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Peter Lovesey Peter (Harmer) Lovesey (born 1936 in Whitton, Middlesex) is a British writer of historical and contemporary crime novels and short stories. His best-known series characters are Sergeant Cribb, a Victorian-era police detective based in London, and Peter Diamond, a modern-day police detective in Bath. Lovesey's novels and stories mainly fall into the category of entertaining puzzlers in the "Golden Age" tradition of mystery writing.

Most of Peter Lovesey's writing has been done under his own name. However, he did write three novels under the pen name Peter Lear.

Lovesey's novels and short stories have won him a number of awards, including both the Gold and Silver Daggers of the Crime Writers' Association, of which he was chairman in 1991/92. In 2000, he received the Cartier Diamond Dagger Award for lifetime achievement in crime writing. He received a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2008 from Malice Domestic, and a Vikelas Plaque in 2008 from the International Society of Olympic Historians. In 2010, he was appointed Grand Master by the Swedish Academy of Detection.

Peter Lovesey lives near Chichester. His son Phil Lovesey writes psychological thrillers.

Peter Lovesey Book List and Awards
His website: peterlovesey.com
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Another One Goes Tonight
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Down Among the Dead Men
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The Stone Wife
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The Stone Wife
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Tooth Tattoo
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Cop to Corpse
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Peter Lovesey Bibliography


Sergeant Cribb Novels

  1. Wobble to Death - 1970
  2. The Detective Wore Silk Drawers - 1971
  3. Abracadaver - 1972
  4. Mad Hatter's Holiday - 1973
  5. Invitation to a Dynamite Party - 1974 (published in the U.S. as The Tick of Death)
  6. A Case of Spirits - 1975
  7. Swing, Swing Together - 1976
  8. Waxwork - 1978

Peter Diamond Novels

  1. The Last Detective - 1991
  2. Diamond Solitaire - 1992
  3. The Summons - 1995
  4. Bloodhounds - 1996
  5. Upon a Dark Night - 1997
  6. The Vault - 1999
  7. Diamond Dust - 2002
  8. The House Sitter - 2003
  9. The Secret Hangman - 2007
  10. Skeleton Hill - 2009
  11. Stagestruck - 2011
  12. Cop to Corpse - 2012
  13. The Tooth Tattoo - 2013
  14. The Stone Wife - 2014
  15. Down Among the Dead Men - 2015
  16. Another One Goes Tonight - July 2016

Albert Edward, Prince of Wales Novels

  1. Bertie and the Tinman - 1987
  2. Bertie and the Seven Bodies - 1990
  3. Bertie and the Crime of Passion - 1993

Novels as Peter Lear

  • Goldengirl - 1977
  • Spider Girl - 1980
  • The Secret of Spandau - 1986

Other Novels

  • The False Inspector Dew - 1982
  • Keystone - 1983
  • Rough Cider - 1986
  • On the Edge - 1989
  • The Reaper - 2000
  • The Circle - 2005 (Inspector Hen Mallin, appearance by Peter Diamond)
  • The Headhunters - 2008, (Inspector Hen Mallin)

Short Story Collections

  • Butchers - 1985
  • The Crime of Miss Oyster Brown - 1994
  • Do Not Exceed the Stated Dose - 1998
  • The Sedgemoor Strangler - 2001
  • Murder on the Short List - 2008

Anthology

  • The Black Cabinet - 1989
  • The Verdict of Us All - 2006

Non-Fiction

  • The Kings of Distance - 1968
  • The Guide to British Track and Field Literature, 1275-1968 - 1969 (with Tom McNab)
  • The Official Centenary History of the Amateur Athletic Association - 1979,
  • An Athletics Compendium - 2001 (with Tom McNab and Andrew Huxtable)

Peter Lovesey Awards and Honors

  • Wobble To Death - 1970 - Macmillan/Panther First Crime Novel Prize
  • A Case Of Spirits - 1975 - Prix du Roman d’Aventures
  • Swing, Swing Together - 1976 - Grand Prix de Littérature Policière
  • Waxwork - 1978 - CWA Silver Dagger
  • The False Inspector Dew - 1978 - CWA Gold Dagger
  • The Secret Lover (short story, 1985 - CWA Veuve Clicquot Award
  • The Last Detective - 1991 - Anthony Award
  • The Crime of Miss Oyster Brown (short story, 1991 - Ellery Queen Readers’ Award
  • The Summons - 1995 - CWA Macallan Silver Dagger
  • The Pushover (short story, 1995 - MWA Golden Mysteries Prize
  • Bloodhounds - 1996 - CWA Macallan Silver Dagger, Barry Award, Macavity Award
  • James Who? (article, 1999 - CWA Leo Harris Award
  • Lifetime Achievement Award - 2000 - CWA Cartier Diamond Dagger
  • The House Sitter - 2003 - Macavity Award
  • Needle Match (short story, 2007 - CWA Short Story Award
  • Crime Writers’ Association Chairman - 1991-1992
  • Guest of Honour, Malice Domestic - 1996
  • Mystery Masters Guest of Honour, Magna Cum Murder - 1996
  • International Guest of Honour, Bouchercon 2001 - 2001
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, Malice Domestic - 2008
  • International Society of Olympic Historians Vikelas Plaque - 2008
  • Swedish Academy of Detection Grand Master - 2010
  • The Strand Critics Lifetime Achievement Award - 2014

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