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Lovesey, Peter

Overview
Works: 401 works in 1,860 publications in 12 languages and 58,220 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Psychological fiction  Detective and mystery stories, English  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor
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Publications about Peter Lovesey
Publications by Peter Lovesey
Most widely held works about Peter Lovesey
 
Most widely held works by Peter Lovesey
The secret hangman by Peter Lovesey( Book )
29 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,696 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
Skeleton Hill by Peter Lovesey( Book )
26 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,678 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
Stagestruck by Peter Lovesey( Book )
26 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,662 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
Upon a dark night by Peter Lovesey( Book )
29 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,629 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
The headhunters by Peter Lovesey( Book )
22 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 1,591 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
Diamond dust by Peter Lovesey( Book )
25 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,591 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 )
37 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and German and held by 1,575 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
Diamond solitaire by Peter Lovesey( Book )
33 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,545 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 )
50 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,529 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
The tooth tattoo by Peter Lovesey( Book )
21 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Dutch and held by 1,484 libraries worldwide
Investigating the murder of a young woman whose only identifying mark is a tattoo on one of her teeth, British criminal investigator Peter Diamond teams up with violist Mel Farran and discovers frightening truths about the cutthroat world of professional music
Bloodhounds by Peter Lovesey( Book )
24 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 1,469 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
The circle by Peter Lovesey( Book )
23 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,464 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
The summons by Peter Lovesey( Book )
42 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,454 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
The reaper by Peter Lovesey( Book )
23 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 1,432 libraries worldwide
Otis Joy, the popular and handsome young rector of St. Bartholomew's Church in Oxford, England, is accused of embezzling church funds and ordered to resign, but only until the bishop who accuses him commits suicide, followed by another death, and then another
The stone wife : a Peter Diamond investigation by Peter Lovesey( Book )
17 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,414 libraries worldwide
When a competitive-bidding war for a rare carved stone is interrupted by three masked men who kill the highest bidder, Peter Diamond and his team investigate the carving's mystical origins while Ingeborg goes undercover to learn about the murder weapon
Down among the dead men : a Peter Diamond investigation by Peter Lovesey( Book )
16 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 1,366 libraries worldwide
In a Sussex town on the southeast coast of England, a widely disliked art teacher at a posh private girls' school disappears without explanation. Meanwhile, detective Peter Diamond finds himself in Sussex, much against his wishes. His irritating and often obtuse supervisor, Assistant Chief Constable Georgina Dallymore, has made Diamond accompany her on a Home Office internal investigation. A Sussex detective has been suspended for failing to follow up on DNA evidence that linked a relative to a seven-year-old murder case. As Diamond asks questions, he begins to notice unsettling connections between the seven-year-old murder and the missing art teacher. Could the two cases be connected?
The last detective by Peter Lovesey( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
When an actress's nude corpse is discovered in a reservoir near Bristol, Detective Superintendent Peter Diamond suspects her husband, Professor Gregory Jackman. Jackman has not reported his wife missing and admits she tried to murder him a few weeks back. In the end, Diamond, who has been removed from the case, uncovers a complex scenario involving suspected adultery, drug use, and letters written by Jane Austen. Violence
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Lear, Peter

Lear, Peter.
Lear Peter 1936-....
Lear, Peter, pseud.
Lovesey P. 1936-
Lovesey, Peter
Lovesey, Peter 1936-
Lovesey, Peter Harmer 1936-
Peter Lovesey britisk skribent
Peter Lovesey Brits schrijver
Peter Lovesey brittisk författare
Peter Lovesey écrivain britannique
Peter Lovesey englischer Krimi-Schriftsteller
Peter Lovesey escritor británico
Peter Lovesey scrittore britannico
Лавси П. 1936-
Лир П. 1936-
Ловси П. Э. 1936-
Ловси, Питер
러브시, 피터 1936-
러브지, 피터 1936-
ピーター・ラヴゼイ
ラヴゼイ, ピーター
彼得·拉佛西
Languages
English (400)
Italian (11)
Japanese (6)
Polish (6)
Chinese (4)
Spanish (4)
German (3)
Hungarian (2)
Russian (2)
Korean (1)
Dutch (1)
Thai (1)
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