By Peter Robinson

ISBN-10: 1551991438

ISBN-13: 9781551991436

Within the early hours of a candy might morning, Yorkshire cops investigating a "domestic" bump into the very worst of crimes -- the sexual torture and homicide of a tender teenage lady. Moments later, one of many officials is felled by way of a machete blow, and his rookie, woman associate takes out her disgust and fury at the assassin, battering him to demise. this is often the intensely dramatic, wrenching starting to the 12th in Peter Robinson's award-winning and the world over bestselling Inspector Banks sequence.

The job of investigating Probationary computer Janet Taylor's activities falls to DI Annie Cabbot, Banks's lover. This hardship to his love existence unsettles Banks, yet he retains his brain on his activity, person who turns into immeasurably more challenging while the our bodies of alternative teenage women are stumbled on buried within the torturer's backyard. who're those women? Why weren't all of them stated lacking? those are tough questions, but the critical query Banks has to reply to is how a lot did the murderer's spouse understand? used to be she, too, the sufferer of a ill and twisted guy, as she claims, or used to be she an partner?

This compelling tale is at its center a deeply delicate, astute, and finally unforgettable exploration of the character and long-lasting results of crime and of victimhood. Its intelligence, honesty, and moments of grace raise Aftermath out of the confines of style fiction and position it within the first rank of novels on crime.

Show description

Read or Download Aftermath (Chief Inspector Banks, Book 12) PDF

Similar crime books

Big Kiss (LaStanza, Book 2) - download pdf or read online

The massive KISS – LaStanza Novel #2

This is New Orleans – 1982. In murder, you’re merely pretty much as good as your final case. clean from fixing the Slasher Murders, NOPD murder Det. LaStanza needs to examine a ‘floater’ pulled from the Mississippi River. The bloated physique with holes within the head is the son-in-law of the l. a. Cosa Nostra Boss Alphonso Badalamente. Sicilian-American LaStanza’s is in the midst of a Mafia slaying. LaStanza’s new associate, Paul Snowood, who clothes in cowboy get-ups, teases LaStanza with, “There is going your excellent list. ” The killer is perhaps again in Detroit or Chicago or perhaps China.

LaStanza retains his date with Lizette Louvier (from Grim Reaper). the connection of this working-class detective and the uptown daughter of the rich type grows slowly. that very same night the physique of a tender prostitute is located. LaStanza learns she used to be shot two times within the brow, and has the bullets in comparison to the bullets from his victim’s. It’s an analogous gun, a . 22 Magnum. The killer’s nonetheless on the town and LaStanza needs to attach the sufferers to with a bit of luck lead him to the murderer.

Born in New Orleans, O’Neil De Noux is a prolific American author of novels and brief tales. even if a lot of De Noux’s fiction falls below the secret style (character-drive crime fiction primarily), he has released tales in lots of genres together with literary fiction, youngsters and young-adult fiction, science-fiction, suspense, fable, horror, western, literary, non secular, romance, humor and erotica.

In 2007, the personal Eye Writers of the US provided its prestigious SHAMUS AWARD for most sensible brief tale to “The center Has Reasons” through O'Neil De Noux. The SHAMUS is given every year to acknowledge extraordinary success in inner most eye fiction. De Noux can also be the 2009 DERRINGER AWARD winner for top NOVELETTE for “Too clever. ” The Derringer Awards are given every year to acknowledge excellence within the brief secret fiction form.

In 2010, De Noux made a stream to eBooks and print-on-demand books, teaming with different artists within the artwork co-op gigantic Kiss Productions and released SLICK TIME, a lovely caper novel, via collections NEW ORLEANS MYSTERIES, NEW ORLEANS NOCTURNAL, NEW ORLEANS exclusive, NEW ORLEANS leading EVIL and BACKWASH OF THE MILKY approach.

In June 2012, De Noux’s novel JOHN RAVEN BEAU used to be named 2011 POLICE publication OF THE yr via Police-Writers. com, a bunch that boasts of 1153 kingdom and native cops from 485 nation and native legislations enforcement corporations who've written 2504 police books. A hyper-realistic crime tale, JOHN RAVEN BEAU offers an intimate inspect the beleaguered NOPD murder department, a narrative that starts off within the French sector and leads to a swamp, all in the urban limits of America’s everlasting urban, a urban that can not be destroyed – New Orleans. previous in 2012, after six months of extensive examine and eighteen months of continuous writing, O’Neil De Noux released conflict KISS, a 320,000 notice epic of affection and struggle set opposed to the landscape of the conflict of latest Orleans, January eight, 1815. So well timed is the e-book, published because the bicentennial of the struggle of 1812 arrives, Mr. De Noux got an Artist providers profession development Award from the Louisiana department of the humanities for his paintings on conflict KISS. additionally in 2012, Mr. De Noux’s first deepest eye used to be released. ENAMORED a singular of obsession and homicide, is decided in 1950 New Orleans. one other crime novel, BOURBON road, set in 1947, was once published in 2012, besides the young-adult superhero novel MISTIK. In 2012, O’Neil De Noux used to be elected Vice-President of the personal Eye Writers of America.

