Not Dark Yet: DCI Banks 27 (Hardback)Peter Robinson (author)
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The 27th outing for the redoubtable DCI Banks combines a typically engrossing plot involving a gruesome double murder and the Albanian mafia, with a chilling depiction of the desperation experienced by migrants and refugees in modern Britain.
Murder is only the beginning for Banks and his team . . .
The gruesome double murder at an Eastvale property developer's luxury home should be an open and shut case for Superintendent Banks and his team of detectives. There's a clear link to the notoriously vicious Albanian mafia, men who left the country suspiciously soon after the death. Then they find a cache of spy-cam videos hidden in the house - and Annie and Gerry's investigation pivots to the rape of a young girl that could cast the murders in an entirely different light.
Banks's friend Zelda, increasingly uncertain of her future in Britain's hostile environment, thinks she will be safer in Moldova hunting the men who abducted, raped and enslaved her than she is Yorkshire or London. Her search takes her back to the orphanage where it all began - but by stirring up the murky waters of the past, Zelda is putting herself in greater danger than any she's seen before.
And as the threat escalates, so does the danger for Banks and those who love Zelda . . .
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 609 g
Dimensions: 232 x 148 x 38 mm
'Having started my Banks habit up again I won't be leaving it so long before I pick up my next Robinson thriller' - Evening Standard Online
'As ever, Peter Robinson has constructed a gripping, complex mystery . . . his legion of fans will be delighted' - The Sunday Times Crime Club
'Not Dark Yet by Peter Robinson sees the author and his creation, Supt Alan Banks on top form in the 27th book in the series' - Peterborough Telegraph
'Complicated, unexpected and startling, the story is all that, but Robinson brings all the disparate parts together so cleverly that the result on finishing the novel is a satisfaction that all readers want at the end of a good book' - On-Magazine
'Fans will welcome this latest Banks adventure and revel in what Michael Connelly calls Robinson's 'clear eye for the telling detail.' - Booklist
'Robinson pulls the reader in with deft characterizations, powerfully understated action scenes, and strong locales . . . A strong addition to the Banks series that suggests tantalizing possibilities for the next installment' - Kirkus
'Bestseller Robinson ably balances multiple plotlines in his intricate 27th novel' - Publishers Weekly
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