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The Price of Love and Other Stories

Peter Robinson

From the New York Times bestselling author comes a riveting collection of short fiction, marked by the piercing psychological insight and brilliant characterization that are hallmarks of his acclaimed novels Ever since the publication of his first mystery featuring Detective Inspector Alan Banks, Peter Robinson has been steadily building a reputation for compulsively readable and perceptive novels that probe the dark side of human nature. Plumbing the territory that he has so successfully staked, The Price of Love and Other Stories includes two novellas and several stories featuring the Yorkshire policeman at his finest. In the novella "Going Back," never before published in the United States, Banks returns home for a family reunion, only to find it taking a decidedly sinister turn. In "Like a Virgin," written especially for this volume, Banks revisits the period in his life and the terrible crime that led him to leave London for Eastvale. And in between, the disparate motives that move us to harm one another, from love and jealousy to greed and despair, are all explored with fascinating depth. Edgy and smart, thrilling and suspenseful, this remarkable collection is a must-have for Robinson fans-and any fan of compelling crime fiction.

From the New York Times bestselling author comes a riveting collection of short fiction, marked by the piercing psychological insight and brilliant characterization that are hallmarks of his acclaimed novels Ever since the publication of his first mystery featuring Detective Inspector Alan Banks, Peter Robinson has been steadily building a reputation for compulsively readable and perceptive novels that probe the dark side of human nature. Plumbing the territory that he has so successfully staked, The Price of Love and Other Stories includes two novellas and several stories featuring the Yorkshire policeman at his finest. In the novella "Going Back," never before published in the United States, Banks returns home for a family reunion, only to find it taking a decidedly sinister turn. In "Like a Virgin," written especially for this volume, Banks revisits the period in his life and the terrible crime that led him to leave London for Eastvale. And in between, the disparate motives that move us to harm one another, from love and jealousy to greed and despair, are all explored with fascinating depth. Edgy and smart, thrilling and suspenseful, this remarkable collection is a must-have for Robinson fans-and any fan of compelling crime fiction.
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From the New York Times bestselling author comes a riveting collection of short fiction, marked by the piercing psychological insight and brilliant characterization that are hallmarks of his acclaimed novels Ever since the publication of his first mystery featuring Detective Inspector Alan Banks, Peter Robinson has been steadily building a reputation for compulsively readable and perceptive novels that probe the dark side of human nature. Plumbing the territory that he has so successfully staked, The Price of Love and Other Stories includes two novellas and several stories featuring the Yorkshire policeman at his finest. In the novella "Going Back," never before published in the United States, Banks returns home for a family reunion, only to find it taking a decidedly sinister turn. In "Like a Virgin," written especially for this volume, Banks revisits the period in his life and the terrible crime that led him to leave London for Eastvale. And in between, the disparate motives that move us to harm one another, from love and jealousy to greed and despair, are all explored with fascinating depth. Edgy and smart, thrilling and suspenseful, this remarkable collection is a must-have for Robinson fans-and any fan of compelling crime fiction.

Language:

English

Narrators:

John Lee, Gideon Emery, Angela Goethals, Rosalyn Landor

Length:

12h 36m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:24


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

03:29


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

10:48


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

04:24


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

01:32


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

08:06


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

01:49


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

09:14


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

08:03


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

04:18


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:24


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

06:53


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

04:55


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

01:24


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

06:54


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

05:32


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

02:05


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

05:15


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

01:02


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

10:17


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

02:34


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

06:30


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

06:00


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:16


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

06:13


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

10:16


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

06:30


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

08:03


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

04:10


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

04:13


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

06:18


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

06:54


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

06:24


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

05:38


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

08:33


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

06:40


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

08:09


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

08:25


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

08:22


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

05:14


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

10:04


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

08:28


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

06:55


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

07:55


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

07:15


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

09:47


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

08:33


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

05:38


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

06:46


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

06:52


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

06:54


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

04:15


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

05:25


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

08:51


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

08:45


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

04:28


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

07:52


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

10:51


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

08:37


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

05:54


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

09:17


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

05:30


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

06:16


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

05:05


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

08:47


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

10:09


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

09:48


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

05:23


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

07:46


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

07:19


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

08:01


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

08:28


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

04:55


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

04:04


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

03:56


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

05:50


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

06:42


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

06:10


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

07:32


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

06:41


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

08:16


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

05:08


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

07:14


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

05:49


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

10:17


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

10:17


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

06:40


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

05:41


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

06:16


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

10:34


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

09:38


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

04:35


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

09:16


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

10:17


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

06:08


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

07:05


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

03:26


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

08:43


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

08:26


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

08:37


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

09:01


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

08:12


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

10:35


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

06:23


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

09:34


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

06:40


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

08:58


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

09:24


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

07:14


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

07:44


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

00:40