Peter Lovesey is the author of more than thirty highly praised mystery novels. He has been awarded the CWA Gold and Silver Daggers, the Cartier Diamond Dagger for Lifetime Achievement, the "Strand Magazine" Award for Lifetime Achievement, the Macavity, Barry, and Anthony Awards, and many other honors. He lives in West Sussex, England.
Praise for "The Secret Hangman" *An Independent Mystery Booksellers Association Killer Book* "When it comes to the classic British puzzle mystery . . . Peter Lovesey is your man. His latest, "The Secret Hangman" . . . is a special treat . . . Lovesey proves that the traditional puzzle mystery is always a bit of fun and games."--"The New York Times Book Review" "Lovesey's delicate balance of humor and suspense [is] one of the delights of contemporary crime fiction."--"Wall Street Journal" "Lovesey continues to excel, with clever plotted mysteries filled with detailed behind-the-scenes police work."--"Library Journal," Starred Review "Lovesey deftly blends suspense and humor in this excellent ninth whodunit to feature Peter Diamond . . . This classic series is still going strong."--"Publishers Weekly," Starred Review "Lovesey, winner of many honors, including a Golden Dagger Award, should be on every British mystery lover's short list, and this is a fine place to start."--"Rocky Mountain News" "Lovesey has cloaked the classic 'puzzle' mystery in a fully realized world of coppers and local landmarks . . . Masterful."--"Houston Chronicle"