* Existing author website at www.peterlovesey.com/
Peter Lovesey was born in Middlesex and studied at Hampton Grammar School and Reading University, where he met his wife Jax. He won a competition with his first crime fiction novel, Wobble to Death, and has never looked back, with his numerous books winning and being shortlisted for nearly all the prizes in the international crime writing world.
He was Chairman of the Crime Writers' Association and has been presented with Lifetime Achievement awards both in the UK and the US.
As ever, Lovesey produces a well-crafted mystery with twists and turns to tax the brain...a perfect puzzle from the master of the genre * Bella *
Lovesey proves a dab hand at dry humour * Time Out *
A stand-out instalment of one of the most enjoyable police series around * Morning Star *
Superlative . . . Lovesey, winner of the CWA Gold and Silver Dagger, leavens the suspense with Diamond's trademark gallows humor, and closes with one of his cleverest solutions * Publishers Weekly *
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 *
Witty and engaging...what [Diamond] lacks in tact and sang-froid, he makes up for with common sense and a dogged determination to overcome obstacles * Wall Street Journal *
His books always have a tight plot and very professional sets of clues and investigators, and this one, the 12th, is one of his best . . . If you're not already a fan of Lovesey and Diamond, start here * Globe and Mail *
The pacing is relentless in this well-plotted mystery. The engaging Peter Diamond is rarely far afield, involved in nearly every aspect of the criminal investigation . . . Cop to Corpse is a strong entry in this already strong series of mysteries and police procedurals * Mysterious Reviews *