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The house sitter: Peter Diamond Mystery Series, Book 8

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"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 "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 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? From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Police -- England -- Bognor Regis -- Fiction
Policewomen -- Fiction
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Diamond, Peter (Fictitious character)
Serial murders