The Summons

The Summons

Book - 2004
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Peter Lovesey is the author of 23 highly-praised mysteries and has been awarded the CWA's Gold, Silver, and Diamond Daggers, as well as many U.S. honors. He lives in West Sussex, England.
John Mountjoy has escaped from prison and taken a hostage, and the only person he'll talk to is Detective Peter Diamond, who arrested him four years earlier for the murder of a young journalist. Diamond must follow a cold trail to find another killer and clear Mountjoy's name before someone else dies.
"Written with energy and style, a masterly performance."-"Rocky Mountain News."
"Good stuff ... Breezy, British, and as comfy as a Cotswold cottage."-"The New York Times Book Review."
Publisher: New York : Soho, 2004
ISBN: 1569473609 (pbk.)
9781569473603 (pbk.)
Branch Call Number: M LOVESEY
Characteristics: 374 pages ; 20 cm

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Jan 02, 2018

Although "The Summons" was first published in 1995, British author Peter Lovesey writes entertaining puzzlers in the tradition of the Golden Age of mystery writing. "The Summons" won the 1995 Silver Dagger Award from the Crime Writers' Association of the United Kingdom. Sometimes, this novel is difficult to understand due to the differences between British English and American English and the use of British expressions. I would rate "The Summons" at 4.0 stars.


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