Abattoir Blues: DCI Banks 22 (Paperback)Peter Robinson (author)
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Two missing boys.
A stolen bolt gun.
One fatal shot.
Three ingredients for murder.
When DCI Banks and his team are called to investigate the theft of a tractor from a North Yorkshire village, they're far from enthusiastic about what seems to be a simple case of rural crime. Then a blood stain is found in an abandoned hangar, two main suspects vanish without a trace, and events take a darkly sinister turn.
As each lead does little to unravel the mystery, Banks feels like the case is coming to a dead end. Until a road accident reveals some alarming evidence, which throws the investigation to a frightening new level.
Someone is trying to cover their tracks - someone with very deadly intent . . .
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Number of pages: 384
Weight: 284 g
Dimensions: 199 x 131 x 28 mm
Peter Robinson deserves a place near, perhaps even at the top of, the British crime writers' league * The Times *
A real page-turner that confirms Robinson as a master of crime fiction * Bella Magazine *
As always with the excellent DCI Alan Banks novels, you can expect the story to grip you from beginning to end * Choice *
[Peter Robinson deserves a place] near, perhaps even at the top of, the British crime writers' league * The Times *
It's neither the setting nor even the characters that makes Robinson's work so satisfying, but the plotting of Swiss-watch precision * Independent *
Classic Robinson: labyrinthine plot merged with deft characterisation * Observer *
As always with the excellent DCI Alan Banks novels, you can expect the story to grip you from beginning to end. * Choice *
A real page-turner that confirms Robinson as a master of crime fiction. * Bella Magazine *
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DCI Banks is a great character and the description of the area he lives in is fantastic. This series of books never fails to deliver. If you haven't read any yet, start at the beginning and enjoy them all.
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