Viewing Entry - The stone wife (E14452) by Lovesey, Peter
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The stone wife
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Detective and mystery fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction. Diamond, Peter (Fictitious character) -- Fiction. Police -- England -- Bath -- Fiction. Bath (England) -- Fiction.
Just as the bidding gets exciting in a Bath auction house, three armed men stage a hold-up and attempt to steal Lot 129, a medieval carving of the Wife of Bath. The highest bidder tries to stop them and is shot dead. Peter Diamond, head of the murder squad, soon finds himself sharing an office with the stone wife. To his extreme annoyance, the lump of stone appears to exert a malign influence. Refusing to be beaten, he rallies his team and begins finding suspects and motives. The case demands someone go undercover. The dangerous mission falls to Sergeant Ingeborg Smith. And soon, murder makes a reappearance...