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Peter Lovesey

Biography

Peter Lovesey

Peter Lovesey is the author of 26 highly praised mystery novels and has been awarded the CWA Gold and Silver Daggers and the Diamond Dagger for Lifetime Achievement, as well as many US honors.

Peter Lovesey

Books by Peter Lovesey

Preface by Peter Lovesey with contributions by Mick Herron, Cara Black and Stuart Neville among others - Crime, Holiday, Mystery, Short Stories

Eighteen delightful holiday short stories by some of your favorite Soho Crime authors! This captivating collection --- which features bestselling, and award-winning authors --- contains laughs aplenty, the most hardboiled of holiday noir and heartwarming reminders of the spirit of the season. Nine mall Santas must find the imposter among them. An elderly lady seeks peace from her murderously loud neighbors at Christmastime. A young woman receives a mysterious invitation to Christmas dinner with a stranger...

by Peter Lovesey - Fiction, Mystery

Two police officers are about to head home when they receive one last call. En route to investigate, the patrol car spins off the road, killing one of the exhausted cops and leaving the other in critical condition. Detective Peter Diamond, who is assigned to look into the case, discovers that a civilian on a motorized tricycle was involved in the crash and has been lying on the side of the road for hours. Diamond administers CPR, but the man’s fate is unclear. As he lingers on life support, Diamond must wrestle with the fact that he may have saved the life of a serial killer.

by Peter Lovesey - Fiction, Mystery

In a Sussex town on the south coast of England, a widely disliked art teacher at a posh private girls’ school disappears without explanation. Meanwhile, a Sussex detective has been suspended for failing to link DNA evidence of a relative to a seven-year-old murder case. When detective Peter Diamond realizes that the suspended officer is an old friend who is not known to make such mistakes, he begins to notice unsettling connections between the cold case and the missing art teacher. Could the two mysteries be connected?