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Cop to Corpse by Peter Lovesey

Cop to Corpse

Cop to Corpse by Peter Lovesey
Apr 16, 2013 | 384 Pages
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    Apr 16, 2013 | 384 Pages

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    Jun 12, 2012

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Praise for
Cop to Corpse

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

“Witty and engaging.”
—Wall Street Journal

“The enduring draw of the Peter Diamond books derives both from the beguiling Bath cityscape and the brusque character of Diamond himself.”

“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


“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

“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

“These erudite and wondrously witty books are unlike any police procedural you’ve ever read.”
The New York Times Book Review
“Thickly textured, amusing, unpredictably mixing puzzle and procedural…. One of the best.”
Los Angeles Times
“Witty . . . A perfectly realized murder mystery.”
Wall Street Journal
“Extremely stylish, lighter than air . . . utterly surprising.”
“Lovesey’s books are so beautifully constructed and cleanly written that they could be used as textbooks in a crime writing course.”
Chicago Tribune

From the Hardcover edition.

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