Published December 28, 2006
by Brilliance Audio on CD Value Priced .
Written in English
|Contributions||James Daniels (Narrator)|
|The Physical Object|
The Last Detective is the first novel I have read by Mr Lovesey. It concerns the police investigation lead by Detective Superintendent Peter Diamond into the assumed murder of an unknown woman found floating in a lake. Murder is assumed because she is naked and her clothes are missing but there is no obvious cause of death.4/5(). The book called The Last Detective, by Peter Lovesey is about a detective called Diamond, set in Bath and a more. Actually, no - they are different. The book called The Last Detective, by Peter Lovesey is about a detective called Diamond, set in Bath and a long-running series, up to 18 books by now, with the 18th published this year/5. The Last Detective, Detective Grace is tasked with finding the killer of one of the new alien overlords called "slicks". The novel is full of rich detail on the day to day lives of the survivors who struggle to make it on their weekly rations and the constant threat of being sent to work camps from which no one has returned/5. Instead of Pike, The Last Detective focuses on Elvis' past, from never knowing his father to his "free spirited" mother to his days in Vietnam. His relationship with Lucy is further strained and he runs on fumes trying to get Ben back. I felt like LA Requiem was Joe Pike's defining book and The Last Detective does much the same for Elvis/5.
Dangerous Davies is one of the books that the The Last Detective TV series was based on. I really enjoyed the show and when I found out it was based on books by Leslie Thomas I decided to pick them up. The book is definitely darker in some aspects than the TV series/5. The Last Detective (ISBN ) is a book written by Peter Lovesey and published by Soho Crime (now owned by Penguin Random House) in , which later went on to win the Anthony Award for Best Novel in Author: Peter Lovesey. The Last Detective is a rare treat.”—The Washington Post Book World “Fast-moving a page-turning thriller.”—Chicago Tribune/5(39). It looks like Detective Superintendent Peter Diamond has his work cut out for him. Diamond is one of the last detectives of his kind, a gumshoe whose heroes solved crimes by question and answer, door stepping and deduction/5(38).
” The Last Detective is a bravura performance from a veteran showman: slyly paced, marbled with surprise and, in the end, strangely affecting.” Josh Rubins, New York Times Book Review “A marvellous achievement – masterfully plotted and totally absorbing over its entire pages.” Allen J. Hubin, Deadly Pleasures. About The Last Detective. With his acclaimed bestsellers, Hostage and Demolition Angel, Robert Crais drew raves for his unstoppable pacing, edgy characterizations, and cinematic , Crais returns to his signature character, Los Angeles private investigator Elvis Cole, in a masterful page-turner that probes the meaning of family and the burdens of the past. "The Last Detective is that truly wonderful of finds: a smart book to transport you and distract you from the real world it so ironically mirrors. Mr. Cohn has done his job with great finesse and style, mixing genres so seamlessly that the reader forgets in which one he might be so thoroughly absorbed. He is absorbed in : Pandamoon Publishing. Praise for The Last Detective “The first volume in Lovesey’s beloved Peter Diamond series has a handsome new 20th-anniversary edition.” —Entertainment Weekly “A bravura performance slyly paced, marbled with surprise and in the end, strangely affecting.” —The New York Times Book .