Watching the Dark: An Inspector Banks Novel (Paperback)

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This is book number 20 in the Inspector Banks Novels series.


New York Times bestselling author Peter Robinson brings back Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks and his colleague DI Annie Cabbot in a case riddled with corruption.

A decorated policeman is murdered on the tranquil grounds of the St. Peter's Police Treatment Centre, shot through the heart with a crossbow arrow, and compromising photographs are discovered in his room.

Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks is well aware that he must handle the highly sensitive and dangerously explosive investigation with the utmost discretion. And as he digs deeper, he discovers that the murder may be linked to an unsolved missing persons case from six years earlier—and the current crime may involve some very bad, crooked cops.

A pulsating, electrifying novel of suspense Watching the Dark is one of Peter Robinson’s finest novels.

“Ambitious…Robinson shows a keen awareness of the global reach of crime.”—New York Times Book Review



About the Author

One of the world’s most popular and acclaimed writers, Peter Robinson is the best-selling, award-winning author of the DCI Banks series; he has also written two short-story collections and three stand-alone novels, which combined have sold more than ten million copies around the world. Among his many honors and prizes are the Edgar Award, the CWA (UK) Dagger in the Library Award, and the Swedish Crime Writers’ Academy Martin Beck Award.

Praise For…

The Inspector Banks novels have received numerous awards for their crisp narratives, breath-taking action, and atmospheric settings
— The Tuscon Citizen

Product Details
ISBN: 9780062283979
ISBN-10: 0062283979
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Publication Date: May 2nd, 2017
Pages: 368
Language: English
Series: Inspector Banks Novels