery #5
    The fifth crime novel in the award-winning Peter Diamond series, from Peter Lovesey.A young woman emerges from a coma. Who is she, and why was she dumped unconscious in a hospital car park upon a dark night? She is unable to recall anything, even her name. Then Ada Shaftsbury, a boisterous shoplifter she meets in a homeless hostel, takes up her cause and names her Rose.Peter Diamond is already ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Stagestruck

    11

    by Peter Lovesey

    series Peter Diamond Mystery #11
    There’s plenty of drama, of the wrong kind, when a fading pop star wanting to launch an acting career at Bath’s Theatre Royal gets taken to hospital with third degree burns. In the best theatrical tradition, the show goes on, but the agony turns to murder. Bath’s top detective, Peter Diamond, is on the case – but for reasons he can’t understand, he suffers a physical reaction amounting to phobia ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Stone Wife

    by Peter Lovesey

    series Peter Diamond Mystery #16
    The fourteenth Peter Diamond case has the eminent detective in pursuit of a murderer after a theft at an auction house goes wrong.Just as the bidding gets exciting in a Bath auction house, three armed men stage a hold-up and attempt to steal Lot 129, a medieval carving of the Wife of Bath. The highest bidder, appalled to have the prize snatched away, tries to stop them and is shot dead.Peter ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Diamond Solitaire

    by Peter Lovesey

    series Peter Diamond Mystery #2
    Peter Diamond, ex-CID and notoriously difficult to work with, is sacked from his latest job as a security guard in Harrods. Doggedly he turns his sleuthing skills to unravelling the mystery of a little Japanese girl abandoned in London. Naomi, as she is known, exhibits the classic symptoms of an autistic child. Diamond regards her first as a challenge and soon as someone he cares passionately ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Skeleton Hill

    10

    by Peter Lovesey

    series Peter Diamond Mystery #10
    Peter Diamond's tenth case is a perfect piece of superbly entertaining crime fiction from a master of the genre.Battle and burial are built into the history of Lansdown Hill, so it is no great shock when part of a skeleton is unearthed there. But Peter Diamond, Bath's Head of CID, can't ignore the fresh corpse found close to the folly known as Beckford's Tower. The hill becomes the setting for one ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Diamond Dust

    by Peter Lovesey

    Diamond Dust is the most difficult case of Detective Inspector Diamond's career, and the seventh book from Peter Lovesey's award-winning series.Shortlisted for the Barry AwardWhen a woman is shot dead in Bath's Royal Victoria Park, it is Detective Peter Diamond who answers the call first. He is able to identify the victim immediately: his wife, Stephanie.Traumatised and angry for justice, Diamond ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD