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Not Safe After Dark - And Other Stories

Peter Robinson

From the New York Times bestselling author of Sleeping in the Ground comes this brilliantly nuanced short story collection of twenty stories—most never before published in the US, and one of them an Edgar winner—which also features three Inspector Banks tales. Peter Robinson pens thrilling tales rich with keen observations, pitch perfect dialogue, and shocking plot twists that have fascinated readers all over the world and made him one of the greatest suspense novelists alive. His acclaimed novels featuring Detective Inspector Alan Banks rank among the most celebrated police procedural series in modern fiction. In Not Safe After Dark and Other Stories, Robinson showcases once again his extraordinary talents with a collection of twenty stories, including three featuring Inspector Banks. In "Going Back", Inspector Banks' trip to celebrate his parents' Golden Anniversary reveals how evil can wear many disguises. In the Edgar Award-winning "Missing in Action", the disappearance of a young boy in the early days of WWII sparks a mob mentality with chilling results. "Innocence" captures the desperate plight of a man trapped by a set of coincidences that derail his life and lead him down a path he was destined to travel. The title story, Not Safe After Dark, is an exhilarating tale with a sudden conclusion that will leave readers' hearts pounding. Not Safe After Dark and Other Stories deftly explores the darkest edges of humanity in which everyday people must commit desperate acts as they face fear, temptation, and impulses too irresistible to control. "American readers who know Robinson only through his nine Inspector Banks novels are in for a treat. . . . The finish throughout is faultless."—Kirkus Reviews Publisher's note: Peter Robinson is both a widely acclaimed and internationally bestselling novelist and an Edgar-winning author of short stories. This special edition of Not Safe After Dark collects 20 of his finest short stories -- previously published in different editions under the same title, but never befo

From the New York Times bestselling author of Sleeping in the Ground comes this brilliantly nuanced short story collection of twenty stories—most never before published in the US, and one of them an Edgar winner—which also features three Inspector Banks tales. Peter Robinson pens thrilling tales rich with keen observations, pitch perfect dialogue, and shocking plot twists that have fascinated readers all over the world and made him one of the greatest suspense novelists alive. His acclaimed novels featuring Detective Inspector Alan Banks rank among the most celebrated police procedural series in modern fiction. In Not Safe After Dark and Other Stories, Robinson showcases once again his extraordinary talents with a collection of twenty stories, including three featuring Inspector Banks. In "Going Back", Inspector Banks' trip to celebrate his parents' Golden Anniversary reveals how evil can wear many disguises. In the Edgar Award-winning "Missing in Action", the disappearance of a young boy in the early days of WWII sparks a mob mentality with chilling results. "Innocence" captures the desperate plight of a man trapped by a set of coincidences that derail his life and lead him down a path he was destined to travel. The title story, Not Safe After Dark, is an exhilarating tale with a sudden conclusion that will leave readers' hearts pounding. Not Safe After Dark and Other Stories deftly explores the darkest edges of humanity in which everyday people must commit desperate acts as they face fear, temptation, and impulses too irresistible to control. "American readers who know Robinson only through his nine Inspector Banks novels are in for a treat. . . . The finish throughout is faultless."—Kirkus Reviews Publisher's note: Peter Robinson is both a widely acclaimed and internationally bestselling novelist and an Edgar-winning author of short stories. This special edition of Not Safe After Dark collects 20 of his finest short stories -- previously published in different editions under the same title, but never befo
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From the New York Times bestselling author of Sleeping in the Ground comes this brilliantly nuanced short story collection of twenty stories—most never before published in the US, and one of them an Edgar winner—which also features three Inspector Banks tales. Peter Robinson pens thrilling tales rich with keen observations, pitch perfect dialogue, and shocking plot twists that have fascinated readers all over the world and made him one of the greatest suspense novelists alive. His acclaimed novels featuring Detective Inspector Alan Banks rank among the most celebrated police procedural series in modern fiction. In Not Safe After Dark and Other Stories, Robinson showcases once again his extraordinary talents with a collection of twenty stories, including three featuring Inspector Banks. In "Going Back", Inspector Banks' trip to celebrate his parents' Golden Anniversary reveals how evil can wear many disguises. In the Edgar Award-winning "Missing in Action", the disappearance of a young boy in the early days of WWII sparks a mob mentality with chilling results. "Innocence" captures the desperate plight of a man trapped by a set of coincidences that derail his life and lead him down a path he was destined to travel. The title story, Not Safe After Dark, is an exhilarating tale with a sudden conclusion that will leave readers' hearts pounding. Not Safe After Dark and Other Stories deftly explores the darkest edges of humanity in which everyday people must commit desperate acts as they face fear, temptation, and impulses too irresistible to control. "American readers who know Robinson only through his nine Inspector Banks novels are in for a treat. . . . The finish throughout is faultless."—Kirkus Reviews Publisher's note: Peter Robinson is both a widely acclaimed and internationally bestselling novelist and an Edgar-winning author of short stories. This special edition of Not Safe After Dark collects 20 of his finest short stories -- previously published in different editions under the same title, but never befo

Language:

English

Narrators:

Simon Prebble, James Patrick Cronin, Faye Adele, James Langton

Length:

14h 57m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:27


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

08:01


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

43:56


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

43:52


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

48:21


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

39:51


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

13:29


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

22:02


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

34:36


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

46:36


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

20:37


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

19:56


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

48:06


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

40:33


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

51:08


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

44:44


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

38:55


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

33:40


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

32:29


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

01:06:54


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

26:00


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

51:46


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

55:01


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

01:05:27


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

00:41