In January 2013, the long-awaited go back of NOPD murder Detective Dino LaStanza got here with the e-book of De Noux’s crime fiction tour-de-force NEW ORLEANS murder, besides the re-issue of all of the prior LaStanza novels as alternate paperbacks and eBooks.
LaStanza Novels
#1 GRIM REAPER
#2 the large KISS
#3 BLUE ORLEANS
#4 CRESCENT urban KILLS
#5 the massive SHOW
#6 NEW ORLEANS murder

Kiss Tomorrow Goodbye by Horace McCoy PDF

McCoy’s hardboiled noir vintage, approximately an Ivy League graduate’s legal rampage in the course of the seedy underground and glitzy excessive society of an unnamed American urban

To break out legal, Ralph Cotter makes use of a similar genius for making plans and penchant for cold-hearted violence that helped earn him a place within the slammer within the first position. at the lam in a urban the place he understands no one, Cotter has not anything to lose, no sense of right and wrong to carry him again, and no restrict to his twisted ambition. yet in the course of a legal spree, a grift leads him to the boudoir of rich heiress Margaret Dobson, a girl with the facility to peel again the rotten layers of his psyche and exhibit the broken soul beneath.

Vicious and exciting, Kiss day after today see you later is a glance at one man’s relentless assault on American society, conjuring some of the most memorable antiheros of twentieth-century noir fiction.

This e-book positive aspects a longer biography of Horace McCoy.

Download e-book for iPad: Master of Souls (Sister Fidelma, Book 16) by Peter Tremayne

In January of 668 A. D. , Fidelma of Cashel - sister to the king of Muman, an recommend of the Brehon legislations courts and a religieuse within the Celtic Church - is termed to enquire the brutal homicide of Abbess Faife and the mysterious disappearance of six younger lady religieuse accompanying her on a quick pilgrimage clear of her abbey.

Read e-book online Min 1 (Van In, Book 31) PDF

Een kasteelmoord op een steenrijke bankier staat centraal in dit avontuur van Pieter Van In, Guido Versavel en Hannelore Martens.

Extra info for Aftermath (Chief Inspector Banks, Book 12)

Example text

I expended a lot of weaponry on Mars. We are good, but we are not that good. What are you doing? ’ the thief says. ’ Mieli takes a deep breath of the stinking air. She opens her eyes. The thief is staring at her with a look of concern. ‘Come on,’ he says with a soft voice. ‘Let’s think about this. ’ ‘Fine,’ Mieli says finally. ’ The thief is quiet for a moment. ‘It seemed to want me pretty badly,’ he says. ’ Mieli says in disgust. A cloud passes over the thief’s face. ‘No, that’s not possible. Looks like Joséphine does not want more than one of me running around.

You have no idea what—’ And then, neutrino rain, gentle as a breeze. Anomalous. She stops. The ship says nothing. The spimescape is silent. Mieli scans the sky again. Synthbio seeds, thoughtwisp shells, and much further away, a lonely Sobornost raion in the main vein of this Highway branch. Still, her neck bristles. Maybe I should apologise, she thinks. Perhonen is trying its best to watch over her. That’s what it has been doing ever since she brought its spirit up from the alinen— A bright line splits the spimescape in two like lightning.

The plan that the pellegrini unwittingly gave me is there, too, a mosaic of interlocking pieces. I study it from every angle, humming to myself. Something is missing. Then I hear the zoku jewel, an eager receptacle for thought and desire. I tell it what I need and it makes itself into something that completes the pattern, clicking into place. A part of me says that it is wrong, that I should feel guilty, but it fits too well. Surely there can be no harm in something so beautiful? I feel like a little boy who has found pretty rocks on a beach.

Download PDF sample

Aftermath (Chief Inspector Banks, Book 12) by Peter Robinson


by James
4.2

Rated 4.04 of 5 – based on 11 votes