Gallows View : The First Alan Banks Novel (Paperback)

Author: Robinson, Peter

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Former London policeman Alan Banks relocated to Yorkshire seeking some small measure of peace. But depravity and violence are not unique to large cities. His new venue, the quaint little village of Eastvale, seems to have more than its fair share of malefactors, among them a brazen Peeping Tom who hides in night''s shadows spying on attractive, unsuspecting ladies as they prepare for bed. And when an elderly woman is found brutally slain in her home, Chief Inspector Banks wonders if the voyeur has increased the intensity of his criminal activities. But whether related or not, perverse local acts and murderous ones are combining to profoundly touch Banks''s suddenly vulnerable personal life, forcing a dedicated law officer to make hard choices he''d dearly hoped would never be necessary.

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Publisher Harpercollins
Mfg Part# 9780062009388
SKU 214439714
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0062009389
Release Date 8/1/2010
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Dimensions (in Inches) 8.5H x 5.5L x 1T
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"His mysteries are adroitly plotted, tinglingly literate, and immensely satisfying."
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Editors Note Former London policeman Alan Banks relocated to Yorkshire seeking some small measure of peace. But depravity and violence are not unique to large cities. His new venue, the quaint little village of Eastvale, seems to have more than its fair share of malefactors, among them a brazen Peeping Tom who hides in night's shadows spying on attractive, unsuspecting ladies as they prepare for bed. And when an elderly woman is found brutally slain in her home, Chief Inspector Banks wonders if the voyeur has increased the intensity of his criminal activities. But whether related or not, perverse local acts and murderous ones are combining to profoundly touch Banks's suddenly vulnerable personal life, forcing a dedicated law officer to make hard choices he'd dearly hoped would never be necessary.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0309
Publisher Harper Paperbacks
Series Part 01

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