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Abattoir Blues

Abattoir Blues

The twenty second instalment of the grisly bestselling DCI Banks series. Also an award winning TV series starring Stephen Tompkinson.

Two missing boys.
A stolen bolt gun.
One fatal shot.

Three ingredients for murder.

Misled from the start, DCI Banks and his team are far from enthusiastic when they’re called to investigate the theft of a tractor. But this is no trivial case of rural crime. A blood stain is found in an abandoned hangar, two main suspects vanish without a trace, and events take a darkly sinister turn.

As each lead does little to unravel the mystery, Banks feels like the case is coming to a dead end. Until a road accident reveals some alarming evidence, which throws the investigation to a frightening new level.

Someone is trying to cover their tracks – someone with very deadly intent . . .

‘Classic Robinson: labyrinthine plot merged with deft characterisation’ – The Observer
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

On Sale: 31st July 2014

Price: £9.99

ISBN-13: 9781848949072

Reviews

[Peter Robinson deserves a place] near, perhaps even at the top of, the British crime writers' league
The Times
It's neither the setting nor even the characters that makes Robinson's work so satisfying, but the plotting of Swiss-watch precision
Independent
Classic Robinson: labyrinthine plot merged with deft characterisation
Observer
As always with the excellent DCI Alan Banks novels, you can expect the story to grip you from beginning to end.
Choice
A real page-turner that confirms Robinson as a master of crime fiction.
Bella Magazine
Classic Robinson: labyrinthine plot merged with deft characterisation
Observer
A real page-turner that confirms Robinson as a master of crime fiction
Bella Magazine
Peter Robinson deserves a place near, perhaps even at the top of, the British crime writers' league
The Times
As always with the excellent DCI Alan Banks novels, you can expect the story to grip you from beginning to end
Choice