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Robinson, Peter 1950-

Overview
Works: 401 works in 3,029 publications in 9 languages and 67,740 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Thrillers (Fiction)  Drama  Television series  Television adaptations  Television cop shows  Detective and mystery television programs  Television crime shows  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Creator, Composer
Classifications: PR6068.O1964, 823.914
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Friend of the devil by Peter Robinson( Book )

52 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,543 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
Piece of my heart by Peter Robinson( Book )

63 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,379 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
Close to home by Peter Robinson( Book )

79 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,347 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
All the colors of darkness by Peter Robinson( Book )

50 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the body of a man is discovered hanging from a tree in the woods near Eastvale, all signs point to suicide, initially. The man is identified as the set and costume designer for the local amateur theater, and when the body of his older and wealthier lover is discovered bludgeoned in his own home, things take a turn for the worst
Bad boy by Peter Robinson( Book )

59 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,271 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
Strange affair by Peter Robinson( Book )

50 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,243 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
Playing with fire by Peter Robinson( Book )

79 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,209 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
Before the poison : [a novel] by Peter Robinson( Book )

39 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 2,025 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 )

55 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,962 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.--Jacket
Children of the revolution : an Inspector Banks novel by Peter Robinson( Book )

41 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Polish and held by 1,958 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A disgraced college lecturer is found murdered on a disused railway line near his home. He has 5,000 euros in his pocket, yet in the four years since his dismissal has been living a poverty-stricken and hermit-like existence. There are many suspects, mostly at the college where he used to teach, but Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks, much to the chagrin of his boss, soon becomes fixated on Lady Veronica Chalmers, who appears to have links with the victim going back to the early 1970s at the University of Essex, then a hotbed of political activism. Banks suspects that Lady Chalmers is not telling the whole truth, and after he pushes his inquiries a bit too far, he is called on the carpet and warned to lay off. He must continue to conduct his investigation surreptitiously. When the breakthroughs come, they are not the ones that Banks and his team expected, and everything turns in a different direction and moves into very high gear"--
Aftermath by Peter Robinson( Book )

70 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inspector Banks is called in to investigate the disappearance of several girls in Yorkshire, a crime that takes a deadly turn when their bodies are discovered by two police officers answering a domestic disturbance call
In a dry season by Peter Robinson( Book )

55 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in English and held by 1,921 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
Watching the dark by Peter Robinson( Book )

43 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and Polish and held by 1,874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Detective Inspector Bill Reid is found murdered, Chief Inspector Alan Banks, suspecting police corruption, handles the investigation with the utmost discretion until he discovers that Reid's murder is linked to the disappearance of a young English girl six years earlier
Wednesday's child : an Inspector Banks mystery by Peter Robinson( Book )

57 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,658 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 )

70 editions published between 1989 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,620 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 )

66 editions published between 1987 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,543 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

59 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in English and Polish and held by 1,535 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
In the dark places : an Inspector Banks novel by Peter Robinson( Book )

20 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 1,340 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"--
A necessary end : an Inspector Banks mystery by Peter Robinson( Book )

41 editions published between 1989 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,330 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
Sleeping in the ground : an Inspector Banks novel by Peter Robinson( Book )

30 editions published between 2017 and 2018 in English and held by 1,325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the doors of a charming country church, an unspeakable act destroys a wedding party. A huge manhunt ensues. The culprit is captured. The story is over. Except it isn't. For Alan Banks, still struggling with a tragic loss of his own, there's something wrong about this case something unresolved. Reteaming with profiler Jenny Fuller, the relentless detective deeper into the crime... deep enough to unearth long-buried secrets that reshape everything Banks thought he knew about the events outside that chapel. And when at last the shocking truth becomes clear, it's almost too late
 
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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

Languages
English (1,017)

French (17)

Polish (16)

Spanish (14)

Swedish (7)

Italian (4)

Turkish (3)

Russian (2)

Vietnamese (1)

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Piece of my heartClose to homeAll the colors of darknessBad boyStrange affairPlaying with fireBefore the poison : [a novel]Cold is the grave