A reliable, original writer.
A highly recommended collection of minature mystery gems by this top crime writer, featuring a superb selection of characters, from guilt-ridden fraudsters to love-sick murderers.
Peter Lovesey shows a Heath Robinson inventiveness- always worth a look, whimsically full of twists and turns... In the title story a pillar of the Church's re-use of an unfranked stamp and her purchase of some compost accelerator is the catalyst for a more serious crime; 'The Model Con
is a nice barbershop monologue with Sweeny Todd overtones.