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Bloodhounds by Peter Lovesey

Bloodhounds

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Bloodhounds by Peter Lovesey
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Dec 01, 2004 | ISBN 9781569473771
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    Dec 01, 2004 | ISBN 9781569473771

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Praise

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


Praise for Bloodhounds


Crime Writers’ Association Macallan Silver Dagger Winner
Mystery Readers International Macavity Award Winner
Deadly Pleasures Barry Award Winner

“Peter Lovesey tosses off a real brain-banger in Bloodhounds, the fourth book in a challenging series . . . I am mad for these pyrotechnic teasers, and this one had my head spinning.”
The New York Times Book Review

“No one has done this kind of thing better since Dorothy L Sayers. A must for crime buffs, especially if they like John Dickson Carr.”
Mail on Sunday
 
“A perfect blend of psychology and technique.”
Boston Review 

“Lovesey gives us his laconic Bath policeman Peter Diamond in full dazzle . . . With this especially effective conclusion, Lovesey demonstrates that his embrace of crime fiction reaches from John Dickson Carr to Andrew Vachss as he skillfully pays homage to the old style whodunit in this thoroughly modern mystery.”
Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

“Lovesey, always something of a Golden Age writer out of his time, provides some ingenious variations on the old ‘locked room’ mystery formula, while gleefully lecturing the reader on genre lore.”
Kirkus Reviews

Praise for The Peter Diamond series


“Peter Diamond is impatient, belligerent, cunning, insightful, foul, laugh-out-loud funny . . . A superb series.”
—Louise Penny
 
“I’m jealous of everyone discovering Lovesey and Diamond for the first time—you have a wonderful backlist to catch up on. Me, all I can do is wait for the next book.”
—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
 
“Next to Jane Austen, Peter Lovesey is the writer the tourist board of Bath, England, extols most proudly . . . The enduring draw of the Peter Diamond books derives both from the beguiling Bath cityscape and the brusque character of Diamond himself.”
—NPR

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