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Robinson, Peter 1950-

Overview
Works: 335 works in 2,821 publications in 14 languages and 67,236 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Suspense fiction  Drama  Television series  Television adaptations  Television cop shows  Detective and mystery television programs  Television crime shows  Psychological fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Creator, Editor
Classifications: PR6068.O1964, 823.914
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Friend of the devil by Peter Robinson( Book )

46 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and Turkish and held by 2,458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chief Inspector Alan Banks and Detective Inspector Annie Cabbot must work together to solve two chilling crimes. On the edge of a cliff overlooking the sea, Karen Drew is found in her wheelchair with her throat slit. In Eastvale on that same morning, the body of Hayley Daniels is found raped and strangled. Detective Inspector Annie Cabbot draws the first case. Karen Drew seems to have lived a quiet and nearly invisible life for the past seven years. Annie turns up nothing that might have prompted someone to wheel her out to the sea and to her death. Chief Inspector Alan Banks has suspects galore in the Hayley Daniels murder. Banks and Annie are searching for two killers who might strike again at any moment and with bloody fury
Strange affair by Peter Robinson( Book )

69 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,375 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 )

61 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,261 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 )

48 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 2,223 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 )

56 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,173 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 )

71 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 2,077 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 )

38 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 1,926 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the years of success in Hollywood composing music for the world's most lauded films, Chris always promised his wife they would return to the Yorkshire Dales one day. Now, after his wife's death, Chris feels he must not forget his promise. Back in the Dales, he rents an isolated house that will allow him the space to come to terms with his grief and the quiet to allow him to compose his piano sonata. But when he finds that the house was the scene of a murder in the 1950s, and that the convicted murderer was one of the last women hanged in England, he finds himself increasingly distracted by the events of sixty years
In a dry season by Peter Robinson( Book )

78 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,920 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
Cold is the grave by Peter Robinson( Book )

58 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,856 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maverick police inspector Alan Banks finds himself drawn into London's underworld when he aids his archrival Chief Constable Riddle, after the chief's missing daughter turns up on a pornographic website
Children of the revolution : an Inspector Banks novel by Peter Robinson( Book )

35 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Polish and held by 1,851 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"-- Provided by publisher
Aftermath by Peter Robinson( Book )

77 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,778 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
Watching the dark by Peter Robinson( Book )

36 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in English and Polish and held by 1,734 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Detective Inspector Bill Reid 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. Because of the possibility of police corruption, he is assigned an officer from Professional Standards, Inspector Joanna Passero, to work closely with him, and he soon finds himself and his methods under scrutiny. It emerges that Reid's murder may be linked to the disappearance of an English girl called Rachel Hewitt, in Tallinn, Estonia, six years earlier. The deeper Banks looks into the old case, the more he begins to feel that he has to solve the mystery of Rachel's disappearance before he can solve Reid's murder, though Inspector Passero has a different agenda. When Banks and Passero travel to Tallinn to track down leads in the dark, cobbled alleys of the city's Old Town, it soon become clear that that someone doesn't want the past stirred up. Meanwhile, DI Annie Cabbot, just back at work after a serious injury, is following up leads in Eastvale. Her investigations take her to the heart of a migrant labor scam involving a corrupt staffing agency and a loan shark who preys on the poorest members of society. As the action shifts back and forth between Tallinn and Eastvale, it soon becomes clear that crimes are linked in more ways than Banks imagined, and that solving them may put even more lives in jeopardy
Close to home by Peter Robinson( Book )

35 editions published between 2003 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 1,671 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 )

61 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,635 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 )

69 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,573 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 )

64 editions published between 1987 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 1,496 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 )

67 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,394 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
When the music's over : an Inspector Banks novel by Peter Robinson( Book )

26 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in English and held by 1,394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Two women. Two crimes. The first is a poet claiming she was assaulted decades earlier by a man now regarded as one of the country's national treasures. The second is a girl found on a remote roadside, her body broken, her life snuffed out. For Alan Banks, newly promoted to Detective Superintendent, the first case rips a tunnel into long-ago days of innocence and discovery, of music and light. And in the victim, he sees an opportunity for magic recaptured--if he can bring her assailant to justice. For Detective Inspector Annie Cabot, the lifeless young woman poses a baffling mystery--a mystery that will lead her into the unlikeliest of places, interviewing the unlikeliest of suspects. Emotionally resonant and ingeniously plotted, When the Music's Over shows Peter Robinson at his tense, triumphant best"--The publisher's web site
Innocent graves : an Inspector Banks mystery by Peter Robinson( Book )

56 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,380 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 )

54 editions published between 1980 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 1,346 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
 
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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

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Strange affairPiece of my heartAll the colors of darknessBad boyPlaying with fireBefore the poison : [a novel]In a dry seasonCold is the grave