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The Price of Love

The Price of Love

Chief Inspector Banks is back – in an original tale that makes up part of a new crime collection of seven short stories by Peter Robinson, never published in the UK before. With settings ranging from the Pacific Northwest in the Sixties to the Yorkshire of the Second World War and present-day Toronto to Eastvale at Christmas, these stories feature hippies, policemen and models, little girls dancing ballet, PIs and soldiers. Atmospheric, character-driven suspense, these are bite-sized chunks of gold-standard Robinson
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Thriller / Suspense

On Sale: 6th August 2009

Price: £14.99

ISBN-13: 9781848940642


Praise for Piece of My Heart and Friend of the Devil
'Peter Robinson has for too long, and unfairly, been in the shadow of Ian Rankin; perhaps PIECE OF MY HEART, the latest in the Chief Inspector Banks series, will give him the status he deserves, near, perhaps even at the top of, the British crime writers' league . . . PIECE OF MY HEART brilliantly interweaves past and present, providing two strands of tension for the price of one, and further enhancing Alan Banks's reputation as one of crime fiction's most appealing cops.'
Marcel Berlins, <i>The Times</i>
Peter Robinson is good at producing ingenious mysteries, and this one does not disappoint
Susanna Yager, <i>Daily Telegraph</i>
A police procedural that grips like pliers
<i>Independent on Sunday
the writing is well up to the author's high standard
<I>The Times</I>
Outstanding . . . one of the best voices in contemporary fiction
Publishers Weekly
After 18 tales of the fiendishly good DCI Alan Banks, the bestselling author delves into his leading man's past
The Alan Banks mystery-suspense novels are, simply put, the best series on the market
Stephen King
Robinson once again puts his skills to work in a police procedural that grips like pliers
Independent on Sunday