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Cop to Corpse by Peter Lovesey
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Apr 16, 2013 | 368 Pages
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Praise

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

Praise for
Cop to Corpse

Deadly Pleasures Magazine’s Best Mystery-Crime Novels of the Year

“Witty and engaging.”
—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

“One of [Peter Lovesey’s] best . . . If you’re not already a fan of Lovesey and Diamond, start here.”
Globe and Mail

“Nail-biting . . . Lovesey leavens the suspense with Diamond’s trademark gallows humor, and closes with one of his cleverest solutions.”
Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

“The 12th book in the tremendously entertaining Peter Diamond series, and there isn’t a clunker in the bunch.”
Mystery Scene

“[Lovesey] is still at the top of his game.”
Deadly Pleasures Mystery Magazine

“Laced with the surprises . . . [Lovesey has] earned the right to innovate in his genre, and he pushes narrative boundaries and pulls it off. No one is better at mixing puzzle and procedural.”
—Open Letters Monthly

“Nobody but Lovesey could thump out a gritty procedural yet instill Bath with so much charm and history that readers will have to put it on their bucket lists.”
Kirkus Reviews

“Well-crafted.”
Booklist

“You want a novel written by a master of his craft . . . You want Peter Lovesey’s latest Peter Diamond investigation, Cop to Corpse.”
Shots Magazine

Cop to Corpse is a great introduction to a memorable cop and his talented crew.”Huntington News


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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