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Diamond Solitaire Audiobook

Diamond Solitaire

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Publisher's Summary

One time police detective Peter Diamond loses his job as a security guard when he fails to spot a small Japanese child hiding in the furniture department of Harrods. Weeks later, she's still unclaimed; Diamond is unable to forget the frightened eyes of the silent little girl and takes on the challenge of uncovering her identity. Now Diamond is back in the sleuthing business, following a trail that leads from London to New York to Tokyo and to a shocking climax that may shatter his heart or cost him his life.

© Copyright © 2007 by Peter Lovesey. All rights reserved.; 2007 by Peter Lovesey. All rights reserved.

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    Amazon Customer TX USA 04-15-15
    Amazon Customer TX USA 04-15-15 Member Since 2008

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    "You have to like Peter Diamond"

    I am new to this series, but I liked this book. Peter Diamond was a police officer in the last book, but in the beginning of this one, he is working as a security guard. He found a mute little girl and becomes attached to her. He works tirelessly to find where she belongs. When she is abducted, he follows her trail through New York and Japan and he takes us with him and we are given a chance to figure out who the little girl is and why her family has apparently abandoned her -- and what that has to do with an international pharmaceutical company.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Donna J. Shaw 09-15-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Good but somewhat drawn out"

    Overall, I enjoyed the story, but it could have ended much sooner. The plot Was somewhat inflated and I was ready to have it wrapped up about two-thirds of the way through. Also, Mr. Prebble does an excellent job with British voices, not so much with New Yorkers.

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    M. Round Rock, TX, United States 09-15-16
    M. Round Rock, TX, United States 09-15-16 Member Since 2010
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    "A real treat"

    Enjoyed the story from start to finish! A real treat! And I thoroughly enjoy the narrator!

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    Catherine 09-09-16
    Catherine 09-09-16
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    "Stretches Credibility"

    I found it hard to buy that he would go to such lengths to find the little girl, the basic premise of the book. Not the best in the series.

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    Sassy863 09-05-16
    Sassy863 09-05-16
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    "awwww Diamond"

    I'm glad I started reading the Diamond Series I have enjoyed them immensely thanks

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    Cynthia 07-05-15
    Cynthia 07-05-15

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    "First book was a passable read. This one is not."

    So incredibly unrealistic and yet the author seems to think we'll take this ridiculous character seriously. It was all I could do to finish.

    The story itself is somewhat credible, but the main character is not. He is supposed to be an experienced cop with a reputation for using logic; yet his behavior is never logical and he makes mistakes like a rookie might. Not worth a listen by any standard.

    1 of 3 people found this review helpful

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