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A bullet to the brain abruptly halted a terrified young woman's desperate flight. In her pocket is the name of a policeman whose own life was brutally invaded, mercilessly shaken, and very nearly erased — a policeman who has since gone missing.

The dead woman in the car had been running from something — but she didn't run far or fast enough. Detective Inspector Annie Cabbot would like to question the man the victim was apparently racing to meet: Annie's superior — and former lover — Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks. But Banks has vanished into the anonymous chaos of the city, drawn into a mad whirl of greed, inhumanity, and death, by a frantic phone call from the brother he no longer knows. Banks is unaware that the threads connecting a sinister kidnapping with a savage slaying are as thick as rope . . . and long enough for a haunted and broken rogue cop to hang himself.

About the Author

Peter Robinson's award-winning Inspector Banks novels have been named a "Best Book of the Year" by Publishers Weekly, a "Notable Book" by the New York Times, and a "Page Turner of the Week" by People. Robinson was born and brought up in Yorkshire, and now divides his time between North America and the U.K.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060544348
Author:
Robinson, Peter
Publisher:
Avon
Author:
by Peter Robinson
Subject:
Police
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Police Procedural
Subject:
Suspense
Subject:
Brothers
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Edition Description:
Mass Market PB
Series:
Inspector Banks Novels
Series Volume:
15
Publication Date:
20060530
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
6.70x4.20x1.10 in. .44 lbs.

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