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Abattoir Blues, the latest novel from Peter Robinson is out now. Discover more about his fabulous detective novels today...
Abattoir Blues The 22nd DCI Banks Mystery Peter Robinson
Although DCI Banks makes some appearances and is indeed featured on the cover, this whodunit largely stars Annie Cabot and his female staff snowed under with a weird case full of red herrings. Could it be a World War II... Format: Hardback - Released: 31/07/2014
Friend of the Devil The 17th DCI Banks Mystery Peter Robinson
The 17th instalment of the Inspector Banks books but the first to be televised, Friend of the Devil delves deeply into Banks’ and Cabbot’s past and memories and is best read as part of the series, particularly as it regularly... Format: Paperback - Released: 16/01/2014
Piece of My Heart Peter Robinson
This DCI Banks thriller was first published in 2006 but is being reissued to coincide with the TV adaptation. This is an exciting dual time story as Banks’ investigation of the murder of a freelance music journalist sees him having... Format: Paperback - Released: 27/02/2014
Children of the Revolution A DCI Banks Mystery Peter Robinson
Ex-college lecturer Gavin Miller is found dead; his distorted body strewn across a disused railway track near his home. There's no sign of a struggle, and no concrete evidence except for one distinguishing package: GBP5,000 of cash, tucked inside the... Format: Paperback - Released: 16/01/2014
Bad Boy Peter Robinson
The 20th in the DCI Banks series, Bad Boy is arguably not Robinson’s best and certainly not one to start with if you’re not a pre-existing fan of the series. Absent for much of the novel, it lacks Banks narrative... Format: Paperback - Released: 27/02/2014
The Yorkshire born creator of the stupendous DCI Banks series has been awash with awards at home and abroad (home being Canada for most of his time these days). "Swiss-watch plot precision" (Independent) and more twists and turns than a helter-skelter are the hallmarks of his writing and the latest in the series (no. 22 no less) is no exception.
Abattoir Blues will have you gripped until the last page and counting down the days for number 23!
Peter Robinson's DCI Banks is now a major ITV1 drama by Left Bank productions. Stephen Tompkinson (Wild at Heart, Ballykissangel) plays Inspector Banks, and Andrea Lowe (The Bill, Murphy's Law) plays DI Annie Cabbot. Peter's recent standalone novel Before the Poison won the IMBA's 2013 Dilys Award as well as the 2012 Arthur Ellis Award for Best Novel by the Crime Writers of Canada. This was Peter's sixth Arthur Ellis award.