DCI Banks: Dry Bones That Dream

DCI Banks: Dry Bones That Dream

by Peter Robinson

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 29/08/2012

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It was 2.47am when Chief Inspector Alan Banks arrived at the barn and saw the body of Keith Rothwell for the first time. Only hours earlier two masked men had walked the mild-mannered accountant out of his farmhouse and clinically blasted him with a shotgun. Clearly this is a professional hit - but Keith was hardly the sort of person to make deadly enemies. Or was he? For the police investigation soon raises more questions than answers. And who, exactly, is Robert Calvert? The more Banks scratches the surface, the more he wonders what lies beneath the veneer of the apparently happy Rothwell family. And when his old sparring partner Detective Superintendent Richard Burgess arrives from Scotland Yard, the case takes yet another unexpected twist...
ISBN:
9781447217923
9781447217923
Category:
Crime & Mystery
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
29-08-2012
Publisher:
Pan Macmillan
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
368
Dimensions (mm):
196x130x22mm
Weight:
0.29kg
Peter Robinson

Peter Robinson's DCI Banks is now a major ITV1 drama starring Stephen Tompkinson (Wild at Heart, Ballykissangel) as Inspector Banks, and Andrea Lowe (The Bill, Murphy's Law) as DI Annie Cabbot.

The first series aired in Autumn 2011 with an adaptation of Friend of the Devil, the second in Autumn 2012, and the third in February 2014, with the show consistently pulling in ratings of over 5 million.

Peter's recent standalone novel Before the Poison won the IMBA's 2013 Dilys Award as well as the 2012 Arthur Ellis Award for Best Novel by the Crime Writers of Canada. This was Peter's sixth Arthur Ellis award.

His critically acclaimed DCI Banks novels have won numerous awards in Britain, the United States, Canada and Europe, and are published in translation all over the world.

Peter grew up in Yorkshire, and now divides his time between Richmond and Canada. 

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