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A young woman is dumped, injured and unconscious, in a private hospital's parking lot. She is an amnesiac with no memory prior to her discovery by hospital personnel. Detective Inspector Peter Diamond of the Bath homicide squad is unwilling to become involved. He has other, more important cases to solve: a woman has plunged to her death from the roof of a local landmark while half the young people of Bath partied below, and an elderly farmer has shot himself.
Are these apparent suicides what they seem, or are there sinister forces at work? And might the amnesiac woman hold the key to both cases?
©1997 Peter Lovesey (P)2017 Tantor
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Critic Reviews

"Such a tangled plot would snare an author of less skill, but Lovesey maintains virtuosic control and delivers an unmistakable highlight in a long career already well-garlanded with awards and acclaim." (Publishers Weekly)
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By Amazon Customer on 05-19-17

Ada Shaftsberry is the best!

Loved the story. Ada has to be one of my favorite Lovesey characters. Didn't like this narriator as much, but still enjoyable.

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By mrs. ann harris on 05-12-17

Tough sell

I found the narration very, very difficult putting me to sleep at times, I love Peter lovesays books and I think if it was narrated by someone else I would have enjoyed it a lot more

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3 of 4 people found this review helpful

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