I didn't like this book as much as the previous one. Overall a good read but I'm not so enthusiastic about it that I will be raiding hubby's shelves for the rest of the series, although I'll be happy enough to pick one up in the unlikely event I run out again. In this season of giving and forgiving, Banks is eager to absolve the innocent of their sins. Other than that it was a fine book. Inspector Alan Banks is called to the grim scene. No-one seemed to be aware that the two women were in a relationship.
Although I must admit that I found it a slow read in the early going as the case plods along, the pace soon picks up. A thoughtful man with a love of classical music, Banks does not have the literary knowledge of Shakespeare or contemporary myster writers of his author. Very minimal writing or notations in margins not affecting the text. She was brutally stabbed in her own home three days prior to Christmas. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.
A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. But appearances can be deceptive. Pages can include limited notes and highlighting, and the copy can include previous owner inscriptions. Leaving her past behind for a forbidden love affair, she mystified more than a few. The cover has curled corners.
Leaving her past behind for a forbidden love affair, she mystified more than a few. The spine may show signs of wear. And he soon has more suspects than he ever imagined. What the blurb promised: a gripping, relentlessly suspenseful thriller. Everyone gets judged, the bad guys are ugly and weak this is uttered several times by Banks and his asstistant Susanne and appears to be their explanation for bad behaviour. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, thatâ ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library.
Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. As he delves into her past, he realizes that for Caroline, secrecy was a way of life, and her death is no different. Possible clean ex-library copy, with their stickers and or stamp s. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The weapon is the knife used to cut the chocolate cake that is on the coffee table. Light rubbing wear to cover, spine and page edges. And now she is dead.
For Caroline Hartley, lying quietly on the couch, has been brutally murdered. Possible ex library copy, thatâ ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. Detective Constable Susan Gay is the first detective at the scene. I hadn't intended to start on this series am following more than enough but I ran out of reading material while on holiday - eeeek - so pinched this copy of hubbys. She has recently been promoted to C.
In this literate mystery, Chief Inspector Alan Banks must deal with the vicious stabbing death of a young lesbian in a room illuminated by the light of a crackling fire and a Christmas tree, the murder by starvation of an incestuous old lecher, the slashing to ribbons of a Twelfth Night cast's costumes and the near-fatal strangulation of his newest detective constable, Susan Gay. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. About this Item: Penguin Books Canada, Limited. This is not one of Robinson's newer novels so Banks married life with children may be surprising to those who start with later episodes. In this book every single character is jugdgemental and full of prejudice. The spine may show signs of wear. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.
The spine may show signs of wear. Everyone seems to be hiding something. About the Author Peter Robinson grew up in Yorkshire and now lives in Canada. Peter Robinson is a favorite author of mine who I began to read only recently. However, the investigation is being handled by an inexperienced officer. More than anything else this was a case of figuring who had opportunity.