"Good stuff . . . Breezy, British, and as comfy as a Cotswold cottage."—The New York Times Book Review
"Written with energy and style, a masterly performance."—Rocky Mountain News
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.
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.
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