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In Peter Robinson's latest mystery in his awardwinning Alan Banks series, the Detective is sent to the capital in search of a missing runaway - with tragic results Dci Alan Banks is more than a little surprised when his boss. Chief Superintendent Riddle asks for his help - for it is well known that Riddle detests Banks. But Riddle's 16-year-old daughter has run away and he wants Banks to use his unorthodox methods to bring her home without fuss. Banks tracks Emily to London, where she is living in luxury with a south London gangster, and at first she refuses to return with him. But when the young girl turns up at Banks' hotel that night, beaten and scared, he is pulled even deeper into events. Especially when three months later - supposedly back safely in the bosom of her family - Emily suffers a gruesome and decidediy suspicious death.
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When the nude photo of a teenage runaway shows up on a website, the girl’s father turns to Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks for help. But these aren’t unusual circumstances, for the runaway is the daughter of a man who’s determined to destroy the dedicated Yorkshire policeman’s career and good name.
Still, it’s a case that Banks—a father himself—dares not ignore as he follows its trail into teeming London. But when a series of gruesome murders follows soon after, Banks finds himself pulled into the past and private world of his most powerful enemy, Chief Constable Jimmy Riddle.Peter Robinson is at the height of his storytelling skills in this twisting novel of suspense that proves you can never escape their pasts—especially when there are sordid secrets waiting to be revealed. About the Author:
Peter Robinson grew up in Yorkshire but now spends most of his time in Canada. He is the winner of numerous awards in the United States, Britain and Canada.
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Book Description MacMillan Audio, 2002. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M1405090901
Book Description MacMillan Audio, 2002. Audio CD. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P111405090901