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In a dry season: Chief Inspector Banks Series, Book 10

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New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-winning author Peter Robinson delivers an unforgettable, compelling thriller of a lost village and the deadly secrets that are unearthed upon its discovery--secrets that include murder.

In the blistering, dry summer, the waters of Thornfield Reservoir have been depleted, revealing the ruins of the small Yorkshire village that lay at its bottom--ruins that house the unidentified bones of a murdered young woman. Detective Chief Inspector Banks faces a daunting challenge: he must unmask a sadistic killer who has escaped detection for half a century. For the dark secrets of Hobb's End continue to haunt the dedicated policeman, even though the town that bred them has died and its former residents have been scattered to far places--or even to their graves.

Demonstrating once again why Peter Robinson is a master of suspense, In a Dry Season is a powerful, insightful, and searing novel of past crimes and present evil.

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Full title in a dry season
Author robinson peter
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display_description In Yorkshire, a dried water reservoir yields the skeleton of a woman who has been dead for fifty years. Inspector Banks learns the victim was a flirtatious World War II farm girl. The area was full of Yanks and her husband was at the front.
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series Inspector Alan Banks mysteries
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subject_facet Banks, Alan (Fictitious character) -- Fiction, Detective and mystery stories, English, Extinct cities -- Fiction, Police -- England -- Yorkshire -- Fiction, Yorkshire (England) -- Fiction
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title_full In a Dry Season Chief Inspector Banks Series, Book 10, In a dry season / Peter Robinson
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title_sub Chief Inspector Banks Series, Book 10
topic_facet Banks, Alan (Fictitious character), Detective and mystery stories, English, Extinct cities, Fiction, Mystery, Police