Synopses & Reviews
Detective Superintendent Peter Diamond is confronted with a crime that comes too close to home. His beloved wife has been killed, apparently just the most recent victim in a series of murders of police spouses. Despite his superior's orders to leave the solution of this crime to other members of the force, he is determined to find the killer himself.
"One of the delights of contemporary crime fiction." (The Wall Street Journal)
"Top-rate writing and plotting . . . A treasure." (Chicago Sun-Times)
About the Author
Peter Lovesey is the author of 25 highly praised mysteries and has been awarded the CWA's Gold, Silver and Diamond Dagger, in addition to numerous US honors such as the Anthony and Macavity awards. He will be honored for lifetime achievement at the Malice Domestic convention in April 2008. He lives near Chichester in West Sussex, England.