Aftermath : DCI Banks Mysteries

  • by Peter Robinson
  • Narrated by Ron Keith
  • Series: DCI Banks Mysteries
  • 16 hrs and 14 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

When Inspector Banks of Yorkshire investigates whether an abusive husband might be guilty of an unsolved string of murders, his suspicions are aroused by the details of the man's marriage. Is the suspect's wife a victim or could she be his accomplice? Popular with fans of P.D. James and Ruth Rendell, Edgar Award-winning author Peter Robinson has earned honors and critical praise for his Inspector Banks novels.

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What the Critics Say

"A proven master of the British police procedural, Robinson should find a large audience for this gripping, psychologically astute tale." (Publishers Weekly)
"This multilayered novel puts Banks firmly in the upper echelon of British mystery writers." (Library Journal)
"A devilishly good plotter...[Robinson's] characterizations are so subtle that even the psychological profiler is stumped." (New York Times Book Review)

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Customer Reviews

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Great book!

I am so pleased that I didn't pay any attention to the original review.

This book is a refreshing twist on the crime thriller working after the apprehension of the suspect not up to it.

Enjoy
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- Giles T. Jackson

Excellent Police Procedural

Peter Robinson gives us another entry in the series of police procedurals set in Yorkshire and featuring Inspector Banks. Fully realized characters, well-drawn setting. Plotting a little hokey near the end with some breathless action not in keeping with Robinson's normally highly realistic style. Doesn't ruin it; just a bit melodramatic for Robinson.
The reader is masterful: wide range of great voice characterizations; every phrase read for meaning.
Highly recommended, if not quite so good as Robinson's "In a Dry Season".
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- Kev

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-22-2004
  • Publisher: Recorded Books