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A Dedicated Man (Inspector Banks Mysteries)

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A dedicated man is dead in the Yorkshire dales — a former university professor, wealthy historian and archaeologist who loved his adopted village. It is a particularly heinous slaying, considering the esteem in which the victim, Harry Steadman, was held by his neighbors and colleagues — by everyone, it seems, except the one person who bludgeoned the life out of the respected scholar and left him half-buried in a farmer's field.

Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks left the violence of London behind for what he hoped would be the peaceful life of a country policeman. But the brutality of Steadman's murder only reinforces one ugly, indisputable truth: that evil can flourish in even the most bucolic of settings. There are dangerous secrets hidden in the history of this remote Yorkshire community that have already led to one death. And Banks will have to plumb a dark and shocking local past to find his way to a killer before yesterday's sins cause more blood to be shed.

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A well-liked, respected historian/archaeologist is bludgeoned to death and left half-buried in a field. Now it falls to Chief Inspector Banks to solve a seemingly motiveless murder--and stop a killer who's bound to kill again. From the author of "Innocent Graves."

About the Author

Peter Robinson grew up in Yorkshire, England. His previous Inspector Banks novels include In a Dry Season, which was nominated for the Edgar and won the Anthony Award, and was named a New York Times Notable Book. His most recent Inspector Banks novel, Aftermath, was an international bestseller.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780380716456
Author:
Robinson, Peter
Publisher:
Avon Books
Author:
by Peter Robinson
Location:
New York
Subject:
Police
Subject:
England
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Police Procedural
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Series
Subject:
Mystery & detective
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Police procedural
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Traditional British
Subject:
Traditional british
Subject:
Yorkshire (England)
Subject:
Yorkshire
Subject:
Banks, Alan
Subject:
Police - England - Yorkshire
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Edition Description:
Mass Market PB
Series:
Inspector Banks Novels
Series Volume:
2
Publication Date:
19991131
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
352
Dimensions:
6.82x4.17x.93 in. .36 lbs.

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