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The Resource When the music's over | When the music's over : an Inspector Banks novel, Peter Robinson, (overdrive ebook)

When the music's over | When the music's over : an Inspector Banks novel, Peter Robinson, (overdrive ebook)

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When the music's over : an Inspector Banks novel
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When the music's over
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an Inspector Banks novel
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Peter Robinson
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  • "Inspector Alan Banks--hailed as "a man for all seasons" by Michael Connelly--must face the music when he becomes embroiled in one of his most perplexing and distressing cases in this haunting page-turner from New York Times bestselling author Peter Robinson. Two women. Two crimes. The first is a poet claiming she was assaulted decades earlier by a man now regarded as one of the country's national treasures. The second is a girl found on a remote roadside, her body broken, her life snuffed out. For Alan Banks, newly promoted to Detective Superintendent, the first case rips a tunnel into long-ago days of innocence and discovery, of music and light. And in the victim, he sees an opportunity for magic recaptured--if he can bring her assailant to justice. For Detective Inspector Annie Banks, the lifeless young woman poses a baffling mystery--a mystery that will lead her into the unlikeliest of places, interviewing the unlikeliest of suspects. Emotionally resonant and ingeniously plotted, When the Music's Over begins a new chapter for Banks--and shows Peter Robinson at his tense, triumphant best"--
  • "Two women. Two crimes. The first is a poet claiming she was assaulted decades earlier by a man now regarded as one of the country's national treasures. And the second is a girl found on a remote roadside, her body broken, her life snuffed out. For Alan Banks, newly promoted to Detective Superintendent, the first case rips a tunnel into long-ago days of innocence and discovery, of music and light. And in the victim, he sees an opportunity for magic recaptured... if he can bring her assailant to justice. For Detective Inspector Annie Banks, the lifeless young woman poses a baffling mystery - a mystery that will lead her into the unlikeliest of places, interviewing the unlikeliest of suspects. Emotionally resonant and ingeniously plotted, When the Music's Over begins a new chapter for Banks - and shows Peter Robinson at his tense, triumphant best"--
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When the music's over
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"Inspector Alan Banks--hailed as "a man for all seasons" by Michael Connelly--must face the music when he becomes embroiled in one of his most perplexing and distressing cases in this haunting page-turner from New York Times bestselling author Peter Robinson. Two women. Two crimes. The first is a poet claiming she was assaulted decades earlier by a man now regarded as one of the country's national treasures. The second is a girl found on a remote roadside, her body broken, her life snuffed out. For Alan Banks, newly promoted to Detective Superintendent, the first case rips a tunnel into long-ago days of innocence and discovery, of music and light. And in the victim, he sees an opportunity for magic recaptured--if he can bring her assailant to justice. For Detective Inspector Annie Banks, the lifeless young woman poses a baffling mystery--a mystery that will lead her into the unlikeliest of places, interviewing the unlikeliest of suspects. Emotionally resonant and ingeniously plotted, When the Music's Over begins a new chapter for Banks--and shows Peter Robinson at his tense, triumphant best"--
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  • The twenty-third installment in Robinson’s popular DCI Banks series largely focuses on the sexual abuse of minors. Those who followed the revelations that beloved British TV and radio star Jimmy Savile was, in reality, a Jekyll and Hyde who used his celebrity to sexually abuse hundreds of young girls, will find that real-life case expanded upon in a really chilling way here. Banks, recently promoted to detective superintendent in North Yorkshire, is asked to head a team investigating cases of historical abuse—cases not cold, just never reported. An established poet has claimed that superstar presenter Danny Caxton assaulted her in 1967, when she was 14. At the same time, Detective Inspector Annie Cabbot must deal with the murder of another 14-year-old girl, whose body was found along a roadside. Robinson, who has won a clutch of awards, including the Edgar, the UK’s Crime Writers’ Association’s Dagger in the Library Award, and Sweden’s Martin Beck Award, delivers another cracking police procedural about an issue that has immediacy. Unfortunately, despite his gripping story lines, Robinson remains a long-winded writer, rarely using one word if 20 are at hand. -- Fletcher, Connie (Reviewed 5/1/2016) (Booklist, vol 112, number 17, p41)
  • In Edgar-winner Robinson’s timely, sobering 23rd Inspector Banks novel (after 2015’s In the Dark Places), Det. Insp. Annie Cabbot investigates the rape and murder of 15-year-old Mimosa “Mimsy” Moffat, a white girl found naked on a country road, who lived in the nearby estates in Wytherton, York, and ran with a crowd that included several older guys of Pakistani descent. While Cabbot must tread carefully in the racially charged atmosphere during her investigation, Banks, recently promoted to detective superintendent, looks into claims made against a beloved British variety star, Danny Caxton, a 1960s-era crooner known for the catchphrase “Do your own thing,” which seemed to include raping 14-year-old Linda Palmer in 1967. Banks must decide whether Palmer, a poet who now wants to pursue a case against Caxton, is credible, and whether she’s his only victim. Robinson takes hot-button topics—xenophobia, sexual assault, and celebrities—and turns them into uniquely compelling cases for Banks, who remains a stalwart of justice in crime fiction. Agent: Dominick Abel, Dominick Abel Literary Agency. (Aug.)
