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- DescriptionPeter Diamond, head of theCriminal Investigation Divisionin scenic Bath, England, isinvestigating the murder of a young woman whose body has been found in the canal, the only clue to her identity a tattoo of a music te on one of her teeth. For Diamond, who wouldn t kw a Stradivarius from a French horn, the investigation is his most demanding ever. Meanwhile, strange things are happening to jobbingviolist Mel Farran, who finds himself scouted bya very elite classical quartet one whose previous violist disappeared without a trace.Despite the mystery shrouding the group, the chance to join is too good topass up, and Mel finds himself in a cushy residency at Bath Spa University with the quartet--and embroiled inthe unusually musical murder investigation.As the story unfolds in fugue-like counterpoint, Peter and Mel both learn frightening secrets about fandom and about what it takes to survive in the cutthroat world of professional musicians. Peter Lovesey has been hailed by the critics as superlative, a master of the genre, never puts a foot wrong and the Peter Diamond series as one of the most enjoyable police series around. This new case for the much-loved detective will bring new praise and much satisfaction for his legions of fans.From the Hardcover edition.
- Author BiographyPeter Lovesey is the author of more than thirty highly praised mystery novels. He has been awarded the CWA Gold and Silver Daggers, the Cartier Diamond Dagger for Lifetime Achievement, theStrand MagazineAward for Lifetime Achievement, the Macavity, Barry, and Anthony Awards, and many other honors. He lives in West Sussex, England.From the Hardcover edition.
- Author(s)Peter Lovesey
- PublisherSoho Crime
- Date of Publication15/07/2014
- FormatPaperback / softback
- SubjectCrime, Thriller & Adventure
- Series TitlePeter Diamond Investigation
- Series Part/Volume Number13
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintSoho Crime
- Weight227 g
- Width127 mm
- Height190 mm
- Spine28 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US),Unsewn / adhesive bound
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