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Peter Diamond, head of Bath CID, takes a city break in Vienna, where his favorite film, The Third Man, was set, but everything goes wrong, and his companion, Paloma, calls a halt to their relationship. Meanwhile, strange things are happening to jobbing musician Mel Farran, who finds himself scouted by methods closer to the spy world than the concert platform. The chance of joining a once-famous string quartet in a residency at Bath Spa University is too tempting for Mel to refuse. Then a body is found in the city canal, and the only clue to the dead woman’s identity is the tattoo of a music note on one of her teeth. For Diamond, who wouldn’t know a Stradivarius from a French horn, the investigation is his most demanding ever. Three mysterious deaths need to be probed while his own personal life is in free fall. Download and start listening now!


Quotes & Awards

  • “For want of a better term, Peter Lovesey’s novels about Peter Diamond, the chief of detectives in the historic English city of Bath, are designated as police procedurals. But these erudite and wondrously witty books are unlike any police procedural you’ve ever read. The Tooth Tattoo is a case in point. Of course there’s a murder to be solved…but for the most part, the murder investigation provides the structural framework for a group portrait of the eccentric members of this captivating ensemble and the music they play with such rapturous devotion. Lovesey’s droll humor is on ample display…Even the murder investigation is fun, in its own peculiar way; but for death-defying thrills, nothing quite compares to the Staccati swinging into Beethoven’s Quartet in C sharp minor.”

    New York Times Book Review

  • “Lovesey is the real deal…[The Diamond novels] are deftly plotted, with strong characters and a good dollop of dry humor, especially the (generally) good-natured sniping among the members of his team.”

    Seattle Times

  • “A particularly crafty resolution of the enigmatic mystery shows that this long-running series still has plenty of life.”

    Publishers Weekly (starred review)

  • “Ingenious…Lovers of good music and a good mystery should not miss this delightful tale.”

    Washington Post Book World

  • “The music is so dominating that listeners might well wish that performances of the pieces were included! [The Tooth Tattoo] will have broad appeal for mystery lovers and music lovers…Reader Clive Anderson’s British voices are great and he does well with the German accents.”


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About the Narrator

Clive R. Anderson is the narrator of several audiobooks, including The Ghost Runner by Bill Jones, The Tooth Tattoo by Peter Lovesey, and The Skeleton in the Closet by M. C. Beaton.