The body of a disgraced college lecturer is found on an abandoned railway line. And as the seasoned detective well knows, some grudges are never forgotten—or forgiven. Just as he’s about to break the case open, his superior warns him to back off. And more skeletons to uncover before the case can finally be closed.
Children of the Revolution: An Inspector Banks Novel Inspector Banks series Book 21 #ad - . In the four years since his dismissal for sexual misconduct, he’d been living like a hermit. So where did he get the 5, 000 pounds found in his pocket?Leading the investigation, Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks begins to suspect that the victim's past may be connected to his death. Yet banks isn’t about to stop, even if it means risking his career.
He's certain there’s more to the mystery than meets the eye.
Watching the Dark: An Inspector Banks Novel Inspector Banks series Book 20William Morrow #ad - And as he digs deeper, he discovers that the murder may be linked to an unsolved missing persons case from six years earlier—and the current crime may involve some very bad, crooked cops. New york times bestselling author peter Robinson brings back Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks and his colleague DI Annie Cabbot in a case riddled with corruption.
A decorated policeman is murdered on the tranquil grounds of the St. Detective chief inspector alan Banks is well aware that he must handle the highly sensitive and dangerously explosive investigation with the utmost discretion. A pulsating, electrifying novel of suspense Watching the Dark is one of Peter Robinson’s finest novels.
Watching the Dark: An Inspector Banks Novel Inspector Banks series Book 20 #ad - Ambitious…robinson shows a keen awareness of the global reach of crime. New york times Book Review . Peter's police treatment centre, shot through the heart with a crossbow arrow, and compromising photographs are discovered in his room.
In the Dark Places: An Inspector Banks Novel Inspector Banks series Book 22William Morrow #ad - And banks, perceptive and curious as ever, feels himself being drawn deeper into a web of crime, and at its center something—or someone—dark and dangerous lying in wait. Vibrating with tension, and filled with soul and poignancy, ingeniously plotted, In the Dark Places is a remarkable achievement from this masterful talent.
Published in the united kingdom and Canada as Abattoir BluesLouise Penny calls In the Dark Places "brilliant. Tess gerritsen says it's "thrilling. And michael connelly describes Peter Robinson as "amazing. One of the world's greatest suspense writers returns with this sensational new novel featuring Inspector Alan Banks, hailed by Michael Connelly as "a man for all seasons.
In the Dark Places: An Inspector Banks Novel Inspector Banks series Book 22 #ad - It's a double mystery: two young men have vanished, and the investigation leads to two troubling clues in two different locations. As banks and his team scramble for answers, the inquiry takes an even darker turn when a truck careens off an icy road in a freak hailstorm. The body count rises. In the wreckage, who was killed on impact, rescuers find the driver, as well as another body—a body that was dead well before the crash.
Bad Boy: An Inspector Banks Novel Inspector Banks series Book 19William Morrow #ad - From new york times bestselling author Peter Robinson comes this mesmerizing story-within-a-story—that will thrill his fans and bring him many new readers. A distraught woman arrives at the Eastvale police station desperate to speak to Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks. It turns out that erin’s best friend is Banks’ own daughter, Tracy.
Who was last seen in the company of the weapon’s actual owner, a very bad boy indeed. Now that his child is on the run with a psychopath, Banks finds himself caught in a bloody tangle of betrayal and murder. The fallout will have dark consequences for Banks and his partner, DI Annie Cabbot. But banks is abroad, and the woman’s revelation of a loaded gun hidden in her daughter Erin’s bedroom leads to a shocking fatality when a police armed-response team breaks into her house.
Bad Boy: An Inspector Banks Novel Inspector Banks series Book 19 #ad - But the rogue dci is a bit of a bad boy himself, and he’ll freely risk his life and career in the cause of love—and vengeance. Thrilling, harrowing, and utterly compelling, Bad Boy showcases Peter Robinson’s masterful writing.
All the Colors of Darkness Inspector Banks series Book 18William Morrow #ad - Shocking revelations broaden the inquiry to unexpected places and seats of power. And a stubborn policeman who will not be frightened away could lose everything in one terrifying, explosive instant. In this masterful novel of psychological suspense, Peter Robinson delves once again into the dark recesses of the human mind and shows what can happen when evil rests there.
New york times bestselling and edgar award-winning author Peter Robinson delivers a gripping novel of jealousy, envy, betrayal, lust, ambition, greed, revenge—all the colors of darkness that lead inevitably to murder. In a world of terror and uncertainty, what does one small death matter?The body hanging from a tree in a peaceful wood appears to Detective Inspector Annie Cabbot to be a suicide.
All the Colors of Darkness Inspector Banks series Book 18 #ad - But further investigation into the sad demise of Mark Hardcastle leads to another corpse, brutally bludgeoned to death. Suddenly the case demands the attention of Chief Inspector Alan Banks, called back from his vacation even though nothing suggests this wasn't a crime of passion followed by remorse and self-destruction.
