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Beau Death

(2017)
(Book 17 in the Peter Diamond series)
A novel by

 
 
Peter Diamond, British detective extraordinaire, must dig deep into Bath history to ferret out the secrets of one of its most famous (and scandalous) icons: Richard “Beau” Nash, who might be the victim of a centuries old murder.

Bath, England: A wrecking crew is demolishing a row of townhouses in order to build a grocery store when they uncover a skeleton in one of the attics. The dead man is wearing authentic 1760s garb and on the floor next to it is a white tricorn hat—the ostentatious signature accessory of Beau Nash, one of Bath’s most famous historical men-about-town, a fashion icon and incurable rake who, some say, ended up in a pauper’s grave. Or did the Beau actually end up in a townhouse attic? The Beau Nash Society will be all in a tizzy when the truth is revealed to them.

Superintendent Peter Diamond, who has been assigned to identify the remains, starts making discoveries that turn Nash scholarship on its ear. But one of his constables is stubbornly insisting the corpse can’t be Nash’s—the non-believer threatens to spoil Diamond’s favorite theory, especially when he offers some pretty irrefutable evidence. Is Diamond on a historical goose chase? Should he actually be investigating a much more modern murder?

Genre: Mystery

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Hardback Editions

March 2018 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Beau Death (A Peter Diamond Investigation)
Author(s): Peter Lovesey
ISBN: 1-4328-4877-1 / 978-1-4328-4877-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
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December 2017 : UK Hardback
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Title: Beau Death (Peter Diamond Mystery)
Author(s): Peter Lovesey
ISBN: 0-7515-7068-0 / 978-0-7515-7068-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sphere
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December 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: Beau Death (A Detective Peter Diamond Mystery)
Author(s): Peter Lovesey
ISBN: 1-61695-905-3 / 978-1-61695-905-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Crime
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Paperback Editions

October 2018 : USA Paperback
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Title: Beau Death (A Detective Peter Diamond Mystery)
Author(s): Peter Lovesey
ISBN: 1-61695-974-6 / 978-1-61695-974-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Crime
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   


August 2018 : UK Paperback
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Title: Beau Death (Peter Diamond Mystery)
Author(s): Peter Lovesey
ISBN: 0-7515-7067-2 / 978-0-7515-7067-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sphere
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Audio Editions

December 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Beau Death
Author(s): Peter Lovesey
Publisher: Hachette Audio
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December 2017 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Beau Death
Author(s): Peter Lovesey
Publisher: Hachette Audio
Availability: Amazon AU   


December 2017 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Beau Death
Author(s): Peter Lovesey
Publisher: Hachette Audio
Availability: Amazon UK   


December 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Beau Death
Author(s): Peter Lovesey
Publisher: Recorded Books
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December 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Beau Death
Author(s): Peter Lovesey
Publisher: Recorded Books
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December 2017 : UK Audio CD

Title: Beau Death
Author(s): Peter Lovesey
ISBN: 1-4079-7161-1 / 978-1-4079-7161-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Soundings Audio Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


December 2017 : UK Audio CD

Title: Beau Death
Author(s): Peter Lovesey
ISBN: 1-4079-7162-X / 978-1-4079-7162-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Soundings Audio Books
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

December 2017 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Beau Death (Peter Diamond Mystery Book 17)
Author(s): Peter Lovesey
Publisher: Sphere
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


December 2017 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Beau Death (A Detective Peter Diamond Mystery Book 17)
Author(s): Peter Lovesey
Publisher: Soho Crime
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA