Monday, June 01, 2009

The Mystery Bookshelf: The Headhunters by Peter Lovesey, an Inspector Hen Mallin Investigation

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The Mystery Bookshelf, where you can discover a library of new mysteries, is pleased to feature a new mystery series title we recently received from the publisher.

The Headhunters by Peter Lovesey
More Information About The Headhunters by Peter Lovesey

The Headhunters by Peter Lovesey
A Hen Mallin Mystery (2nd in series)
Soho Crime (Trade Paperback)
Publication Date: June 2009
ISBN-13: 978-1-56947-580-5

About The Headhunters (from the publisher): “I could cheerfully murder my boss,” Gemma remarks over coffee. She and her friend Jo joke about fantastic ways of committing the crime. The game is so amusing that in a double date with Jake and Rick they discuss forming a murder society and soon the quartet are calling themselves “The Headhunters.” But some of Rick’s suggestions sound uncomfortably serious.

On the following Sunday morning, Jo is horrified to find a dead body on the beach at Selsey. By the time the police have identified the victim Gemma and Jo have found another corpse. This time it’s a colleague of Gemma’s. Worse still, Gemma’s boss is missing …

About Peter Lovesey: The author of 26 highly praised mystery novels, Peter Lovesey has been awarded the CWA Gold, Silver, and Diamond Daggers (for Lifetime Achievement) as well as many US honors. He lives in West Sussex, England.

Mysterious Reviews: Mysteries Reviewed by the Hidden Staircase Mystery BooksMysteries by Peter Lovesey reviewed by Mysterious Reviews: The Secret Hangman (2008), Wobble to Death (2008), Abracadaver (2009), The Detective Wore Silk Drawers (2009), Mad Hatter's Holiday (2009), Skeleton Hill (2009)

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