WorldCat Identities

Lovesey, Peter

Overview
Works: 401 works in 1,860 publications in 10 languages and 58,220 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Psychological fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Detective and mystery stories, English 
Roles: Author, Editor
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Most widely held works about Peter Lovesey
 
Most widely held works by Peter Lovesey
The last detective by Peter Lovesey( Book )

42 editions published between 1991 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,999 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Superintendant Peter Diamond pursues the killer of a young woman whose nude body was found floating in a lake south of Bristol
Skeleton Hill by Peter Lovesey( Book )

26 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When two reenactors of a battle that took place over 350 years ago discover a skeleton that is female, headless, and only about twenty years old, and one of them is later found murdered, Peter Diamond investigates and butts heads with the group of vigilantes who call themselves the Lansdown Society, discovering in the process that his boss Georgina is a member who resolves to sideline Diamond
Stagestruck by Peter Lovesey( Book )

27 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and Italian and held by 1,648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a pop diva is brutally attacked minutes before a theatrical performance and the chief suspect is promptly found dead, Detective Peter Diamond uncovers bitter rivalries among the cast and crew and must confront his own mysterious theater phobia to find the killer
Cop to corpse by Peter Lovesey( Book )

24 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in English and Italian and held by 1,642 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When three policemen are murdered in the Bath area by a sniper who eludes authorities and younger detectives, Chief Superintendent Peter Diamond embarks on what becomes one of the most dangerous cases of his life
Upon a dark night by Peter Lovesey( Book )

30 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A farmer commits suicide with a shotgun, a woman jumps from a roof at a party. As he investigates the two apparently separate events, Detective Peter Diamond of the Bath police in England discovers a hunter was near both victims
The vault by Peter Lovesey( Book )

24 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 1,582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although "Bath is a town layered in history: Roman, Medieval, Georgian," when a skeletal hand is discovered in the ground of the Pump Room, Detective Superindendent Peter Diamond must investigate when it's proved to be from the modern era.--Jacket
Diamond dust by Peter Lovesey( Book )

26 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his beloved wife becomes the latest victim in a string of police-spouse killings, Detective Superintendent Peter Diamond becomes determined to track down the murderer despite his superior's order to leave the case to someone else
The headhunters by Peter Lovesey( Book )

22 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 1,575 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gemma and Jo on a double date with Jake and Rick discuss forming a murder society and calling themselves "The Headhunters," but some of Rick's suggestions sound uncomfortably serious
The false Inspector Dew by Peter Lovesey( Book )

50 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the 1920s, the dentist Walter Baranov and his lover murder his wife and flee on the luxury liner Mauretania, but when a murder occurs on board the ship, Baranor's alias of Scotland Yard Inspector Dew makes him the logical investigator of the crime
Bloodhounds by Peter Lovesey( Book )

23 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and Polish and held by 1,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A participant in a literary discussion on crime in Bath, England, opens a book to find a famous stamp, stolen earlier from a museum, and shortly after he is killed. Officer Peter Diamond investigates the murder, taunted by a killer who is a prankster
The circle by Peter Lovesey( Book )

24 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When van driver Bob Naylor joins the Chichester Writing Circle, he finds the group targeted by a serial killer with a passion for arson, and becomes the prime suspect when Inspector Hen Mallin investigates
The summons by Peter Lovesey( Book )

42 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Bath, England, an escaped murderer kidnaps a police chief's daughter and the chief appeals for help to Peter Diamond, the ex-constable who put the murderer away. A moment of sweet satisfaction for Diamond, now pushing supermarket carts, having been fired from the force for being cheeky to the chief. By the author of Diamond Solitaire
The reaper by Peter Lovesey( Book )

23 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 1,419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Otis Joy, the popular and handsome young rector of St. Bartholomew's Church in Oxford, England, is accused of embezzling church funds and ordered to resign, but only until the bishop who accuses him commits suicide, followed by another death, and then another
Down among the dead men : a Peter Diamond investigation by Peter Lovesey( Book )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 969 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a Sussex town on the southeast coast of England, a widely disliked art teacher at a posh private girls' school disappears without explanation. Meanwhile, detective Peter Diamond finds himself in Sussex, much against his wishes. His irritating and often obtuse supervisor, Assistant Chief Constable Georgina Dallymore, has made Diamond accompany her on a Home Office internal investigation. A Sussex detective has been suspended for failing to follow up on DNA evidence that linked a relative to a seven-year-old murder case. As Diamond asks questions, he begins to notice unsettling connections between the seven-year-old murder and the missing art teacher. Could the two cases be connected?
The tooth tattoo by Peter Lovesey( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 clue to her identity is a taboo of a music note on one of her teeth. Meanwhile, jobbing violist Mel Farran strangely finds himself scouted by a very elite classical quartet{u2014}one whose previous violist disappeared without a trace
House sitter - 8 by Peter Lovesey( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Alternative Names

controlled identityLear, Peter

Lear, Peter.

Lear Peter 1936-....

Lear, Peter, pseud.

Lovesey P. 1936-

Lovesey, Peter

Lovesey, Peter 1936-

Lovesey, Peter Harmer 1936-

Peter Lovesey britisk skribent

Peter Lovesey Brits schrijver

Peter Lovesey brittisk författare

Peter Lovesey écrivain britannique

Peter Lovesey englischer Krimi-Schriftsteller

Peter Lovesey escritor británico

Peter Lovesey scrittore britannico

Лавси П. 1936-

Лир П. 1936-

Ловси П. Э. 1936-

Ловси, Питер

러브시, 피터 1936-

러브지, 피터 1936-

ピーター・ラヴゼイ

ラヴゼイ, ピーター

彼得·拉佛西

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