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Lovesey, Peter

Works: 375 works in 1,734 publications in 12 languages and 57,288 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Psychological fiction  Detective and mystery stories, English  Suspense fiction  History 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: PR6062.O86, 823.914
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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 last detective by Peter Lovesey( Book )
37 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,012 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 secret hangman by Peter Lovesey( Book )
28 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 1,757 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
The house sitter by Peter Lovesey( Book )
25 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,737 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
Skeleton Hill by Peter Lovesey( Book )
23 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,700 libraries worldwide
On Lansdown Hill near Bath, where a battle between Roundheads and Cavaliers that took place over 350 years ago is reenacted annually, two of the reenactors discover a skeleton that is female, headless, and only about twenty years old. One of them is later found murdered. In the course of his investigation, Peter Diamond butts heads with a group of vigilantes who call themselves the Lansdown Society, discovering in the process that his boss is a member
Stagestruck by Peter Lovesey( Book )
25 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 1,669 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 )
27 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,652 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 )
21 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 1,639 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
Cop to corpse by Peter Lovesey( Book )
23 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,632 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
The vault by Peter Lovesey( Book )
22 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 1,626 libraries worldwide
Although "Bath is a town layered in history: Roman, Medieval, Georgian," when a skeletal hand is discovered in the ground of the Pump Room, Detective Superindendent Peter Diamond must investigate when it's proved to be from the modern era.--Jacket
Diamond dust by Peter Lovesey( Book )
24 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,615 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 1,604 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 false Inspector Dew by Peter Lovesey( Book )
48 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,565 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
Diamond solitaire by Peter Lovesey( Book )
31 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,543 libraries worldwide
Private investigator Peter Diamond's search for a Japanese girl's identity leads to murder, drugs, and the Mafia
The circle by Peter Lovesey( Book )
22 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,526 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 )
30 editions published between 1989 and 2004 in English and held by 1,487 libraries worldwide
Dissatisfied with their marriages and their lives in postwar Britain, Rose Bell and Antonia Ashton plot to do in their husbands
Bloodhounds by Peter Lovesey( Book )
22 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 1,475 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 reaper by Peter Lovesey( Book )
21 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 1,465 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 summons by Peter Lovesey( Book )
39 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,447 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 stone wife : a Peter Diamond investigation by Peter Lovesey( Book )
16 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,371 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
Waxwork by Peter Lovesey( Book )
35 editions published between 1900 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,353 libraries worldwide
Uncertain about the guilt of a woman who has been convicted of murder, Scotland Yard assigns Sergeant Cribb to investigate the case
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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-
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
Ловси, Питер
러브시, 피터 1936-
러브지, 피터 1936-
ラヴゼイ, ピーター
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Polish (9)
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Japanese (6)
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