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Be cautious; reading too many of Peter Lovesey's stories at once could have unexpected results. "Passion Killers" will make your toes curl for the hapless Mrs Palmer, and "The Odstock Curse" may well induce goosebumps as a Gypsy curse is repeated in the present. Among the fifteen tales are two featuring Peter Lovesey's forthright police detective, Peter Diamond, and two with the amateur sleuth, Bertie, Prince of Wales, in rumbustious form. The collection also include "The Pushover," winner of the Mystery Writers of America's Golden Mysteries short story prize, and "Quiet Please—We're Rolling," both nominated for Britain's Crime Writer's Association Short Story Dagger.
Do Not Exceed the Stated Dose includes a complete checklist of Peter Lovesey's crime writing.
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Julian Symons wrote that "Lovesey's ingenuity and readiness to experiment have been manifested most successfully in a collection of marvellously clever short stories." Peter Lovesey, a past chairman of the Crime Writer's Association, has won honors around the world, including the Gold and Silver Daggers, the Macavity, and the Grand Prix de Litterature Policière.Review:
The perfect tonic for fans and an introductory prescription for others. -- Publishers Weekl;y, February 9, 1998
This outstanding collection of short mysteries by the always appealing Peter Lovesey offers variety, humor, suspense, and clever plotting. -- Booklist, March 1, 1998
You'll be tempted to ignore the author's advice to read only one or two at a sitting. -- Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, January 1999
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