Peter Diamond #13
On Sale: April 30, 2013
Hardcover / e-Book
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Mystery Police Procedural
Peter Diamond, head of the Criminal Investigation
Division in scenic Bath,
England, is investigating the murder of a young
woman whose body has been found in the canal, the only
to her identity a tattoo of a music note on one of her
teeth. For Diamond, who wouldn’t know a Stradivarius from
French horn, the investigation is his most demanding
Meanwhile, strange things are
to jobbing violist Mel Farran, who finds himself
scouted by a very elite classical quartet--one whose
previous violist disappeared without a
the mystery shrouding the group, the chance to join is
good to pass up, and Mel finds himself in a cushy
residency at Bath Spa University with the quartet--and
embroiled in the unusually musical murder
investigation. As the story unfolds in fugue-like
counterpoint, Peter and Mel both learn frightening
about fandom and about what it takes to survive in the
cutthroat world of professional
Peter Lovesey has been hailed by
critics as ‘superlative’, ‘a master of the genre’, ‘never
puts a foot wrong’ and the Peter Diamond series as ‘one
the most enjoyable police series around’. This new case
the much-loved detective will bring new praise and much
satisfaction for his legions of fans.
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