Peter Diamond is unemployed and down-and-out, but his old CID department comes knocking when they need him. John Mountjoy, a murderer, has broken out of prison and taken a hostage -- and the only person he'll talk to is Diamond, who arrested him four years earlier. Unless Diamond can follow a very cold murder trail to find another killer and clear Mountjoy's name, another woman will die.
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In Bath, England, an escaped murderer kidnaps a police chief's daughter and the chief appeals for help to Peter Diamond, the ex-constable who put the murderer away. A moment of sweet satisfaction for Diamond, now pushing supermarket carts, having been fired from the force for being cheeky to the chief. By the author of Diamond Solitaire.… (more)