By Peter Robinson
Canada's most advantageous, bestselling crime fiction author, Peter Robinson will get larger and higher. The twenty-second ebook within the much-loved Inspector Banks sequence -- that has offered greater than ten million copies all over the world -- will entice readers of Ian Rankin and Michael Connelly.
the tale starts off with a stolen tractor, not often a role for DCI Banks and his murder and significant Crimes staff, however the new police commissioner has placed rural crime excessive on her schedule. while, an obvious crime scene is found in an previous hangar at an deserted international conflict II airfield. additionally, neighborhood lads are lacking. one in all them lives in a caravan, that is burned to the floor one evening, and the other's female friend gets an unwelcome stopover at from anyone impersonating a police officer. simply as Banks and his crew are becoming a grip on a lot of these incidents, a motor coincidence in a freak hailstorm turns up a grotesque discovery that spins the research into excessive apparatus. quickly apparently now not even the investigators themselves are secure in the course of the race opposed to time that follows.
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Extra resources for Abattoir Blues (Chief Inspector Banks, Book 22)
Nobody’s as bad as he is,’’ Dot said. ’’ ‘‘Well, stick around for the funeral,’’ she suggested. ’’ ‘‘You’re a big help,’’ Keller said. There was only one Crowder listed in the Martingale phone book. Lyman Crowder, with a telephone number but no address. About a third of the book’s listings were like that. Keller wondered why. Did these people assume everybody knew where they lived in 28 L A W R E N C E B L O C K a town this size? Or were they saddle tramps with cellular phones and no fixed abode?
If he’d wanted to know Edith’s exact reasoning he’d have had to ask her, and that had struck him as a waste of time. More 48 L A W R E N C E B L O C K to the point, the last thing he’d wanted was a chance to get to know her. That just screwed everything up, when you got to know these people. If you were going to ride a thousand miles to kill a man you’d never met, you were really well advised to be the tight-lipped stranger every step of the way. No point in talking to anybody, not the target, not the client, and not anybody else, either.
How long before news of her death found its way to White Plains? The more he thought about it, the longer it seemed likely to take. If there were, as sometimes happened, a whole string of intermediaries involved, the message might very well never get to Garcia. Maybe the simplest thing was to kill Crowder and be done with it. No, he thought. He’d just made a side trip of, yes, more than a thousand miles—and at his own expense, yet—solely to keep from having to kill this legendary Man He Never Met.
Abattoir Blues (Chief Inspector Banks, Book 22) by Peter Robinson