Careless Love: DCI Banks 25 (Paperback)Peter Robinson (author)
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A young local student has apparently committed suicide. Her body is found in an abandoned car on a lonely country road. She didn't own a car. Didn't even drive. How did she get there? Where did she die? Who moved her, and why?
Meanwhile a man in his sixties is found dead in a gully up on the wild moorland. He is wearing an expensive suit and carrying no identification. Post-mortem findings indicate he died from injuries sustained during the fall. But what was he doing up there? And why are there no signs of a car in the vicinity?
As the inconsistencies multiply and the mysteries proliferate, Annie's father's new partner, Zelda, comes up with a shocking piece of information that alerts Banks and Annie to the return of an old enemy in a new guise. This is someone who will stop at nothing, not even murder, to get what he wants - and suddenly the stakes are raised and the hunt is on.
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 250 g
Dimensions: 199 x 129 x 25 mm
'This is vintage Banks - a dogged search for truth which never once loses its grip on its hero's intuition and charm.' - The Daily Mail
'Robinson remains the master of the police procedural.' - The Mail on Sunday
'Robinson is prolific, but with each book he manages to ring the changes.' - The Guardian
'His novels track the changing nature of crime, taking on difficult subjects such as gangs of men who groom underage girls, and the new book tackles the contentious subject of widening inequality.' - The Sunday Times
'Banks' slow but dogged pursuit of murderers and his meditations on the past make him a figure readers feel they know intimately and trust implicitly and, despite moments of darkness, the series' warmth makes you feel all's right with the world.' - S Magazine
'A fast-paced and ingenious story' - On Yorkshire Magazine
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