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Paperback. Pub Date :2012-12-11 Language: English Publisher: Hodder Stoughton One of the premier masters of modern British crime. New York Times bestselling author Peter Robinson brings back Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks and his colleague DI Annie Cabbot in a complex case involving corruption. a dead cop. and a missing girl.Watching the DarkA decorated detective inspector is murdered on the tranquil grounds of the St. Peters Police Treatment Centre. shot through the heart with a crossbow arrow. and compromising photographs are discovered in his room. Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks is well aware that he must handle the highly sensitive-and dangerously explosive-investigation with the utmost discretion.Because the case may involve police corruption. an officer from Professional Standards. Inspector Joanna Passero. has arrived to work with Banks and his team. Thoug...
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'Peter Robinson has for too long, and unfairly, been in the shadow of Ian Rankin; perhaps PIECE OF MY HEART, the latest in the Chief Inspector Banks series, will give him the status he deserves, near, perhaps even at the top of, the British crime writers' league' (Marcel Berlins, The Times)
'Brilliant! . . . Gut-wrenching plotting, alongside heart-wrenching portraits of the characters who populate his world, not to mention the top-notch police procedure.' (Jeffery Deaver)
Classic Robinson: a labyrinthine plot merged with deft characterisation (Observer)
Robinson also has a way of undercutting the genre's familiarity. With a deceptively unspectacular language, he sets about the process of unsettling the reader (Independent)
The new novel from Number One bestselling author Peter Robinson.
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