Category Archives: Robinson, Peter

Books and profile for Peter Robinson

Piece of My Heart by Peter Robinson

‘Piece of My Heart’ is the 16th Inspector Banks novel by Peter Robinson and presents us with two intertwined murders, one in 1969 and one in the present day. 1969 was a time of drugs, hippies, free love and amazing … Continue reading

2 Comments

Filed under Book Reviews, Crime, Detective, Mystery, Robinson, Peter, Series Fiction

Strange Affair by Peter Robinson

‘Strange Affair’ is the 15th novel in Peter Robinson’s DI Banks series. In the previous novel ‘Playing With Fire’ Alan Banks nearly lost his life while his home burned to the ground. He lost everything he owned. He is still … Continue reading

2 Comments

Filed under Book Reviews, Crime, Detective, Mystery, Robinson, Peter, Series Fiction

Playing With Fire by Peter Robinson

‘Playing With Fire’ is Peter Robinson’s 14th Inspector Banks novel. The story begins when two narrow boats, occupied by squatters are destroyed by fire. There is one dead body on each boat. Thomas was a middle aged, discontented, not very … Continue reading

2 Comments

Filed under Book Reviews, Crime, Detective, Mystery, Robinson, Peter, Series Fiction

The Summer That Never Was/ Close To Home by Peter Robinson

‘The Summer That Never Was/ Close To Home’ is Peter Robinson’s 13th Inspector Banks novel. Banks is holidaying in Greece when he reads that a body has been found near where he grew up. When Banks was 14 years old, … Continue reading

2 Comments

Filed under Book Reviews, Crime, Detective, Mystery, Robinson, Peter, Series Fiction

Aftermath by Peter Robinson

‘Aftermath’ is the 12th novel in the Inspector Banks series by Peter Robinson. This novel explores the issues of domestic abuse against women and children. Alan Banks is acting Superintendent and feeling very much out of his depth. His main … Continue reading

2 Comments

Filed under Book Reviews, Crime, Detective, Mystery, Robinson, Peter, Series Fiction

Cold is the Grave by Peter Robinson

‘Cold is the Grave’ is Peter Robinson’s 11th DI Banks novel and once again this is a step up from the previous novel. The plot is complex as are the main characters. Chief Constable ‘Jimmy’ Riddle and Alan Banks have … Continue reading

Leave a Comment

Filed under Book Reviews, Crime, Detective, Mystery, Robinson, Peter, Series Fiction

In a Dry Season by Peter Robinson

‘In a Dry Season’ is the 10th DI Banks mystery by Peter Robinson. Banks has returned to work after his suspension but Chief Inspector Jimmy Riddle has him trapped in his office doing paperwork. Finally an investigation comes along that … Continue reading

Leave a Comment

Filed under Book Reviews, Crime, Detective, Mystery, Robinson, Peter, Series Fiction

Dead Right/ Blood at the Root by Peter Robinson

‘Dead Right/ Blood at the Root’ is the 9th Inspector Banks novel by Peter Robinson. This one has a lot going on in Alan Banks’s personal life as well as a difficult murder for him to solve under difficult circumstances. … Continue reading

Leave a Comment

Filed under Book Reviews, Crime, Detective, Mystery, Robinson, Peter, Series Fiction

Innocent Graves by Peter Robinson

‘Innocent Graves’ is the 8th Inspector Banks book by Peter Robinson. Once again Robinson has done an excellent job with his Yorkshire DI Alan Banks and this book kept me guessing till almost the very end (although I suspected many … Continue reading

Leave a Comment

Filed under Book Reviews, Crime, Detective, Robinson, Peter, Series Fiction

Dry Bones that Dream/ Final Account by Peter Robinson

‘Dry Bones that Dream’ (also published as ‘Final Account’) is Peter Robinson’s 7th DI Banks mystery. One evening, two masked thugs visit the home of Keith Rothwell. They tie up his wife and daughter, then march him out to his … Continue reading

Leave a Comment

Filed under Book Reviews, Crime, Detective, Robinson, Peter, Series Fiction