Synopses & Reviews
There's more than blood and bone beneath the skin ...
The victim, a nondescript "numbers cruncher," died horriblyjust yards away from his terrified wife and daughter, murdered by men who clearly enjoyed their work. The crime scene is one that could chill the blood of even the most seasoned police officer. But the strange revelations about an ordinary accountant's extraordinary secret life are what truly set Chief Inspector Alan Banks off -- as lies breed further deceptions and blood begets blood, unleashing a policeman's dark passions ... and a violent rage that, when freed, might be impossible to control.
In this chilling and surprising classic tale, the brutal, execution-style murder of a nondescript accountant opens up a deadly Pandora's Box of lies, double lives, blood, and deception for Chief Inspector Alan Banks.
"Impressive. . . . A dark, unsettling story."--New York Times Book Review
There's more than blood and bone beneath the skin. . . .
The victim, a nondescript number cruncher, was murdered just yards away from his wife and daughter. And the crime scene is one that could chill the blood of even the most seasoned police officer.
But the strange revelations about an ordinary accountant's extraordinary secret life are what truly mystify Chief Inspector Alan Banks. Lies breed further deceptions and blood begets blood . . . and all the while a killer watches, hidden in plain sight.
Twisty, suspenseful, and thoroughly riveting, Final Account is one of Peter Robinson's best thrillers.
"Inspector Banks is a man for all seasons."--Michael Connelly
"Peter Robinson is a master."--Tess Gerritsen
About the Author
One of the world's most popular and acclaimed writers, Peter Robinson grew up in the United Kingdom, and now divides his time between Toronto and England. The bestselling, award-winning author of twenty-two books in the Inspector Banks series, he has also written two short-story collections and three standalone novels. Among his many honors and prizes are the Edgar Award, the CWA (UK) Dagger in the Library Award, France's Grand Prix de Littérature Policière, Sweden's Martin Beck Award, and the Danish Palle Rosenkrantz award.