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Lovesey, Peter

Overview
Works: 386 works in 1,399 publications in 6 languages and 54,865 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery stories  History  Psychological fiction  Detective and mystery stories, English 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: PR6062.O86, 823.914
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Publications about Peter Lovesey
Publications by Peter Lovesey
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Most widely held works by Peter Lovesey
The last detective by Peter Lovesey( Book )
24 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in English and held by 2,083 libraries worldwide
Detective Superintendant Peter Diamond pursues the killer of a young woman whose nude body was found floating in a lake south of Bristol
The house sitter by Peter Lovesey( Book )
16 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 1,924 libraries worldwide
A British Mystery Master To Rival P. D. James and Colin Dexter. When a woman is found strangled to death on a popular beach in Sussex, the police have a hard time identifying her. It takes twelve days to discover she was a top psychological profiler for the National Crime Faculty. Detective Superintendent Peter Diamond is called in because the victim lived in Bath. He must coordinate his efforts with those of Henrietta Mallin, the original senior investigating officer, as well as try to cooperate with the cocky young officer charged with investigating the bizarre murder that the victim had been working on. Oddly, the National Crime Faculty tries to thwart his efforts
The secret hangman by Peter Lovesey( Book )
23 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,865 libraries worldwide
Peter Diamond, still traumatized by the murder of his wife, finds himself again at odds with his superior, Assistant Chief Constable Georgina Dallymore, when his investigation into the separate hangings of a woman and her one-time partner suggests that both were murdered, contrary to the ACC's belief that they were victims of a murder-suicide
Upon a dark night by Peter Lovesey( Book )
26 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,815 libraries worldwide
A farmer commits suicide with a shotgun, a woman jumps from a roof at a party. As he investigates the two apparently separate events, Detective Peter Diamond of the Bath police in England discovers a hunter was near both victims
Diamond dust by Peter Lovesey( Book )
16 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,773 libraries worldwide
When his beloved wife becomes the latest victim in a string of police-spouse killings, Detective Superintendent Peter Diamond becomes determined to track down the murderer despite his superior's order to leave the case to someone else
Rough cider by Peter Lovesey( Book )
29 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,758 libraries worldwide
It is World War II and American soldiers stationed in rural England have made friends, especially with the local girls. After a dance to celebrate the pressing of the apples into cider, the resentment of the local men leads to violence and a murder. Later, a child is born, a girl. When she grows up, she tries to find out more about her soldier-father. And long-forgotten jealousies and hatreds come frothing to the surface
The headhunters by Peter Lovesey( Book )
19 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 1,758 libraries worldwide
Chichester CID inspector Henrietta "Hen" Mallin investigates a series of deaths by drowning that may be the work of an ex-con with a suspicious past
Skeleton Hill by Peter Lovesey( Book )
19 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,741 libraries worldwide
When two reenactors of a battle that took place over 350 years ago discover a skeleton that is female, headless, and only about twenty years old, and one of them is later found murdered, Peter Diamond investigates and butts heads with the group of vigilantes who call themselves the Lansdown Society, discovering in the process that his boss Georgina is a member who resolves to sideline Diamond
The circle by Peter Lovesey( Book )
17 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,683 libraries worldwide
When van driver Bob Naylor joins the Chichester Writing Circle, he finds the group targeted by a serial killer with a passion for arson, and becomes the prime suspect when Inspector Hen Mallin investigates
On the edge by Peter Lovesey( Book )
26 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 1,673 libraries worldwide
Dissatisfied with their marriages and their lives in postwar Britain, Rose Bell and Antonia Ashton plot to do in their husbands
Diamond solitaire by Peter Lovesey( Book )
18 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 1,656 libraries worldwide
Private investigator Peter Diamond's search for a Japanese girl's identity leads to murder, drugs, and the Mafia
The false Inspector Dew by Peter Lovesey( Book )
35 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,639 libraries worldwide
In the 1920s, the dentist Walter Baranov and his lover murder his wife and flee on the luxury liner Mauretania, but when a murder occurs on board the ship, Baranor's alias of Scotland Yard Inspector Dew makes him the logical investigator of the crime
Cop to corpse by Peter Lovesey( Book )
18 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,627 libraries worldwide
When three policemen are murdered in the Bath area by a sniper who eludes authorities and younger detectives, Chief Superintendent Peter Diamond embarks on what becomes one of the most dangerous cases of his life
Bloodhounds by Peter Lovesey( Book )
14 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 1,618 libraries worldwide
A participant in a literary discussion on crime in Bath, England, opens a book to find a famous stamp, stolen earlier from a museum, and shortly after he is killed. Officer Peter Diamond investigates the murder, taunted by a killer who is a prankster
Stagestruck by Peter Lovesey( Book )
18 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,563 libraries worldwide
When a pop diva is brutally attacked minutes before a theatrical performance and the chief suspect is promptly found dead, Detective Peter Diamond uncovers bitter rivalries among the cast and crew and must confront his own mysterious theater phobia to find the killer
Waxwork by Peter Lovesey( Book )
27 editions published between 1978 and 2011 in English and held by 1,522 libraries worldwide
Uncertain about the guilt of a woman who has been convicted of murder, Scotland Yard assigns Sergeant Cribb to investigate the case
Bertie and the seven bodies by Peter Lovesey( Book )
20 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,416 libraries worldwide
Bertie, the princely sleuth, investigates a series of murderous incidents in Victorian England
The summons by Peter Lovesey( Book )
18 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and held by 1,407 libraries worldwide
In Bath, England, an escaped murderer kidnaps a police chief's daughter and the chief appeals for help to Peter Diamond, the ex-constable who put the murderer away. A moment of sweet satisfaction for Diamond, now pushing supermarket carts, having been fired from the force for being cheeky to the chief. By the author of Diamond Solitaire
Bertie & the crime of passion by Peter Lovesey( Book )
21 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 1,129 libraries worldwide
In this whodunit, set at the turn of the century in Paris, the sleuth is the Prince of Wales. Bertie, as he is affectionately known, probes the death of a high-society man shot during a floor show at the Moulin Rouge. Also appearing are the actress, Sarah Bernhardt, and the painter, Toulouse-Lautrec. By the author of Bertie and the Seven Bodies
Swing, swing together : a novel of suspense by Peter Lovesey( Book )
23 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,075 libraries worldwide
When Harriet Shaw takes a midnight swim, she is a vital witness to a murder - only she can identify the three men in a boat, plus dog, whose journey ended in death. And only Sergeant Cribb can navigate the sinister undercurrents
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Lear, Peter

Lear, Peter.
Lear, Peter, 1936-....
Lear, Peter, pseud.
Lovesey, Peter
Lovesey, Peter, 1936-
Lovesey, Peter Harmer 1936-
ピーター・ラヴゼイ
ラヴゼイ, ピーター
Languages
English (412)
German (4)
French (1)
Danish (1)
Italian (1)
Spanish (1)
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