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Playing with fire

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New York, NY : W. Morrow, c2004.
1st ed.
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354 pages ; 24 cm.
Main Library - Adult Fiction
Fiction Robinso

Chief Inspector Alan Banks finds himself up against a diabolical arsonist in this electrifying novel of suspense from New York Times bestselling author Peter Robinson.

In the early hours of the morning, a man reports a fire on two old canal boats. One of the firefighters notices the use of accelerant at the scene and calls the police, but by the time Inspector Banks arrives, the fire brigade have put out the flames and only the smoldering wreckage remains. A body has been found on each barge, and all the evidence points towards a deliberate arson attack.

One of the victims is Tina, a young girl with a drug addiction and a terrible past who had been living with her boyfriend Mark. The other is Tom, an artist who had been living alone. Now, with little evidence to go on and a number of possible suspects, including Tina's boyfriend, the local 'lock-keeper' who reported the fire, and Tina's own father, Banks must begin to delve into the lives of the victims, and to discover who could have wanted them out of the way forever...

From the master of psychological suspense, Peter Robinson, comes a mind-bending thriller of secrets and murder.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Robinson, P. (2004). Playing with fire. New York, NY: W. Morrow.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Robinson, Peter, 1950-. 2004. Playing With Fire. New York, NY: W. Morrow.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Robinson, Peter, 1950-, Playing With Fire. New York, NY: W. Morrow, 2004.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Robinson, Peter. Playing With Fire. New York, NY: W. Morrow, 2004. Print.

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