This collection comprises all of Peter Robinson's short crime tales, including four stories featuring Inspector Banks, a private-eye story set in Florida, and a romantic mystery set in Paris. The modern classic, 'Innocence', won the Crime Writer of Canada's Best Short Story Award. This collection also includes two historical stories.
Whether he writes pure detective stories or heartbreakingly noir tales, Peter Robinson is a thoughtful writer who is one of the crime world's finest stylists.
'Readers who know Robinson only through his Inspector Banks novels are in for a treat' KIRKUS REVIEWS
This complete collection of Peter Robinson’s short crime tales includes four stories featuring Inspector Banks, a private-eye story set in Florida, a romantic Parisian mystery, and the modern classic, ‘Innocence’ – winner of the Crime Writer of Canada’s Best Short Story Award.
Whether writing pure detective fiction or heartbreaking noir, Peter Robinson is one of the crime world’s finest stylists. This anthology explores our hidden paranoia, challenges all that we take for granted and lures us to new, exotic places, only to make us wish that we could run back home.
‘Chilling, evocative, deeply nuanced works of art’ Dennis Lehane
‘Readers who know Robinson only through his Inspector Banks novels are in for a treat’ Kirkus Reviews