Diamond Solitaire: A Peter Diamond Investigation by Peter Lovesey

By Peter Lovesey

Fired from the police for insubordination, Peter Diamond is lowered to operating as a safety safeguard at Harrod's. There he unearths an deserted jap woman after the shop closes. He needs to determine her on the way to shop her existence.

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Puccini kept him alert through the night, he told anyone so philistine as to question opera in the control room. None shall sleep. Listening to music was more responsible than reading a paper or a paperback. His eyes were alert to anything on the panel and his ears to any sound that clashed with the music. He silenced Pavarotti and touched the button that gave him a direct line to Knightsbridge Police Station. They must already have received the alert electronically. He identified himself and said, "Intruder alert.

The entombment scene was drawing to its climax. United in Verdi's tear-jerking "O terra addio," the tragic lovers, Radames and Aida, embraced in the crypt, while the massive stone slabs that would bury them alive were lowered inch by agonizing inch. Offstage, the priests and priestesses chanted their relentless chorus, and the unhappy Amneris prayed for Radames' eternal soul. There are moments in an opera when no one minds too much if people wriggle and sway in their seats, straining for a better view, or trying to bring relief to aching buttocks.

Straw was closing the door. From the depths of the house came the cries of children. " At that moment a face appeared around a door halfway up the hall.

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