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The Secret Hangman by Peter Lovesey

‘The Secret Hangman’ is Peter Lovesey’s 9th Inspector Diamond novel. DI Peter Diamond and his team are working on two cases. The first involves a series of ram raids on Jewellery stores. Despite what appears to be a good tip-off, … Continue reading

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The House Sitter by Peter Lovesey

‘The House Sitter’ is the 8th novel in Peter Lovesey’s Inspector Diamond series featuring grumpy old Bath DI, Peter Diamond. After a beautiful day at Wightview Sands on the Sussex coast, the tide is now coming in and beachgoers are … Continue reading

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Diamond Dust by Peter Lovesey

‘Diamond Dust’ is the 7th novel in Peter Lovesey’s series featuring the Bath based, surly detective Peter Diamond. The crime in this novel was a complete surprise to me. I have read some of the later novels in the series … Continue reading

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The Vault by Peter Lovesey

‘The Vault’ is Peter Lovesey’s 6th novel featuring Inspector Peter Diamond, head of the Bath murder squad. Once again there is a shortage of murders in Bath, so when a pair of skeletonised hand arrives on Diamond’s desk, he is … Continue reading

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Upon a Dark Night by Peter Lovesey

‘Upon a Dark Night’ is the 5th novel of Peter Lovesey’s DI Peter Diamond series. This novel starts out with Diamond feeling very stressed – from underwork. He is the head of the murder squad and no one in Bath … Continue reading

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Bloodhounds by Peter Lovesey

‘Bloodhounds’ is Peter Lovesey’s 4th Inspector Peter Diamond novel and is a golden age locked room mystery. As with all of Lovesey’s novels it is a delightful and easy read. Shirley-Ann Miller has just joined the Bloodhounds. They are an … Continue reading

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The Summons by Peter Lovesey

‘The Summons’ is the 3rd novel in the Peter Diamond series by Peter Lovesey featuring the grumpy old detective. Four years ago Diamond was the lead detective on a case in which John Mountjoy was found guilty of murder and … Continue reading

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Diamond Solitaire by Peter Lovesey

‘Diamond Solitaire’ is the second book in Peter Lovesey’s Inspector Diamond series. While some parts of this book seem very far-fetched, it was extremely entertaining and also very heartwarming at times. In book 1 – ‘The Last Detective’, Peter Diamond … Continue reading

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The Last Detective by Peter Lovesey

‘The Last Detective’ is the 1st book in Peter Lovesey’s Inspector Peter Diamond series. I’ve read some of the later books in the series and I’m not sure what I was expecting from this one, but I found it to … Continue reading

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The Stone Wife by Peter Lovesey

‘The Stone Wife’ is the 14th book in Peter Lovesey’s Peter Diamond series about a bath detective and his team. Medieval English Literature professor John Gildersleeve is an expert of Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales. So, when a dirty lump of stone … Continue reading

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