Friend of the Devil Inspector Banks series Book 17William Morrow #ad - . In a maze of narrow alleys behind a market square, a teenaged girl has been murdered after a night of drunken revelries with her friends. The seemingly senseless Cliffside killing falls to Inspector Annie Cabbot, on loan to a local police department. Two towns. But shattering revelations threaten to awaken the slumbering demons of earlier, darker times, and more blood is in the offing when the two cases brutally and unexpectedly collide.
Friend of the devil is a chilling, brilliant, and utterly mesmerizing novel of suspense. The terrible death of young Hayley Daniels becomes Chief Inspector Alan Banks's investigation. A woman sits in a wheelchair perched on a cliff high above the sea, her throat slit from ear to ear. New york times bestselling and edgar award-winning author Peter Robinson—a riveting double homicide leaves two seasoned detectives baffled as they race against the clock before more corpses surface.
Friend of the Devil Inspector Banks series Book 17 #ad - Two murders.
Piece of My Heart Inspector Banks series Book 16William Morrow #ad - But the truth behind a grisly present-day slaying may somehow be hidden in the amplified, drug-induced fog of a notorious past, propelling Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks into the darkest shadows of the peace, love, and rock 'n' roll generation. A complex, multi-layered thriller, Piece of My Heart once again attests to Peter Robinson’s incomparable storytelling genius.
Keeps you turning the pages into the night. Chief inspector Banks is good company. New york times Book Review. In an era of free love and rebellion, a dead body is discovered among the detritus of a recently concluded rock festival—a beautiful young woman stabbed so savagely through the chest that a piece of her heart was sliced off.
Piece of My Heart Inspector Banks series Book 16 #ad - Now. New york times bestselling author peter robinson’s Chief Inspector Alan Banks must turn to a murder committed in the 1960s in order to solve a present-day homicide as he races to uncover their common link. 1969. A freelance journalist, a stranger to the region, is savagely bludgeoned to death in a shocking act of violence with no apparent motive.
Two murders separated by four decades are investigated by two very different but equally haunted investigators—one, a casualty of war unable to come to terms with a confusing new world; the other, a rogue policeman harboring ghosts of his own.
When the Music's Over: An Inspector Banks Novel Inspector Banks Series Book 24William Morrow #ad - A baffling murder on a remote country lane puts alan banks and his team to the test in the detective’s most intense and gripping case yet – from an author hailed by Louise Penny as “a writer at the top of his game. With detective inspector annie cabbot investigating the young woman’s death, newly promoted Detective Superintendent Banks finds himself taking on the coldest of cases: a fifty-year-old assault allegedly perpetrated by beloved celebrity Danny Caxton.
Now caxton stands accused at the center of a media storm, and it’s Banks’ job to discover the shocking truth. As more women step forward with accounts of caxton’s manipulation, and surprising, powerful, Banks must piece together decades-old evidence – as the investigation leads him down the darkest of paths…Suspenseful, When the Music’s Over is the finest novel to date from one of the foremost suspense writers at work today.
Strange Affair Inspector Banks series Book 15William Morrow #ad - Louise penny calls peter robinson's new novel In the Dark Places a "thrilling, brilliantly plotted, beautifully paced" read. Available august 11, 2015—preorder your copy today! .
Playing with Fire: A Novel of Suspense Inspector Banks series Book 14William Morrow #ad - The other is Tom, an artist who had been living alone. Chief inspector alan banks finds himself up against a diabolical arsonist in this electrifying novel of suspense from New York Times bestselling author Peter Robinson. In the early hours of the morning, a man reports a fire on two old canal boats. A body has been found on each barge, and all the evidence points towards a deliberate arson attack.
One of the victims is tina, a young girl with a drug addiction and a terrible past who had been living with her boyfriend Mark. Now, and tina's own father, with little evidence to go on and a number of possible suspects, Banks must begin to delve into the lives of the victims, the local 'lock-keeper' who reported the fire, including Tina's boyfriend, and to discover who could have wanted them out of the way forever.
Playing with Fire: A Novel of Suspense Inspector Banks series Book 14 #ad - . From the master of psychological suspense, Peter Robinson, comes a mind-bending thriller of secrets and murder. One of the firefighters notices the use of accelerant at the scene and calls the police, but by the time Inspector Banks arrives, the fire brigade have put out the flames and only the smoldering wreckage remains.
Close to Home: A Novel of Suspense Inspector Banks series Book 13William Morrow #ad - The past returns to haunt chief Inspector Alan Banks in this harrowing novel of suspense from New York Times bestselling author Peter Robinson. There are human bones, the remains of a lost teenaged boy whose disappearance devastated a community more than thirty-five-years ago…and scarred a guilt-ridden friend forever…A long-hidden horror has been unearthed, buried in an open field, dragging a tormented policeman into a past he could never truly forget no matter how desperately he tried.
A heinous crime that occurred too close to home still has its grip on Chief Inspector Alan Banks—and it’s leading him into a dark place where evil still dwells. Because the secrets that doomed young Graham Marshall back in 1965 remain alive and lethal, and disturbing them could cost Banks much more than he ever imagined.
Close to Home: A Novel of Suspense Inspector Banks series Book 13 #ad - Master of suspense peter robinson once again delves into the human psyche to reveal what leads some to commit murder in this compelling, unforgettable thriller.