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Not Safe After Dark by Peter Robinson

Not Safe After Dark

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Creator of Inspector Banks with a collection of short stories of detective, noir and historical fiction, four of which feature Banks. He is a highly accomplished crime writer of good, solid, old-fashioned storytelling.

Comparison: Ian Rankin, P D James, Ruth Rendell.
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Not Safe After Dark by Peter Robinson

A chilling collection of short tales from the author of the bestselling Inspector Banks series This collection comprises all of Peter Robinson's short crime tales, including four stories featuring Inspector Banks, a private-eye story set in Florida, and a romantic mystery set in Paris. The modern classic, 'Innocence', won the Crime Writer of Canada's Best Short Story Award. This collection also includes two historical stories. Whether he writes pure detective stories or heartbreakingly noir tales, Peter Robinson is a thoughtful writer who is one of the crime world's finest stylists.

About the Author

Peter Robinson

Peter Robinson grew up in Yorkshire, and now divides his time between Richmond and Canada. There are twenty-two books in the bestselling DCI Banks series – the critically acclaimed crime novels have won numerous awards in Britain, the United States, Canada and Europe, and are published in translation all over the world.

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.

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4th November 2005


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