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Robinson, Peter 1950-

Overview
Works: 306 works in 2,476 publications in 13 languages and 65,655 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Suspense fiction  Drama  Detective and mystery stories, English  Psychological fiction  Television adaptations  Television series  Television crime shows 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Editor
Classifications: PR6068.O1964, 823.914
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Most widely held works about Peter Robinson
 
Most widely held works by Peter Robinson
Friend of the devil by Peter Robinson( Book )

51 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chief Inspector Alan Banks and Detective Inspector Annie Cabbot must work together to solve two chilling crimes. On loan to a sister precinct, Cabbot draws the first case. Karen Drew seems to have lived a quiet and nearly invisible life for the past seven years. Try as she might, Annie turns up nothing in the woman's past that might have prompted someone to wheel her out to the sea and to her death. Meanwhile, in the Hayley Daniels murder, Banks has suspects galore. Then a breakthrough spins Annie's case in a shocking and surprising new direction, straight toward Banks
Strange affair by Peter Robinson( Book )

66 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Alan Banks heads to London after receiving a disturbing call from his estranged brother, while back in Eastvale, detective Annie Cabbot's investigation of a young woman's death uncovers a connection to someone close to Annie
Piece of my heart by Peter Robinson( Book )

60 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As he probes the killing of a freelance music journalist, Detective Inspector Alan Banks finds his investigation journeying back in time more than thirty years and into the heart of the mystery surrounding a decades-old crime
All the colors of darkness by Peter Robinson( Book )

42 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the body of a man is discovered hanging from a tree in the woods near Eastvale, all signs point toward suicide. Inspector Banks finds himself plunged into a case where nothing is as it seems
Bad boy by Peter Robinson( Book )

50 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks must face his most challenging and personal case yet. A distraught woman arrives at the Eastvale police station desperate to speak to Banks. Since he's away on holiday, his partner, Annie Cabbot, steps in. The woman tells Annie that she's found a loaded gun hidden in the bedroom of her daughter, Erin--a punishable offense under English law. When an armed response team breaks into the house to retrieve the weapon, the seemingly straightforward procedure quickly spirals out of control. But trouble is only beginning, for it turns out that Erin's best friend and roommate is none other than Tracy Banks, the DCI's daughter, who was last seen racing off to warn the owner of the gun, a very bad boy indeed. Now, Annie and Banks--a bit of a bad boy himself--must risk everything to outsmart a smooth and devious psychopath.--From publisher description
Playing with fire by Peter Robinson( Book )

64 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigating a dual arson case that has claimed three lives on an English canal, Detective Inspector Banks teams up with fellow investigator Annie Cabot and discovers that the victims are linked to an art forgery operation
In a dry season by Peter Robinson( Book )

70 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Yorkshire, a dried water reservoir yields the skeleton of a woman who has been dead for fifty years. Inspector Banks learns the victim was a flirtatious World War II farm girl. The area was full of Yanks and her husband was at the front
Before the poison : [a novel] by Peter Robinson( Book )

41 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and French and held by 1,923 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the years of success in Hollywood composing film scores, Chris always promised his wife they'd return to the Yorkshire Dales one day. Now a widower, Chris feels he must not forget his promise. Back in the Dales, he rents an isolated house that will allow him the space to grieve. But when he finds that the house was the scene of a murder in the 1950s, and the convicted murderer was one of the last women hanged in England, he finds himself increasingly distracted by the events of sixty years before
Cold is the grave by Peter Robinson( Book )

58 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,890 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First Chief Constable Jeremiah "Jimmy" Riddle has to put aside his animosities in order to ask Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks for help when nude pictures of Riddle's runaway teenage daughter show up on a pornographic website. Then once the daughter is safely home again, a murder investigation leads Banks back to the private life of the Riddles
Aftermath by Peter Robinson( Book )

70 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,817 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acting Detective Superintendent Alan Banks is presented with what seems to be an open-and-shut case when the police surprise Terence Payne in his torture chamber of a basement. Banks, however, is troubled by some unanswered questions
Watching the dark by Peter Robinson( Book )

39 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Detective Inspector Bill Quinn is found murdered in the tranquil grounds of the St Peter's Police Treatment Centre, and compromising photographs are discovered in his room, DCI Banks is called in to investigate. It emerges that Reid's murder may be linked to the disappearance of an English girl in Tallinn, Estonia, six years earlier. While DI Annie Cabbot looks into the case in Eastvale, Banks travels to Tallinn to track down leads in the dark, cobbled alleys of the city's Old Town. But it soon becomes clear that someone doesn't want the past stirred up, and that solving the interlinked crimes may put even more lives in jeopardy
Close to home by Peter Robinson( Book )

31 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,684 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unable to forgive himself for his possible role in the disappearance of a childhood friend, Detective Inspector Alan Banks finds himself confronting the unsolved case thirty-five years later when his friend's body is discovered
Wednesday's child : an Inspector Banks mystery by Peter Robinson( Book )

55 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Alan Banks probes the abduction of a seven-year-old girl, taken from her single-parent mother by a couple masquerading as social workers. By the author of The Hanging Valley
The hanging valley : an Inspector Banks mystery by Peter Robinson( Book )

58 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a faceless corpse is found near the English village of Swainshead, Inspector Alan Banks finds several suspects in the village
A dedicated man : an Inspector Banks mystery by Peter Robinson( Book )

59 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Alan Banks attempts to solve the murder of Harry Steadman in the peaceful village of Gratly
Past reason hated : an Inspector Banks mystery by Peter Robinson( Book )

61 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Banks and Detective Constable Susan Gay, on her first homicide case, investigate the murder of a young woman three days before Christmas
Innocent graves : an Inspector Banks mystery by Peter Robinson( Book )

49 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and Japanese and held by 1,397 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In England, a schoolgirl is strangled on church grounds and suspicion falls on the vicar, already involved in a sex scandal. But Inspector Banks thinks that a little too obvious and his probe leads him to a schoolteacher. By the author of Final Account
A necessary end : an Inspector Banks mystery by Peter Robinson( Book )

44 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A policeman is murdered--stabbed during a nuclear protest march in the rain-drenched streets of Eastvale in northern England. Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks works to solve the case and to save his own job endangered when a former colleague from London comes north to direct the inquiries for supposedly political reasons
In the dark places : an Inspector Banks novel by Peter Robinson( Book )

15 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 1,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"As Banks and his team follow what few clues they have, desperate to find the missing boy, who holds the key to the puzzle, they find themselves branching out in different directions. As the end game becomes a race against time, even Banks's team isn't safe from the rage of the hunted animal"--
Gallows view : an Inspector Banks mystery by Peter Robinson( Book )

51 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chief Inspector Alan Banks, a big-city detective newly arrived in the Yorkshire town of Eastvale, is suddenly confronted with a minor crime wave. A Peeping Tom is alarming his victims and arousing Eastvale's strident feminists. Then a pair of young toughs take to harassing and robbing the elderly. When an old woman is murdered in her home, Banks must determine if yet a third criminal--a killer--has surfaced, and if any or all of these events are related
 
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Friend of the devil
Alternative Names
Peter Robinson britischer Schriftsteller

Peter Robinson écrivain britannique

Peter Robinson schrijver uit Engeland

Peter Robinson scrittore inglese

Robinson, Peter

Питер Робинсон

로빈슨, 피터 1950-

ピーター・ロビンスン

ロビンスン, ピーター

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Strange affairPiece of my heartAll the colors of darknessBad boyPlaying with fireIn a dry seasonBefore the poison : [a novel]Cold is the grave