Cold is the Grave


Cold is the Grave
Cold Is The Grave  
Author(s) Peter Robinson
Country Canada
Language English
Series Inspector Alan Banks, #11
Genre(s) Crime novel
Publisher Macmillan
Publication date 2000
Media type Print (Hardback), (Paperback)
ISBN 0330482165
OCLC Number 48884116
Preceded by In a Dry Season
Followed by Aftermath

Cold Is The Grave is the 13th novel by crime-writer Peter Robinson, published in 2000 and is 11th in the multi award-winning Inspector Alan Banks series. The novel won the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Novel and the French Grand Prix de Littérature Policière.

Plot summary

Jimmy Riddle, the boss and antagonist of Alan Banks, is begging Banks to look for his daughter who has left her home to go to London. The search for the young girl is the start of a series of tragic events connected with the Riddle family with Banks as a reluctant key player. At the same time Banks and his colleagues are looking into the murders of a number of petty criminals involved in smuggling. In the background is the dodgy impressario Brian Clough, also connected to the Riddle family, luring.

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