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The house sitter /

by Lovesey, Peter.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Soho Press, 2003Description: 346 p. ; 20 cm.ISBN: 1569473269 (alk. paper) :.Title notes: $25.00 6-2003Subject(s): Police -- England -- Bognor Regis -- Fiction | Serial murders -- Fiction | Policewomen -- Fiction | Bognor Regis (England) -- Fiction | Mystery fictionOnline resources: Publisher description
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

"Peter Lovesey loves strong women, cerebral killers and diabolical puzzles-the very ingredients that make The House Sitter one of the most cunning mysteries in his Inspector Diamond series."-Marilyn Stasio, The New York Times Book Review <br> <br> "True wit is the hallmark of the classic British mystery, and Peter Lovesey delivers it, and a lot more in The House Sitter . . . . A literate and delightful mystery."- The Baltimore Sun <br> <br> A woman is found strangled on a beach in Sussex. It takes police 12 days to discover she was a top profiler for the National Crime Faculty. Why was she killed? And why is the NCF thwarting Detective Peter Diamond's efforts to unmask her murderer?<br> <br> <br> From the Trade Paperback edition.

$25.00 6-2003

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Library Journal Review

Initially brought in as an auxilliary police consultant, Bath's Inspector Peter Diamond soon proves himself indispensable to a missing person case-turned-murder investigation. A woman from Bath discovered dead on a Sussex beach turns out to have been strangled-apparently right there in the midst of a crowd. The main witnesses, a family of three, seem to be hiding something. The victim was a psychological offender profiler, apparently working on the case of a serial murderer-perhaps the one who claimed her life. Exacting but comfortable prose, careful detailing, and the more-than-competent Diamond give body to an excellent procedural, the eighth in Lovesey's series. For fans of British crime fiction. (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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