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Diamond Solitaire by Peter Lovesey
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Diamond Solitaire by Peter Lovesey
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Jul 01, 2003 | ISBN 9781569472927

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Praise

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


Praise for Diamond Solitaire

 
“The chase, which includes a friendly Sumo wrestler and adventures in Japan, is a pleasure to follow, and Lovesey makes the relationship between tough cop and troubled child wholly beguiling.”
Los Angeles Times

“A book that, without gimmickry or cross-genre splicing, delivers superb, unashamedly traditional crime writing. Lovesey’s mysteries have won awards in England and France; he has previously been nominated for an Edgar, as he could be again for this fine tale.”
Publisher’s Weekly, Starred Review
 
“Polish up the Gold Dagger, Lovesey’s angling for another.”
Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review

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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