The Last Detective: Detective Superintendent Peter Diamond
by Peter Lovesey
Review by Verna Suit
Soho Crime Paperback ISBN/ITEM#: 9781616950811
Date: 31 May 2011 List Price $9.99 Amazon US / Amazon UK
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Product Description: A nude female corpse has been found floating in a large reservoir just south of Bristol. In order to solve the mystery of the "Lady in the Lake," Detective Superintendent Peter Diamond must locate two missing letters attributed to Jane Austen and defy his superiors on the force to save a woman unjustly accused of murder. This is the first of the Peter Diamond series; it won the 1992 Anthony Boucher Award for Best Mystery Novel.
(Source: Soho Crime)