We are thrilled to bits to be welcoming Peter Robinson, author of the Inspector Banks series of crime novels, on Tuesday 16 September 6.30-7.45pm at the Arts Space in Leeds Central Library. Abattoir Blues, the 22nd Inspector Banks novel, will be released soon, and Peter is going on tour to meet readers and sign copies of the book.
Peter will be doing a talk , question and answer session and book signing (you can buy a book) so you can ask him if he thinks Stephen Tompkinson is spot on as Inspector Banks and any other questions.
About ‘Abattoir Blues’ – Taking the title from the Nick Cave album, this sophisticated thriller, featuring DCI Alan Banks, follows the success of No.1 best-seller Children of the Revolution, which shot to the top of the UK charts earlier this year.
When two boys vanish under mysterious circumstances, the local community is filled with unease. Then a bloodstain is discovered in a disused World War Two hangar nearby, and a caravan belonging to one of the youths is burned to the ground. Things quickly become much more sinister.
Assigned to the case, DCI Banks and his team are baffled by the mystery laid out before them. But when a motor accident throws up a gruesome discovery, the investigation spins into a higher gear – in another direction. As Banks and his team struggle desperately to find the missing boy who holds the key to the puzzle, they find themselves in a race against time where it’s their turn to become the prey…