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The Finisher

(2020)
(Book 19 in the Peter Diamond series)
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On the 50th anniversary of the publication of his first novel, Peter Lovesey, Mystery Writers of America Grand Master and titan of the British detective novel, returns to the subject of his very first mystery—running.

Through a particularly ill-fated series of events, couch potato Maeve Kelly, an elementary school teacher whose mother always assured her “curvy” girls shouldn’t waste their time trying to be fit, has been forced to sign up for the Other Half, Bath’s springtime half marathon. The training is brutal, but she must disprove her mother and collect pledges for her aunt’s beloved charity. What Maeve doesn’t know is just how vicious some of the other runners are.

Meanwhile, Detective Peter Diamond is tasked with crowd control on the raucous day of the race—and catches sight of a violent criminal he put away a decade ago, and who very much seems to be up to his old tricks now that he is paroled. Diamond’s hackles are already up when he learns that one of the runners never crossed the finish line and disappeared without a trace. Was Diamond a spectator to murder?

Genre: Mystery

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Hardback Editions

July 2020 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Finisher (Peter Diamond Mystery)
Author(s): Peter Lovesey
ISBN: 0-7515-8084-8 / 978-0-7515-8084-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sphere
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


August 2020 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Finisher (A Detective Peter Diamond Mystery)
Author(s): Peter Lovesey
ISBN: 1-64129-181-8 / 978-1-64129-181-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Crime
Availability: Amazon   Amazon AU   


Paperback Editions

July 2021 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Finisher (A Detective Peter Diamond Mystery)
Author(s): Peter Lovesey
ISBN: 1-64129-288-1 / 978-1-64129-288-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Soho Crime
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


March 2021 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Finisher (Peter Diamond Mystery)
Author(s): Peter Lovesey
ISBN: 0-7515-8083-X / 978-0-7515-8083-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Sphere
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU   


Audio Editions

August 2020 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Finisher: Peter Diamond, Book 19
Author(s): Peter Lovesey
Publisher: Recorded Books, Inc.
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August 2020 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Finisher: Peter Diamond, Book 19
Author(s): Peter Lovesey
Publisher: Recorded Books, Inc.
Availability: Amazon CA   


July 2020 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Finisher
Author(s): Peter Lovesey
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
Availability: Amazon AU   


July 2020 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Finisher
Author(s): Peter Lovesey
Publisher: Hachette Audio UK
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

August 2020 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Finisher (A Detective Peter Diamond Mystery Book 19)
Author(s): Peter Lovesey
Publisher: Soho Crime
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


July 2020 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Finisher (Peter Diamond Mystery Book 19)
Author(s): Peter Lovesey
Publisher: Sphere
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU