xviii, 472 pages ; 21 cm
Originally published as: Not safe in the dark. Macmillan, 2004.
Peter Robinson pens thrilling tales rich with keen observations, pitch perfect dialogue, and shocking plot twists that have fascinated readers all over the world and made him one of the greatest suspense novelists alive. His acclaimed novels featuring Detective Inspector Alan Banks rank among the most celebrated police procedural series in modern fiction. In Not Safe After Dark and Other Stories, Robinson showcases once again his extraordinary talents with a collection of twenty stories, including three featuring Inspector Banks.In "Going Back", Inspector Banks trip to celebrate his parents Golden Anniversary reveals how evil can wear many disguises. In the Edgar Award-winning "Missing in Action", the disappearance of a young boy in the early days of WWII sparks a mob mentality with chilling results. "Innocence" captures the desperate plight of a man trapped by a set of coincidences that derail his life and lead him down a path he was destined to travel. The title story, Not Safe After Dark, is an exhilarating tale with a sudden conclusion that will leave readers hearts pounding. Not Safe After Dark and Other Stories deftly explores the darkest edges of humanity in which everyday people must commit desperate acts as they face fear, temptation, and impulses too irresistible to control.
Summer rain -- Fan mail -- Innocence -- Murder in Utopia -- Not safe after dark -- Just my luck -- Anna Said -- Missing in action -- Memory lane -- Carrion -- April in Paris -- The good partner -- Some land in Florida -- The wrong hands -- The two ladies of Rose Cottage -- Lawn sale -- Gone to the dawgs -- In Flander Fields -- The duke's wife -- Going back.
Not safe after dark and other stories
Reproduction of (manifestation): Robinson, Peter, 1950- Not safe after dark London : Macmillan, 2004 9781405021111