The Hanging Valley : DCI Banks Mysteries

  • by Peter Robinson
  • Narrated by James Langton
  • Series: DCI Banks Mysteries
  • 9 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

No one dreamed something so hideous could grow in so beautiful a place....
Many who visit the valley are overwhelmed by its majesty. Some wish they never had to leave. One didn't: a hiker whose decomposing corpse is discovered by an unsuspecting tourist. But this strange, incomprehensible murder is only the edge of the darkness that hovers over a small rural village and its tight-lipped residents, who guard shattering secrets of sordid pasts and private shames.
Detective Chief Inspector Alan Banks knows that both the grim truth and a cold-blooded killer are hiding here, far from the city, the noise, and safety. And he's determined to walk into the valley of death to expose them both.

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What the Critics Say

"Robinson excels in the depiction of character, especially in his portrait of his pleasingly fallible copper. He is steadily ascending toward the pinnacles of crime fiction." (Publishers Weekly)

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Customer Reviews

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Another great Inspector Banks myster

I've read all of Robinson's Inspector Banks series. Great books with characters I really care about.
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- Milan

Doesn't disappoint!

Sometimes little slow getting started , Peter Robinson's alliterative novels always end with a surprise. Definitely not your usual detective stories!
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- Forrester

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-25-2010
  • Publisher: Tantor Audio