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Description - Skeleton Hill by Peter Lovesey

Battle and burial are built into the history of Lansdown Hill, so it is no great shock when part of a skeleton is unearthed there. But Peter Diamond, Bath s Head of CID, can t ignore the fresh corpse found close to the folly known as Beckford s Tower. The hill becomes the setting for one of the most puzzling cases he has investigated, involving golf, horseracing, Civil War re-enactment and the Cyrillic alphabet.

Inevitably, Diamond butts heads with the group of vigilantes who call themselves the Lansdown Society, discovering in the process that his boss Georgina is a member. She resolves to sideline Diamond by sending him to Bristol and handing the skeleton investigation to his deputy, Keith Halliwell. Fortunately matters don t pan out as Georgina plans...

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780751543315
ISBN-10: 0751543314
Format: Paperback / softback
(196mm x 128mm x 26mm)
Pages: 352
Imprint: Sphere
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publish Date: 23-Dec-2010
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Peter Lovesey

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.

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