A Necessary End: An Inspector Banks Novel (Inspector Banks Novels)

3.87 avg rating
( 2,833 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780062416612: A Necessary End: An Inspector Banks Novel (Inspector Banks Novels)

In the tradition of Ian Rankin and Elizabeth George, this masterful novel of suspense—from New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-winning author Peter Robinson—spins a story of professional jealousy that could result in more than one murder.

A peaceful demonstration in the normally quiet town of Eastvale ends with fifty arrests—and the brutal stabbing death of a young constable. But Chief Inspector Alan Banks fears there is worse violence in the offing. For CID Superintendent Richard Burgess has arrived from London to take charge of the investigation, fueled by professional outrage and volatile, long-simmering hatreds.

Almost immediately, Burgess descends with vengeful fury upon the members of a sixties-style commune—while Banks sifts through the rich Yorkshire soil around him, turning over the earthy, unsettling secrets of seemingly placid local lives. Crossing Burgess could cost the Chief Inspector his career. But the killing of a flawed Eastvale policeman is not the only murder that needs to be solved here. And if Banks doesn't unmask the true assassin, his superior's misguided obsession might well result in further bloodshed.

Peter Robinson once again explores the human psyche in a novel that demonstrates how our weaknesses can lead to deadly consequences.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Product Description:

A peaceful demonstration in the normally quiet town of Eastvale ended with fifty arrests -- and the brutal stabbing death of a young constable. But Chief Inspector Alan Banks fears there is worse violence in the offing. For CID Superintendent Richard "Dirty Dick" Burgess has arrived from London to take charge of the investigation, fueled by professional outrage and volatile, long-simmering hatreds.

Almost immediately, Burgess descends with vengeful fury upon the members of a sixties-style commune -- while Banks sifts through the rich Yorkshire soil around him, turning over the earthy, unsettling secrets of seemingly placid local lives. Crossing "Dirty Dick" could cost the Chief Inspector his career. But the killing of a flawed Eastvale policeman is not the only murder that needs to be solved here. And if Banks doesn't unmask the true assassin, his superior's misguided obsession might well result in further bloodshed.

About the Author:

Peter Robinson's award-winning Inspector Banks novels have been named a "Best Book of the Year" by Publishers Weekly, a "Notable Book" by the New York Times, and a "Page Turner of the Week" by People. Robinson was born and brought up in Yorkshire, and now divides his time between North America and the U.K.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Robinson, Peter
Published by William Morrow Paperbacks
ISBN 10: 0062416618 ISBN 13: 9780062416612
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Booklot COM LLC
(Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description William Morrow Paperbacks. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0062416618. Bookseller Inventory # Z0062416618ZN

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 6.18
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Robinson, Peter
Published by William Morrow Paperbacks 2015-11-10 (2015)
ISBN 10: 0062416618 ISBN 13: 9780062416612
New Paperback Quantity Available: 6
Seller
Ebooksweb COM LLC
(Bensalem, PA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description William Morrow Paperbacks 2015-11-10, 2015. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reissue. 0062416618. Bookseller Inventory # Z0062416618ZN

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 6.26
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Robinson, Peter
Published by William Morrow Paperbacks
ISBN 10: 0062416618 ISBN 13: 9780062416612
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller
BookShop4U
(PHILADELPHIA, PA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description William Morrow Paperbacks. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0062416618. Bookseller Inventory # Z0062416618ZN

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 6.68
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Robinson, Peter
Published by Harpercollins (2015)
ISBN 10: 0062416618 ISBN 13: 9780062416612
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
Paperbackshop-US
(Commerce, GA, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harpercollins, 2015. PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from US within 10 to 14 business days. Established seller since 2000. Bookseller Inventory # VC-9780062416612

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 7.87
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Robinson, Peter
Published by Harper Collins Publishers
ISBN 10: 0062416618 ISBN 13: 9780062416612
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
INDOO
(Avenel, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Harper Collins Publishers. Book Condition: New. Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 0062416618

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 8.37
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Robinson, Peter
ISBN 10: 0062416618 ISBN 13: 9780062416612
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97800624166120000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 12.32
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Robinson, Peter
Published by William Morrow Company, United States (2015)
ISBN 10: 0062416618 ISBN 13: 9780062416612
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository US
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description William Morrow Company, United States, 2015. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reissue. 203 x 132 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. An exceptional series. Washington PostA peaceful demonstration in the town of Eastvale ends with fifty arrests and the brutal stabbing death of a young constable. But Chief Inspector Alan Banks fears there is worse violence to come. For CID Superintendent Richard Burgess has arrived from London to take charge of the investigation, fueled by professional outrage and volatile, long-simmering hatreds.Crossing Burgess could cost the Chief Inspector his career. But the killing of a flawed Eastvale policeman is not the only murder that needs to be solved here. And if Banks doesn t unmask the true assassin, his superior s misguided obsession might well result in further bloodshed.A masterful novel of suspense, A Necessary End demonstrates how our weaknesses can lead to deadly consequences. A rich, multi-layered book, elegantly written and carefully plotted. Virginian Pilot and Ledger-Star Watch out for those twists they ll get you every time. Ian Rankin. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780062416612

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 13.03
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

8.

Robinson, Peter
Published by William Morrow Company, United States (2015)
ISBN 10: 0062416618 ISBN 13: 9780062416612
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description William Morrow Company, United States, 2015. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Reissue. 203 x 132 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book. An exceptional series. Washington PostA peaceful demonstration in the town of Eastvale ends with fifty arrests and the brutal stabbing death of a young constable. But Chief Inspector Alan Banks fears there is worse violence to come. For CID Superintendent Richard Burgess has arrived from London to take charge of the investigation, fueled by professional outrage and volatile, long-simmering hatreds.Crossing Burgess could cost the Chief Inspector his career. But the killing of a flawed Eastvale policeman is not the only murder that needs to be solved here. And if Banks doesn t unmask the true assassin, his superior s misguided obsession might well result in further bloodshed.A masterful novel of suspense, A Necessary End demonstrates how our weaknesses can lead to deadly consequences. A rich, multi-layered book, elegantly written and carefully plotted. Virginian Pilot and Ledger-Star Watch out for those twists they ll get you every time. Ian Rankin. Bookseller Inventory # AAS9780062416612

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 13.79
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

9.

Robinson, Peter
Published by William Morrow Paperbacks
ISBN 10: 0062416618 ISBN 13: 9780062416612
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 4
Seller
Movie Mars
(Indian Trail, NC, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description William Morrow Paperbacks. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0062416618 Brand New Book. Ships from the United States. 30 Day Satisfaction Guarantee!. Bookseller Inventory # 17829130

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 10.14
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

10.

Robinson, Peter
ISBN 10: 0062416618 ISBN 13: 9780062416612
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Grand Eagle Retail
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Paperback. Book Condition: New. 132mm x 25mm x 203mm. Paperback. Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 416 pages. 0.318. Bookseller Inventory # 9780062416612

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 17.13
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book