Inspector Banks (20 books)

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Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks is a policeman in Yorkshire (England).

 

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Inspector Banks #1

by Peter Robinson

Chief Inspector Alan Banks moved away from London to the quaint village of Eastvale to find some peace, but trouble can be found in a village as well as in the city. Soon Banks must contend with a Peeping Tom,...


A Dedicated Man (An Inspector Banks Mystery)

Inspector Banks #2

by Peter Robinson

An admired local historian is found dead and half-buried in a farmer’s field in the village of Gratly. A slimy land-developer, an editor, a local thriller writer, and a beautiful folk singer are all figures...


A Necessary End

Inspector Banks #3

by Peter Robinson

A policeman is stabbed to death at an anti-nuclear demonstration outside the Eastvale Community Centre in Yorkshire. In a politically motivated move, Detective Superintendent Richard “Dirty Dick” Burgess...


Past Reason Hated (An Inspector Banks Mystery)

Inspector Banks #5

by Peter Robinson

It’s the holiday season in a peaceful Yorkshire village, but there are no glad tidings for Caroline Hartley, brutally stabbed to death in her own home. Her body, naked and bloody, is found by her lover, Veronica,...


Wednesday's Child

Inspector Banks #6

by Peter Robinson

A well-dressed couple claim to be social workers responding to abuse allegations and pressure Brenda Scupham into allowing them to take her seven-year-old daughter, Gemma, into protective care. When they fail...


Final Account

Inspector Banks #7

by Peter Robinson

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...


Innocent Graves

Inspector Banks #8

Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Novel 1997

by Peter Robinson

In New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-winning author Peter Robinson’s brilliant thriller, Inspector Banks must solve the grisly murder of a beautiful teenage girl from a privileged family while uncovering...


Blood at the Root

Inspector Banks #9

by Peter Robinson

New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-winning author Peter Robinson brings us a tantalizing tale of suspense in this classic Inspector Banks thriller.

In the long shadows of an alley a young man is murdered...


In a Dry Season

Inspector Banks #10

Anthony Best Novel 2000, Barry Best Novel 2000

by Peter Robinson

New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-winning author Peter Robinson delivers an unforgettable, compelling thriller of a lost village and the deadly secrets that are unearthed upon its discovery—secrets...


Cold Is the Grave

Inspector Banks #11

Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Novel 2001

by Peter Robinson

Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks' life is shaken to the core when he is unexpectedly pulled into the investigation of a young girl's disappearance in this shattering suspense novel from the hand of a modern...


Aftermath

Inspector Banks #12

by Peter Robinson

From New York Times bestselling and Edgar award-winning author Peter Robinson comes this brilliant novel of suspense—a thrilling tale of family secrets and past evils that have spread from one generation to...


Close to Home

Inspector Banks #13

by Peter Robinson

The past returns to haunt Chief Inspector Alan Banks in this harrowing novel of suspense from New York Times bestselling author Peter Robinson.

There are human bones, buried in an open field, the remains of a...


Playing with Fire

Inspector Banks #14

by Peter Robinson

Chief Inspector Alan Banks finds himself up against a diabolical arsonist in this electrifying novel of suspense from New York Times bestselling author Peter Robinson.

In the early hours of the morning, a man...


Strange Affair

Inspector Banks #15

by Peter Robinson

LOUISE PENNY calls Peter Robinson's new novel In the Dark Places a "thrilling, brilliantly plotted, beautifully paced" read. Available August 11, 2015—preorder your copy today!


Piece of My Heart

Inspector Banks #16

by Peter Robinson

1969 . . . In an era of free love and rebellion, a dead body is discovered among the detritus of a recently concluded rock festival—a beautiful young woman stabbed so savagely through the chest that a piece...


Friend of the Devil

Inspector Banks #17

by Peter Robinson

New York Times bestselling and Edgar award-winning author Peter Robinson—a riveting double homicide leaves two seasoned detectives baffled as they race against the clock before more corpses surface.

Two murders...


All the Colors of Darkness

Inspector Banks #18

by Peter Robinson

New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-winning author Peter Robinson delivers a gripping novel of jealousy, betrayal, envy, ambition, greed, lust, revenge—all the colors of darkness that lead inevitably...


Bad Boy

Inspector Banks #19

by Peter Robinson

LOUISE PENNY calls Peter Robinson's new novel In the Dark Places a "thrilling, brilliantly plotted, beautifully paced" read. Available August 11, 2015—preorder your copy today!

Detective Chief Inspector Alan...


Watching the Dark

Inspector Banks #20

by Peter Robinson

One of the premier masters of modern British crime, New York Times bestselling author Peter Robinson brings back Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks and his colleague DI Annie Cabbot in a complex case involving...


Children of the Revolution

Inspector Banks #21

by Peter Robinson

Multiple award-winning, New York Times and #1 internationally bestselling author Peter Robinson returns with Children of the Revolution, a superb tale of mystery and murder that takes acclaimed British Detective...


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