Synopses & Reviews
"Peter Lovesey loves strong women, cerebral killers and diabolical puzzles—the very ingredients that make The House Sitter
one of the most cunning mysteries in his Inspector Diamond series."—Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review
"True wit is the hallmark of the classic British mystery, and Peter Lovesey delivers it, and a lot more in The House Sitter. . . . A literate and delightful mystery."—The Baltimore Sun
A woman is found strangled on a beach in Sussex. It takes police 12 days to discover she was a top profiler for the National Crime Faculty. Why was she killed? And why is the NCF thwarting Detective Peter Diamond’s efforts to unmask her murderer?
Peter 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, the Strand Magazine
Award for Lifetime Achievement, the Macavity, Barry, and Anthony Awards, and many other honors. He lives in West Sussex, England.
From the Hardcover edition.
The eighth installment in the acclaimed Peter Diamond Series by Peter Lovesey, a CWA Diamond Dagger award winner.