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The Tick of Death by Peter Lovesey

The Tick of Death

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The Tick of Death by Peter Lovesey
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Sep 01, 2009 | ISBN 9781569475966

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Crime Writers’ Association Diamond Dagger for Lifetime Achievement Recipient
Mystery Writers of America 2018 Grandmaster

Praise for The Tick of Death

“Another of those wonderful Victorian background stories about Sgt. Cribb and Constable Thackeray . . . Plenty of suspense, excitement and beautiful twists.”
San Francisco Chronicle

“Lovesey goes from strength to strength. A really entertaining extravaganza, judged to a nicety.”
The Times

“The period detail is admirable: the narrative both witty and swift.”
The Sunday Times

“Tense and dramatic. The best book I have read for a long time.”
Birmingham Mail

Praise for Peter Lovesey

“I have long loved Peter Lovesey’s books . . . A creative, courageous and gifted writer.”
—Louise Penny

“Lovesey is a master of the crime novel.”
—Sara Paretsky 

“What’ll it be today? A knotty puzzle mystery? A fast-paced police procedural? Something more high-toned, with a bit of wit? With the British author Peter Lovesey, there’s no need to make those agonizing decisions, because his books have it all.”
—The New York Times Book Review 

“Mr. Lovesey’s narrative is swift, but he takes time out for local color and abundant humor, the latter springing from the book’s quirky characters . . . Lovesey is a wizard at mixing character-driven comedy with realistic-to-grim suspense. And in a writing career spanning four decades, he has created a stylish and varied body of work.”
The Wall Street Journal

“A treat . . . Lovesey’s restraint, wit, and charming cast ensure him a place in the winner’s circle.”
—Entertainment Weekly

“Extremely stylish, lighter than air . . . utterly surprising.”

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