			 --Staff (Reviewed 06/27/2016) (Publishers Weekly, vol 263, issue 26, p)
  • The 23rd Alan Banks mystery (after In the Dark Places) opens with a naked girl thrown out of a van on a dark country road. DI Annie Cabbot and recently promoted Detective Superintendent Banks pursue separate but related cases, linked by the sexual exploitation of teen girls. Cabbot works the rape and murder case of the 15-year-old girl ejected from the van, a case possibly connected to the heinous practice of grooming girls for prostitution and complicated by cultural differences with the Asian community. Banks's investigation involves historical abuse. Well-known poet Linda Palmer was raped in 1967 at age 14 by popular British celebrity Danny Caxton. As the evidence piles up and more crimes surface the teams race to solve their cases. Happily, the resolution includes the hint of a new age-appropriate love interest for Banks. VERDICT Somehow, Banks and company never lose their appeal for fans of gritty British crime novels, especially those featuring a music-loving detective who is always in trouble and rarely lucky in love. Series followers won't be disappointed. [See Prepub Alert, 2/29/16.] --Barbara Clark-Greene (Reviewed 06/01/2016) (Library Journal, vol 141, issue 10, p74)
  • Alan Banks' first case as detective superintendent is a 50-year-old sex crime that's echoed by an equally appalling assault in present-day Eastvale."Do your own thing!" was Danny Caxton's catchphrase back when he was a pop singer. But a more accurate trademark might have been the one dropped by his ex-wife, Carol Canning: "When the music's over, it's time to have some fun." Encouraged by some recent high-visibility prosecutions of celebrities for ancient sex crimes, poet Linda Palmer has accused Caxton and a friend he summoned to his Blackpool hotel room of raping her during the summer of 1967, when Caxton was at the height of his celebrity. Still wealthy at 85, he denies every word of her story, and Banks (In the Dark Places, 2015, etc.) will have his hands full gathering evidence against him, especially since the original case files went missing long ago and DI Annie Cabbot, Banks' right hand on Homicide and Serious Crimes, is busy investigating a much more recent outrage: the case of Mimosa Moffat, a 14-year-old girl who was tossed out of a van on Bradham Lane by three men who had raped her repeatedly, then picked up by another driver who beat and kicked her to death. The investigations of crimes nearly half a century apart will both be developed through a series of knife-sharp interrogations in which the coppers are barely less hostile or prone to anger than the suspects they're questioning. Despite the double plot requiring two virtually unrelated pools of characters, the thematic connections between the cold case and the red-hot case are so pervasive and powerful that the result is one of the most tightly spun tales to come from Robinson's remorseless imagination.(Kirkus Reviews, June 1, 2016)
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Inspector Banks novels
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23
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adult
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When the musics over
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When the Music's Over
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<p>A baffling murder on a remote country lane puts Alan Banks and his team to the test in the detective's most intense and gripping case yet &#8211; from an author hailed by Louise Penny as "a writer at the top of his game."</p><p>With Detective Inspector Annie Cabbot investigating the young woman's death, newly promoted Detective Superintendent Banks finds himself taking on the coldest of cases: a fifty-year-old assault allegedly perpetrated by beloved celebrity Danny Caxton. Now Caxton stands accused at the center of a media storm, and it's Banks' job to discover the shocking truth.</p><p>As more women step forward with accounts of Caxton's manipulation, Banks must piece together decades-old evidence &#8211; as the investigation leads him down the darkest of paths...</p><p>Suspenseful, powerful, and surprising, When the Music's Over is the finest novel to date from one of the foremost suspense writers at work today.</p>
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<p>A baffling murder on a remote country lane puts Alan Banks and his team to the test in the detective's most intense and gripping case yet &#8211; from an author hailed by Louise Penny as "a writer at the top of his game."</p><p>With Detective Inspector Annie Cabbot investigating the young woman's death, newly promoted Detective Superintendent Banks finds himself taking on the coldest of cases: a fifty-year-old assault allegedly perpetrated by beloved celebrity Danny Caxton. Now Caxton stands accused at the center of a media storm, and it's Banks' job to discover the shocking truth.</p><p>As more women step forward with accounts of Caxton's manipulation, Banks must piece together decades-old evidence &#8211; as the investigation leads him down the darkest of paths...</p><p>Suspenseful, powerful, and surprising, When the Music's Over is the finest novel to date from one of the foremost suspense writers at work today.</p>
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